Mark My Words: Alexandra Horowitz Talks About “Our Dogs, Ourselves”
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October 3, 2019 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alexandra Horowitz will talk about her new book Our Dogs, Ourselves which examines the ancient bond between humans and their dogs. She is the author of Being a Dog: Following the Dog Into a World of Smell; On Looking; and Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know. Horowitz is Senior Research Fellow and head of the Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard College, Columbia University. She lives with her dogs Finnegan and Upton and her cat, Edsel.
Lori Gruen, coordinator of Wesleyan Animal Studies and William Griffin Professor of Philosophy, will moderate the discussion. Gruen is the author and editor of 11 books, including Ethics and Animals: An Introduction, and Entangled Empathy: An Alternative Ethic for Our Relationships with Animals.
A book sale and signing follows the talk.
Tickets are $20. Buy here.
The Mark My Words series is sponsored by The Wish You Well Foundation.
Connecticut Public — WNPR is the media sponsor for the Mark My Words series.