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Michael Pollan Interview at NYU Abu Dhabi

Bestselling author Michael Pollan speaks to longtime friend, fellow writer, and NYUAD faculty member Charles Siebert about the journey his thinking and writing have taken since he planted his first vegetable garden, and the doubts he battled during his transition into a full-fledged writing career.

Dr. Jane Goodall Visits NYU Abu Dhabi

Dr. Jane Goodall is a primatologist, ethologist, and anthropologist who has conducted remarkable studies of wild chimpanzees and spent decades working in conservation.

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NYUAD Arts and Humanities faculty and researchers are frequently featured in the local and international media.

Journalist discusses humans, animals
Award-winning journalist and NYU Abu Dhabi Professor of Practice of Literature and Creative Writing Charles Siebert stressed empathy in his Tuesday talk on the interrelation between animals and humans.
Yale Daily News | January 14, 2020

Charles Siebert Talks about Non-Human Animals
Sharing stories with a room of students and professors from American University of Paris and New York University. 
The American University of Paris | March 27, 2018

Letter of Recommendation: Schleich Figurines
Wild creatures rendered with an eye for detail that results in museum-diorama quality, but without having to kill anything. A recommendation from Charles Siebert, NYUAD professor of practice of literature and creative writing and contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine.
The New York Times Magazine | March 20, 2018