Voici un appel de proposition sur un sujet d’histoire urbaine que j’aime bien: la faune urbaine, dans le sens littéral de l’expression.
Call for Papers
Histories of Urban Animals in Canada
Beaver. Moose. Caribou. Think ‘animal’ in Canada, and these and other iconic creatures of the Canadian wilderness are sure to come to the forefront. Yet Canada has become increasingly urban since Confederation, to the point that more than 80% of the population today is considered to
live in an urban setting. And that longstanding urban identity has shaped profoundly the material and cultural contexts of human-non-human animal relations.
In light of this, we are seeking contributions to an edited collection that explores the history of animals in urban Canada, be it from an environmental, cultural, or critical animal studies approach or from another perspective. We are particularly interested in contributions that deal with British Columbia, Atlantic and northern Canada. If you are
working on the history of urban animals and are interested in contributing to this project, please contact Joanna Dean (Joanna_Dean@Carleton.ca); Darcy Ingram (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Christabelle Sethna
(Christabelle.Sethna@uottawa.ca), preferably before 7 October 2013.
Il y a de belles contributions de l’historienne Sabine Barles sur le sujet, par exemple:
BARLES, S. « Undesirable nature : Animals, resources and urban nuisance in nineteenth century Paris », p. 173-187, in : ATKINS, P. J. (éd.). Animal cities. Beastly urban histories. Aldershot : Ashgate. 2012. 279 p.