NYU will host “Writing Animals: A Symposium,” a conversation on animal genres featuring authors and faculty in Animal Studies, on Wed., Oct. 11.
New York University will host “Writing Animals: A Symposium,” a conversation on animal genres featuring authors and faculty in Animal Studies at NYU, on Wed., Oct. 11, 3-7:30 p.m., at NYU Center for the Humanities (20 Cooper Square, Room 503, [between 5th and 6th Streets]).
The event will feature:
• Charles Siebert, author, journalist, poet, and contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, who will deliver the keynote address;
• Karen Jay Fowler, novelist, author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves;
• Alexandra Horowitz, scientist, author of Being a Dog: Following Dogs into a World of Smell; and
• Andy Newman, writer of the New York Times’ “Pet City” column
The symposium, co-sponsored by Animal Studies at NYU as well as the university’s Center for the Humanities, Department of English, and Creative Writing Program, is free and open to the public. Registration is required. For more information, please call 212.992.7950.
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