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Twin Trouble: The Long History of Simian Actors from Blind Gew to Snooky the Humanzee.

Monday, April 13, 2015
12:00 AM
3222 Angel Hall

This event is sponsored by the Drama Interest Group and the Medieval Reading Group.

Holly Dugan is an Associate Professor of English at George Washington University. She is the author of The Ephemeral History of Perfume: Scent and Sense in Early Modern England (Johns Hopkins UP, 2011). Her scholarship focuses on questions of gender, sexuality, the boundaries of the body, and the role of the senses in late medieval and early modern England. She is currently working on a book-length project, co-authored with Scott Maisano that examines the pre-modern history of primatology through the lens of Shakespeare.

Speaker:
Holly Dugan, George Washington University