Archive 2016-17

Holly Hughes

  • Venue: Fine Art Lecture Theatre
  • Start: Tue, 09 May 2017 17:30:00 BST
  • End: Tue, 09 May 2017 19:00:00 BST

Holly Hughes is a writer and performer whose work maps the fault lines of queer female identity. She has won acclaim in the form of 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship and two Village Voice Obie awards, and been a target of the religious right. 

Hughes’ work has been presented internationally at theatres and performance spaces and has published four books: “Clit Notes: A Sapphic Sampler,” (Grove Press, “O Solo Homo: The New Queer Performance,” with David Roman, “Animal Acts: Performing Species Today” (with Una Chaudhuri, University of Michigan Press), and “Memories of the Revolution: The First Ten Years of the WOW Cafe Theater,” (with Jill Dolan and Carmelita Tropicana, University of Michigan Press.)  

She has also been published in the New York Times, Ms Magazine and the Village Voice.   Currently, Hughes is a Professor at the Stamps School of Art and Design/University of Michigan.



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