Ron Broglio

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Ron Broglio is a writer and documentary filmmaker, who received a CAF grant for his work. His research focuses on how philosophy and aesthetics can help us rethink the relationship between humans and the environment. His book Surface Encounters: Thinking with Animals and Art (University of Minnesota Press, 2011) asks what is an animal phenomenology and how might it be thought through art. Technologies of the Picturesque: British Art, Poetry, and Instruments 1750-1830  (Bucknell, 2008). In 2015, he published an edited volume (with Frederick Young) entitled Being Human: Between Animals and Technology (Routledge), and in 2017, he published Beasts of Burden: Biopolitics, Labor, and Animal Life in British Romanticism (SUNY Press). Ron teaches in the English Department of Arizona State University,