Appel à communication : « The Human-Animal Line. Interdisciplinary Approaches », (Prague, 7-9 février 2017)

Henri Cueco, Les chiens qui sautent, 1994One of the major problems of the 21st century will be the problem of the human-animal line. The “updating” of the W. E. B. Dubois’s famous claim (1903), according to which the problem of the colour line would have been the fundamental one during the 20th century, is not only a provocation, but also the acknowledgement of a radical shift that occurred in contemporary thought, practices and sensitivity, as attested by the emergence (and success), in recent years, of new approaches such as Animal Studies, Zoopoetics, Posthumanism, Ecocriticism and Thing Theory. Different as these fields of study may be, they resonate with the common . . . → En lire plus