The Lives of Animals Research Group

The Lives of Animals Research Group

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Publications

Mayberry, Allison, Alice J. Hovorka, and Kate Evans. Accepted 2017. Well-Being Impacts of Human-Elephant Conflict in Khumaga, Botswana: Exploring Visible and Hidden Dimensions. Conservation and Society.

Fraser-Celin, Valli, Alice J. Hovorka, Mark D. Hovorka and Glyn Maude. 2017. Farmer -African Wild Dog Relations in the Kalahari. Koedoe: African Protected Area Conservation and Science. 59(2):1-10.

Van Patter, Lauren E. and Alice J. Hovorka. 2017. ‘Of place’ or ‘of people’: exploring the animal spaces and beastly places of feral cats in southern Ontario, Social & Cultural Geography DOI: 10.1080/14649365.2016.1275754

Shillington, Laura and Alice Hovorka. 2017. Chapter 21: Plants, Animals, and Urban Life, in Linda Peake and Alison Bain (Eds.) Urbanization In A Global Context: A Canadian Perspective. Oxford University Press, Canada.

Hovorka, Alice. 2017. Animal geographies II: hybridizing. Progress in Human Geography. Published online  March 30, 2017 doi: 0309132417699924.

Hovorka, Alice. 2016. Animal geographies I: globalizing and decolonizing. Progress in Human Geography. Published online May 18, 2016 doi:10.1177/0309132516646291.

Geiger, Martha and Alice J. Hovorka. 2015. Donkeys in Development: Welfare Assessments and Knowledge Mobilization. Development in Practice 25(8):1091-1104.

Geiger, Martha and Alice J. Hovorka. 2015. Animal performativity: exploring donkey lives in Botswana. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 33(5):1-19.

Geiger, Martha and Alice J. Hovorka. 2015. Using physical and emotional parameters to assess donkey welfare in Botswana. Veterinary Record Open 2(1):1-7.

Hovorka, Alice. 2015. Forward. Political Ecologies of Meat. Eds Jody Emel and Harvey Neo. London: Routledge.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2015. The Gender, Place and Culture Jan Monk Distinguished Annual Lecture: Feminism and animals: exploring interspecies relations through intersectionality, performativity and standpoint. Gender, Place & Culture 22(1): 1-19.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2015. Gender and livestock in developing nations. In Anne Coles, Leslie Gray and Janet Momsen, eds. A Handbook of Gender and Development. New York & London: Routledge.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2015. Transspecies urban theory: chickens in an African city (Chapter 5). In Encountering the City, Jonathan Darling and Helen F. Wilson, eds. Aldershot UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited.       

Hovorka, Alice J. 2012. Women/chickens v. men/cattle: insights on gender-species intersectionality. Geoforum 43(4): 875-884.

Bolla, Andrea and Alice J. Hovorka. 2012. Placing wild animals in Botswana: engaging geography’s transspecies spatial theory. Humanimalia 3(2):56-82

Hovorka, Alice J. 2008. Transspecies urban theory: chickens in an African city. Cultural Geographies 15(1):95-117.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2006. The No.1 Ladies’ Poultry Farm: A Feminist Political Ecology of Urban Agriculture in Botswana.  Gender, Place and Culture 13(3): 207-225.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2005. The (re)production of gendered positionality in Botswana's commercial urban agriculture sector. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 95(2):294-313.

 

Conference Presentations

McCubbin, Sandra (presenter) and Alice J. Hovorka. 2017. Shaping African Lionscapes: An event ethnography of the Cecil Summit. Paper presented at the CAG Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada. May 2017.

Fraser-Celin, Valli (presenter), Alice J. Hovorka, and Jennifer Silver. 2017. Social Constructions of African Wild Dogs (Lycaon Pictus) by Stakeholder Groups in Botswana, Africa. Paper presented at the CAG Annual Meeting, Toronto Canada. May 2017.

D’Souza, Renée (presenter) and Alice J. Hovorka. 2017. Conservation Canines in Canada: Roles, Welfare, and Environmental Impacts. Poster presented at the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare Annual Research Symposium, Guelph, Ontario. May 2017. Third place winner.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2017. Species Relations of Power in Botswana: Making-With of a Nation. Paper presented at the AAG Annual Meeting, Boston USA. April 2017.

Van Patter, Lauren (presenter) and Alice J. Hovorka. 2015. Feral Cats in Guelph. Paper presented at the AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago USA. April 2015.

Must, Erin (presenter) and Alice J. Hovorka. 2015. Women and Cattle in Botswana. Poster presented at the AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago USA. April 2015.

Mayberry, Allison (presenter) and Alice J. Hovorka. 2015. Human-Elephant Relations in Botswana. Paper presented at the AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago USA. April 2015.

Fraser-Celin, Valli, Geiger, Martha, MacIver-Must, Erin, Mayberry, Allison, Van Patter, Lauren and Alice J. Hovorka. The Lives of Animals in Botswana. Five case studies presented at the Minding Animals 3 Conference, New Delhi India. January 2015.

Geiger, Martha and Alice J. Hovorka (presenter) 2014. Donkey welfare and positionality in Botswana. Presented at the All Things Great and Small: Interdisciplinary Animal Conference. University of California at Davis, November.

Geiger, Martha (presenter) and Alice J. Hovorka 2014. Exploring donkey welfare and social perception in Botswana. Presented at the World Horse Welfare 7th International Colloquium. Royal Holloway, London England.

Van Patter, Lauren (presenter) and Alice J. Hovorka 2014. Feral cats and the nature of belonging. Poster presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. Brock University, St. Catherines, Canada.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2014. Gender, livestock and development: exploring key trends, shortcomings and critical insights. Paper presented at the Global Development Symposium: Linking Human and Animal Health. Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph Canada.

Geiger, Martha (presenter) and Alice J. Hovorka. 2013. Exploring Donkey Welfare and Positionality in Botswana. Paper presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, USA.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2012. Women/chickens v. men/cattle: insights on gender-species intersectionality. Poster presented at the Minding Animals 2 Conference, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Hovorka, Alice J. (presenter) and Martha Geiger. 2012. At the Margins of Development: Donkey Lives in Botswana. Paper presented at the Global Development Symposium, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph Canada.

Geiger, Martha and Alice J. Hovorka (presenter). 2012. Exploring Donkey Welfare and Positionality in Botswana. Short talk at the Campbell Centre on Animal Welfare Studies Research Symposium, University of Guelph, Guelph Canada.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2011. Chicken v. cattle: feminist geographical insights on interspecies hierarchy. Paper presented at the Sex, Gender, Species Conference, Wesleyan College, Connecticut USA.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2009. Exploring animal agency in the urban landscape. Paper presented at the Meet Animal Meat Conference, Centre for Gender Research at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

Bolla, Andrea (presenter) and Alice J. Hovorka. 2009. The role of wildlife in Botswana. Paper presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, USA.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2005. Animal cities: reinterpreting Africa’s urbanization. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, London, Ontario Canada.

 

Invited Talks

Hovorka, Alice J. 2016. Donkey Performativity: Gender Theory and Human-Animal Relations. Invited Seminar on Gender and Animals, Uppsala University and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2015. Animal Performativity: The Lives of Donkeys in Botswana. Paper presented the Department of Geography Seminar Series, Queen’s University, Ontario Canada.

Geiger, Martha and Alice J. Hovorka [presenter]. 2014. Animal Bodies and Performativity: Donkey Lives in Botswana. Paper presented the Department of Geography Colloquium Series, York University, Ontario Canada.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2014. Feminism & animals: exploring interspecies relations in Botswana and beyond. Gender Place & Culture Jan Monk Distinguished Professor Lecture. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, Tampa Florida.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2014. Feminism & animals: exploring interspecies relations in Botswana and beyond. Jan Monk Distinguished Professor Lecture. Department of Geography, University of Arizona, Tucson Arizona.

Hovorka, Alice J., Valli-Laurente Fraser-Celin and Allison Mayberry. 2014. Exploring the lives of animals in Botswana. Presentation to the Campbell Centre for Studies in Animal Welfare Student Chapter, University of Guelph.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2014. The Lives of Animals in Botswana. Presentation to the Department of Geography, University of Victoria, British Columbia Canada.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2013. Human-Animal Landscapes in Botswana. Presentation to the ‘Landscapes Across Disciplines’ Research Workshop, University of Buffalo, Buffalo New York, USA.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2013. Women/chickens v. men/cattle: insights on gender-species intersectionality. Paper presented to the Village at the Arboretum community group, Guelph Canada.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2012. Women/chickens v. men/cattle: insights on gender-species intersectionality. Poster presented at the Humboldt Foundation Colloquium, Toronto, Canada.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2012. Women/chickens v. men/cattle: insights on gender-species intersectionality. Paper presented at the Canadian History and Environment Summer School, University of Guelph, Guelph Canada.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2011. The lives of women and chickens in Botswana: intersections, hierarchies and everyday life. Presentation to Arts, Science & Technology Research Alliance, University of Guelph.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2011. Panelist for Session on “Animal Geography: Emerging Perspectives”. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2004. The power of poultry. Paper presented the Department of Geography Colloquium Series, York University, Ontario Canada.

Hovorka, Alice J. 2003. Chicks and the city. Paper presented at the International Development Seminar Series, University of Guelph, Ontario Canada.