Teaching & Learning at Pigs Peace Sanctuary

This summer, I taught a course called Animals, Ethics and Food: Doing Multispecies Ethnography at the University of Washington in the Comparative History of Ideas Program (CHID). The course was unique because we got to travel to Pigs Peace Sanctuary for one day per week. While at the sanctuary, students were each paired with a singular pig for the […]

Dissertation Update & Working Through Emotional Roadblocks

I’ve had some requests from a number of readers now to talk a bit more about my dissertation research. So I thought I’d give you an update on where I am in the process. I spent the late-spring/early summer trying to gain access to small-scale dairy farms in the area. I focused on mostly the […]