ENG 101: Composing Animals (Spring ’15)

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On this page you will find assigned readings, the syllabus, and links to student websites for ENG 101: Composing Animals (Department of English and Writing Program, Emory University).

STUDENT WEBSITES (links no longer active due to the expiration of students’ website subscriptions):
1:00-1:50 MWF (section 003)
(Spring 2015)
2:00-2:50 MWF (section 004) (Spring 2015)

SYLLABUS:
ENG 101: Composing Animals, Christina M. Colvin, Spring 2015 (updated March 21, 2015)

READINGS:
“The Moral Status of Mice” by Hal Herzog
“Animal Liberation: A Personal View” by Peter Singer
“Proud to Be a Speciesist” by Stephen Rose
“A unique biomedical resource at risk”

NIH to reduce significantly the use of chimpanzees in research
“Retired chimps might cost Emory millions”

“Why does Copenhagen Zoo euthanize a giraffe?”
“Don’t Presume to Know a Pig’s Mind” by Blake Hurst
Chipotle commercial, “Back to the Start”
Excerpt from In Meat We Trust by Maureen Ogle
Excerpt from The Sexual Politics of Meat by Carol J. Adams
Mark Ryden, “The Meat Show”
Dimitri Tsykalov, “Meat Weapons”
Marije Vogelzang, “Faked Meat”
“Bacon Scarf”
“Calling All Carnivores: Tell Us Why It’s Ethical to Eat Meat: A Contest”
The winning response to the above NYT contest
“Research Overview” from the Purdue OWL
“Evaluating Sources of Information” from the Purdue OWL
“Puppies and Broken Hearts” by Hal Herzog
“Why Animals Really Matter” by Marc Bekoff
“Anthropomorphism and Anthropomorphic Selection—Beyond the ‘Cute Response'” by James Serpell
“Mazes” by Ursula LeGuin
ENG 101 Research Guide

ENG 101 End-of-Semester Due Dates

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