Living With Animals

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EKU will host "Living with Animals," including the subthemes, "Teaching with Animals" and "Living with Horses."  This conference has special relevance to the venue. Eastern Kentucky University, located in Richmond just south of Lexington, ‘The Horse Capital of the World’, began offering the first undergraduate degree in Animal Studies in 2010.

This conference will be held March 21-23, 2013 and keynote speakers will include Margo DeMello, Francine Dolins, Ken Shapiro and Kari Weil. 

If you would like to present at this conference, please send 200-300 word abstracts and CV to:

Dr. Robert Mitchell, either by email:;
or mail at:
Department of Psychology
521 Lancaster Ave.
127 Cammack Building
Richmond, KY 40475 (USA)

All abstracts are due by December 15th, 2012.
Individual papers 20 minutes. Panels of up to 3 speakers are welcome.
Selected speakers will be notified via email by January 7, 2013