We’re a cross-continent research group connected by fiber optics and shared interests in all things related to animals and animality. The SPAM Centre is run out of Concordia University, in Montréal, and Simon Fraser University, in Vancouver.
Just this week McGill-Queens University Press released the brilliant book, Villain, Vermin, Icon, Kin: Wolves and the Making of Canada, by Stephanie Rutherford (Associate Professor in the Trent School of the Environment). The book is a fascinating account of wolves’ changing positions within settler-colonial national imaginaries in Canada – it will be of great interest … More June 8 book launch! Stephanie Rutherford’s Villain, Vermin, Icon, Kin