“I Am Not an Animal!”
The signature cry of our species
February 24 – 25, 2017
A symposium at the Emory Conference Center, Atlanta
The big questions we face in the coming years, and how to relate to them.
Presentations, Q&A, and discussion.
Experts in the fields of psychology, ecology, philosophy, humanities, law and advocacy.
Why are we humans unable to come to grips with what we’re doing and change our behavior? How this symposium came to be.
Join us for this first-of-a-kind gathering.
Substantial discount available at the Emory Conference Center Hotel.
1. How we tell ourselves we’re not really animals.
2. Why we insist we’re not really animals.
3. What Cave Paintings Tell Us
4. King Oedipus and the End of the World
What Zoos Tell Us About Ourselves – with Randy Malamud, author of Reading Zoos.
Why It’s So Hard to Think Straight about Animals – with Hal Herzog, author of Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat.
How Thinking about Death Makes Us More Supportive of Killing Other Animals – with Uri Lifshin of Univ. or Arizona.