One in the series of Human-Animal Studies ebooks produced as a result of the (printed) publication of the definitive HAS handbook, Teaching the Animal: Human–Animal Studies across the Disciplines. This chapter focuses on cultural studies, includes two course syllabi, and has a full resources section covering all disciplines. Includes the chapter by Kenneth Shapiro.
Margo DeMello is the Program Director for Human-Animal Studies at the Animals and Society Institute, and President and Executive Director of the House Rabbit Society. She holds a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology and lectures at Central New Mexico Community College. Her books include Bodies of Inscription: A Cultural History of the Modern Tattoo Community, Stories Rabbits Tell, Low-Carb Vegetarian, Why Animals Matter: The Case for Animal Protection, The Encyclopedia of Body Adornment, and Feet and Footwear. She is also the editor of Teaching the Animal.