Rebecca Schneider and Ann Pellegrini

Rebecca Schneider and Ann Pellegrini present "Passing on" at the summeracademy in Frankfurt on August 22, 2004. The lecture is in english.

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Rebecca Schneider is Associate Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies at Brown University. She is the author of The Explicit Body in Performance (Routledge 1997) and is currently working on a book called Playing Remains: Performance in Visual Culture. She has co-edited the anthology Re:Direction: A Theoretical and Practical Guide on 20th-century directing theory and practice (Routledge 2001). She is a contributing editor to TDR: The Drama Review and has published essays in several anthologies, includingPsychoanalysis and Performance, Acting Out: Feminist Performance, Performance and Cultural Politics, and the forthcoming After Criticism?: New Responses to Contemporary Art. She has lectured in Australia, Germany, Great Britain, Finland, France, Austria, and Switzerland as well as across the United States. As a "performing theorist" she has occasionally collaborated with artists, most recently in an installation by Hannah Hurtzig and Heike Roms at the British Museum in London as part of the London International Festival of Theatre.

Ann Pellegrini is Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Performance Studies at New York University. She is the author of Performance Anxieties: Staging Psychoanalysis, Staging Race (Routledge 1997) and co-author, with Janet R. Jakobsen, of Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance (NYU, 2003). Her coedited volume Queer Theory and the Jewish Question will be published by Columbia University Press in Fall 2003.