Peggy Phelan

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Peggy Phelan
Born Margaret Phelan
(1948-06-12) June 12, 1948 (age 67)
Nationality American
Awards 2004 Guggenheim Fellowship for Theatre Arts
Main interests
Art and feminism
Stanford University

Peggy Phelan (born June 12, 1948),[1] is an American feminist scholar, one of the founders of Performance Studies International,[2] and was chair of New York University's Department of Performance Studies from 1993 to 1996. She is also the author of Unmarked (1993),[3] Mourning Sex (1997)[4] and Art and Feminism (2001).[5]



  1. ^ "Phelan, Peggy". Library of Congress. Retrieved 27 June 2015. data sheet (c. 06/12/48) 
  2. ^ Performance Studies International (PSi): Past presidents & directors. 
  3. ^ Phelan, Peggy (1993). Unmarked: the politics of performance. London New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780415068222. 
  4. ^ Phelan, Peggy (1997). Mourning sex: performing public memories. London New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780415147590. 
  5. ^ Phelan, Peggy; Reckitt, Helena (2001). Art and feminism. London New York: Phaidon. ISBN 9780714847023. 
  6. ^ "John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation: Peggy Pelan". John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. 

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