What On Earth Are Animals Saying?

Talk

What On Earth Are Animals Saying?

WHEN September 19, 2017
6:30-8pm WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
Open to the Public

Award winning author and journalist, Charles Siebert, talks of his many experiences visiting with, and writing about, non-human animals, and what they reveal to us about themselves and us. Through his interludes with everyone from a former cellist in an all chimpanzee circus orchestra; to an octopus escape artist; to elephant and whale ventriloquists; to traumatized orphaned parrots who heal equally traumatized war veterans, Siebert introduces us to the animal within all humans; the common biology and languages we share with other beings; and the costs of failing to hear “What On Earth Animals Are Saying.”

Speakers
Charles Siebert, Professor of Practice of Literature and Creative Writing, NYUAD

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute


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