Queen's University

Animal Geographies II: Hybridizing

Progress in human GeographyHybridizing animal geographies scholarship encourages creative conversations among geography sub-disciplines and generates holistic knowledge of human-animal relations. This article surveys existing trends in ‘hybridity’ as a foundational concept emerging from animal geographies primarily located within human realms of geography. Fully operationalizing hybridity requires affective engagements with animals through interdisciplinary investigations of animal agency, behaviours and experiences. To this end, this article explores how animal research in geography may benefit from further extension into human-environment geographies, physical geographies and geomatics to capitalize on hybridity as both concept and practice. (Read More)