Ann Pellegrini

Ann Pellegrini

Guest Speaker 2016
Ann Pellegrini

Ann Pellegrini is Professor of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts and of Social and Cultural Analysis in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, New York University. She is the author of Performance Anxieties: Staging Psychoanalysis, Staging Race (Routledge, 1997); co-author, with Janet R. Jakobsen, of Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance (NYU Press, 2003; Beacon Press, 2004); and co-author, with Michael Bronski and Michael Amico, of “You Can Tell Just By Looking” and 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People (Beacon Press, 2013). “You Can Tell Just By Looking” was a finalist for the 2014 Lambda Literary Award for Best LGBT Non-Fiction. She has also published two anthologies: Queer Theory and the Jewish Question, co-edited with Daniel Boyarin and Danial Itzkovitz (Columbia University Press, 2003); and Secularisms, co-edited with Janet R. Jakobsen (Duke University Press, 2008). Pellegrini co-edits the Sexual Cultures Series, at New York University Press, with Joshua Chambers-Letson and Tavia Nyong’o. She is currently completing a new book on queer structures of religious feeling.