The comic strip “Mutts” appears in over 700 newspapers — and creator Patrick McDonnell uses that platform to promote adoption of shelter animals, and awareness of other animal issues, too. McDonnell will talk cartooning, his work with animal charities, and whether Guard Dog will ever be free. Then, Keri Cronin and Laurie Morrison will tell us about all the exciting things to expect at Niagara Veg Fest, coming up this Sunday June 2nd! Continue reading
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Happy Herbivore Lindsay Nixon, The Eyes of Thailand update, and Niagara’s first VegFest!
This week’s first guest is Lindsay Nixon, the Happy Herbivore. Lindsay has amassed a loyal following with her blog and two cookbooks full of low-fat vegan recipes. Her second book, Everyday Happy Herbivore, took a back-to-basics approach necessitated by her move from New York City to a small Caribbean island. Her upcoming book, The Happy … Continue reading
Manufacturing National Park Nature: Photography, Ecology, and the Wilderness Industry of Jasper
The Animal Voices team is thrilled to bring you this talk with Keri Cronin, assistant professor of Art History at Brock University about her book, Manufacturing National Park Nature: Photography, Ecology and the Wilderness Industry of Jasper. By examining ways that Jasper National Park and its inhabitants are pictured through tourist postcards, advertisements, illustrated brochures and tourist snapshots, Cronin shares … Continue reading
Animal Activism and Visual Culture: An Interview with Keri Cronin
The animal movements are known for their use of graphic images, but what is the history behind such strategies? When are these images successful and when do they backfire? Dr. Keri Cronin discusses the history of the movements, some of the key advocates, and the strategies they deployed. Continue reading