Pig Out — Hogs and Humans in Global and Historical Context
An International Conference at Yale University
16–18 October 2015
The Yale Program in Agrarian Studies announces an international conference at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, on 16–18 October 2015 to examine the role of pigs in human society in comparative cultural and historical perspective.
Presenters are drawn from around the world and across academic disciplines, including the natural, agricultural, and environmental sciences; the humanities; and journalists, activists, and public intellectuals.
The conference is open to academic researchers, students, farmers, and other professionals with an interest in human-animal relationships, past and present.
Registration is free, and is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. However, space is limited, and advance registration is required no later than 5:00pm EDT on Thursday, 15 October. We ask that those who register be conscientious of other participants and commit to partake actively and attentively in the majority of the conference panels. See additional information on the Registration page.
- Any late changes in the agenda will be updated in the Conference Schedule. (Last update: 17 October)
- View or download a PDF of the printed Program (updated 15 October).
- Conference papers are availabe to participants from a password-protected dropbox. Last new arrival: 17 October.
- A new Welcome page compiles information for visitors to New Haven for the Conference.
- Registration period has ended.
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