Dr. Ghislaine Pussait’s Homobonobo Project: a performance by Shelly Mars

March 1, Thursday
6 to 7:30 pm
Shelly Mars, solo performance artist
followed by a discussion led by:
Una Chaudhuri, English, New York University
Carolyn Dinshaw, English and Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University
A multi-media presentation in the style of a keynote lecture by the self-important Dr. Pussait, a Belgian ethologist and Bonobo expert.
The piece playfully questions the limits of scientific approaches to understanding animal (and human) behavior.
Queer studies meets Animal Studies meets Posthumanism to take on the imperial history of scientific racialization.
19 University Place
Room 102

For more information about the Homobonobo Project, click here.
For more information about this event, please contact the NYU Department of English at 212-998-8800.
This event is free and open to the public.  Venue is wheelchair accessible.
Co-sponsored by the NYU Animal Studies Initiative; Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality; Joe A Callaway Series in Dramatic Literature of the Department of English; and Department of Performance Studies.