Erika Ritter: The Myth of Animal Consent

Do you consider the slaughter or sacrifice of animals a justified practice? Guest lecturer Erika Ritter returns to the AR Academy in Toronto to present her views on the paradoxical attitudes humans have about animals. Ms. Ritter’s credentials as a journalist, author, playwright and speaker are numerous and available at http://erikaritter.com/ Thank you to Michael Sizer […]

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Caroline Audet on Meat Abolition

Carol Audet spoke on September 26, 2013 on the topic of meat abolition. Thank you to Michael Sizer for recording this lecture.

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Nonhuman Animal Sacrifice & the Constitution of Dominant Albertan Identity

Kelly Struthers Montford presenting : The present “referent”: Nonhuman animal sacrifice and the constitution of dominant Albertan identity at Animal Rights Academy Toronto, 25 July 2013. Thank you to Agnes Cseke for recording lecture

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Lecture Notes 2012 – 2013

Animal Rights Academy 2013 Summary and Concluding Statements Lecture notes for June 27th, 2013 by Paul York View or download the PDF Controversial Topics in Animal Rights Lecture notes for June 13th, 2013 by Paul York View or download the PDF Comparing Ablesim and Speciesism’ Lecture notes for June 13, 2013 by Mary Fantaske View or download the […]

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Tolsoy, Gandhi, and Bearing Witness

by Anita Krajnc of Toronto Pig Save/ Cow Save and guests Thank you to Michael Sizer for recording this lecture. Readings: Leo Tolstoy, “The First Step.” Preface to Howard Williams, The Ethics of Diet: An Anthology of Vegetarian Thought. 1878. Tolstoy, The First Step and Leo Tolstoy. “The Kingdom of God is Within You” Chapter […]

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Carol J. Adams, Ecofeminism, and Christian Roots of Oppression

Transcript of powerpoint slideshow for presentation on Carol Adams, delivered by Carrie Proctor, Feb. 28, 2013 ECOFEMINISM AND ANIMAL JUSTICE Finding Commonality in Suffering and Justice _____________ OUTLINE Introduction Reading Review: Carol J. Adams’ “A Very Rare and Difficult Thing” [a phrase borrowed from Simone Weil, to refer to compassion for the objectified other within […]

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