WHENOctober 4, 2020 6:30-8pmWHERE
WHONYU Abu Dhabi InstituteOpen to the Public
Award-winning author and journalist Charles Siebert discusses 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 ask "What On Earth Are They Saying."
Charles Siebert, Professor of Practice of Literature and Creative Writing, NYUAD
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19 Washington Square North, NYU Abu Dhabi in New York
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