Newswise — New York University will host “Representing Animals,” an event celebrating the multidisciplinary nature of the field of Animal Studies, on Fri., Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., at NYU’s Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, Hemmerdinger Hall.  

“Representing Animals” will include panels on Representing Animals in the Humanities, Representing Animal Minds, and Representing Animals in Advocacy and Politics as well as a keynote address by Wesleyan University Professor Lori Gruen, moderated by Dale Jamieson, a professor of philosophy and environmental studies (3:45 p.m.). 

The event, sponsored by NYU Animal Studies and NYU’s Center for the Humanities, is free and open to the public. To RSVP, please click here: Photo ID required for entry. For more information, please call 212.992.7950. Subways: R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).           

The schedule is as follows:

9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.: “Representing Animals in Advocacy and Politics”

10:45-11:15 - Coffee break

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: “Representing Animal Minds”

2:00-3:15: “Representing Animals in the Humanities”

3:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m.: Coffee break 

3:45 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: Keynote address by Lori Gruen (Wesleyan University)

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