Selfie of a crested macaque, in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, 2011. Courtesy David Slater
Bringing together leading scholars and cultural critics, this panel discussion will consider the legal and ethical implications of expanded definitions of personhood. Participants will explore issues tied to animal rights, environmental protections, corporate personhood, reproductive rights, disability, and racial discrimination through specific case studies and cross-disciplinary conversation. Panelists include Adrian Chen, Karla F.C. Holloway, Kelly Oliver, and Sunaura Taylor, with Megan Hicks serving as moderator. This panel is part of Anna Craycroft’s exhibition and residency “Motion into Being,” presented during the Department of Education and Public Engagement’s Spring 2018 R&D Season: ANIMATION.