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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT3100: Dogs and Cats: Anthropological subjects

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:


Calarco, M. 2008. Zoographies: The Question of the Animal from Heidegger to Derrida. Columbia University Press.


Francione, G and Garner, R. 2010. The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation? Columbia University Press.


Hribal, J. 2011. Fear of the animal planet: The Hidden History of Animal Resistance. AK Press


Idema, W. L. 2019. Mouse Vs. Cat in Chinese Literature: Tales and Commentary. University of Washington Press.


Miyao, D. 2019. Cinema Is a Cat: A Cat Lover's Introduction to Film Studies. University of Hawai’i Press


Oliver, K. 2009. Animal Lessons: How They Teach Us to Be Human. Columbia University Press.


Skabelund, A. 2019. Empire of Dogs Canines, Japan, and the Making of the Modern Imperial World. Cornell University Press.