American Studies
American Studies

"Docked Tails, Fighting Cocks, and Raging Bulls: Making Gendered Sense of the American Animal Welfare Movement, 1830-1940"

Associate Professor Janet Davis

Fri, September 23, 2011 | GAR 1.102

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Cuban Cock Fight Postcard
Cuban Cock Fight Postcard

The Symposium on Gender, History, and Sexuality presents a talk by Dr. Janet M. Davis, associate professor of American Studies, History, and Women's and Gender Studies.

Professor Davis' presentation titled "Docked Tails, Fighting Cocks, and Raging Bulls: Making Gendered Sense of the American Animal Welfare Movement, 1830-1940," will be an overview of her new book, The Gospel of Kindness: Animal Welfare and the Making of Modern America.

Sponsored by: Symposium on Gender, History, and Sexuality; History Dept.

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