"Writing Animals: A Symposium," will feature a conversation on animal genres between authors and faculty of Animal Studies at NYU, followed by a book sale and keynote address.
This event is co-sponsored by NYU's Animal Studies, Center for the Humanities, Environmental Humanities, Department of English and Creative Writing Program.
3:00pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks
3:15-5:15pm: "Animal Genres"
Karen Joy 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)
Andy Newman, founding writer of the Pet City Column of The New York Times
In conversation with members of the faculty of NYU's Animals Studies (Open to the Public).
5:15-6:00pm: Wine and Vegan Snacks Reception, Book Sale
6:00-7:30pm: Keynote Address by Charles Siebert, author, journalist, poet, and contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine
This event is free and open to the public. Seats with RSVP's are first-come, first-served.