"Writing Animals: A Symposium," will feature, among others, Charles Siebert (New York Times writer) and Karen Jay Fowler (author of the novel We Are All Completely Besides Ourselves).
3:00pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks
3:15-5:15pm: "Animal Genres"
Karen Jay Fowler, novelist, author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (2014)
Alexandra Horowitz, scientist, author of Being a Dog: Following Dogs into a World of Smell (2016)
Sunaura Taylor, artist, scholar, author of Beasts of Burden: Animal and Disability Liberation (2017)
Andy Newman, Writer of the Pet City Column of The New York Times
In conversation with members of the faculty of NYU's Animals Studies Initiative (Open to the Public).
5:15-6:00pm: Wine and Vegan Snacks Reception
6:00-7:30pm: Keynote Address by Charles Siebert, author of several cover stories about animals in The New York Times Magazine
This event is free and open to the public. Seats with RSVP's are first-come, first-served.