Animal Sentience: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Animal Feeling

Commentary Type

Invited Commentary


Our very words for grief are borrowed, in the first place, from animals: a howling, a wailing, a keening. We could wallow with these words that we borrow, but we can also put them to work for others.

Author Biography

Fiona Probyn-Rapsey fiona.probyn-rapsey@sydney.edu.au is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at University of Sydney. Her research connects feminist postcolonial/ critical race studies and animal studies, examining where, when and how gender, race and species intersect. She is working on a project about dingoes and the cultural logic of eradication. http://sydney.edu.au/arts/gender_cultural_studies/staff/profiles/fiona.probyn-rapsey.php