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Holly Hughes: “Animal Acts: Performing Species Today” Published

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Animal Acts: Performing Species Today,” a collection of animal themed performance scripts with commentaries from leading scholars, co-edited by Holly Hughes and Una Chaudhuri, will be published by the University of Michigan Press on January 24th. The book features work by well known performance artists such as Rachel Rosenthal and Hughes, as well as original essays by Donna Haraway, Jill Dolan, Larry LaFontaine, and others. Co-editor Una Chaudhuri directs NYU’s program in Abu Dhabi and is one of the most prominent scholars in the field of animal studies. The Press’s website will also feature video clips of performances in excerpt that were filmed last year in the Duderstadt Studio.