Ann Pellegrini Lecture: "Protesting Death: Snyder v. Phelps and the Space of Mourning"

LJST Law & Mourning Lecture Series

February 25, 2013 - 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm (already occurred)

On Monday, Feb. 25, at 4:30pm in Room 100 of Clark House, Ann Pellegrini, associate professor of performance studies and religious studies at New York University, will present a paper entitled “Protesting Death: Snyder v. Phelps and the Space of Mourning.” This is the third presentation in a series of seminars that will take place this year on the theme “Law & Mourning.”

Professor Pellegrini is the author of "Performance Anxieties: Staging Psychoanalysis, Staging Race" (Routledge, 1997), and a new book, "Excess and Enchantment: Queer Performance Between the Religious and the Secular." In addition to teaching, Pellegrini is the director of NYU’s Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.

To receive a copy of the paper that will be presented at this lecture, please email the LJST department coordinator at

This event is co-sponsored by The Lamont Lecture Fund (

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Ms. Megan L. Estes
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