Jennifer Finney Boylan is the author of thirteen books, and currently serves as the inaugural Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence. She also serves as the national co-chair of the Board of Directors of GLAAD, the media advocacy group for LGBT people worldwide.She has been a contributor to the op/ed page of the New York Times since 2007; in 2013 she became Contributing Opinion Writer. Jenny also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Kinsey Institute for Research on Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.
Alexandra Horowitz is currently teaching Creative Non-Fiction: Making Facts Sing. Her research is in animal cognition, and currently she is testing the olfactory acuity of the domestic dog through experiments in natural settings, and examining dog-human dyadic play behavior.
Kathleen Tolan is a visiting professor currently teaching Playwriting II.Tolan began as an actor in regional theatres and in film and TV. Her play Memory House premiered at Playwrights Horizons in spring ‘05, and has been produced at many theatres. Other plays include Kate’s Diary, A Girl’s Life, The Wax, and A Weekend Near Madison . Her new play, Chicago Boys, had a workshop production at the Goodman Theatre in 2011.
This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.