Moving Animals

This March, Vanessa Bateman presented at the workshop “Historicizing STS: Turning Points in Reflections on Science and Technology” at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg: Cultures of Research (c:o/re) in Aachen, an International Center for Advanced Studies in Philosophy, Sociology, and History of Science and Technology at RWTH Aachen University. Presenting on the panel “Turning from Humans to Non-Humans,” organized by c:o/re fellows Benjamin Peters and Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou, Vanessa presented, “Animal Histories: Moving Between/Across STS, Environmental History, and Visual Culture,” discussing the scholarship produced by the Moving Animals project, as well as her work-in-progress case study on the visual archive of the elk migration in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem between 1900-1970.

Image: Stephen N. Leek, “Two people feeding elk,” c. 1910-1940, glass lantern slide. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center, S. N. Leek papers, Accession number 03138, Box 12.