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Celebration of “Animal Acts” in New York City

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New York University is hosting an event to celebrate the publication of Animal Acts: Performing Species Today, co-edited by Holly Hughes and Una Chaudhuri on Friday, September 19th at the Tisch School for the Arts in New York City. 

The book, which collects animal themed performance texts by leading artists, accompanied by commentaries by leading scholars in the field of performance, gender and animal studies, including Jill Dolan and Donna Haraway, to name a few, was published by the University of Michigan Press.

This event will include a performance by Stamps alumni Joseph Keckler, as well as Holly Hughes, recent Witt Resident Carmelita Tropicana and others, in conversation with scholars.

Performing Species: What Can Animal Studies and Theatre/​Performance Studies Teach Each Other?