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Susan McHugh <email@example.com>
University of New England
|Address:||Department of English and Language Studies
University of New England
11 Hills Beach Rd.
Biddeford, Maine 04005
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Animal
List Editor for H-Animal
PhD, English, Purdue University, 1999.
MA, English, University of Massachusetts, 1993.
BA, English, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, University of Massachusetts,
1991. Minor in Japanese Literature and Language.
“Literary Animal Agents,” forthcoming in PMLA: Publication of the Modern Language Association (2009).
“Modern Animals: From Subjects to Agents in Literary Studies.” forthcoming in Society and Animals (2009).
“Queer (and) Animal Theories.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 15.1 (2009): 153-69.
“Revolting Nuggets and Nubbins.” Pretty Ugly. Spec. issue of Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture 8.2 (2008): 14-19.
“The Call of the Other 0.1%: Genetic Aesthetics and the New Moreaus,” forthcoming in Genetic Technologies and Animals. Ed. Carol Gigliotti. Spec. issue of AI and Society 20.1 (2006): 63-81.
Dog. London, UK: Reaktion Books, 2004.
“Bringing up Babe.” Camera Obscura 49 (2002): 149-87.
“Bitches from Brazil: Cloning and Owning Dogs through The Missyplicity Project.” Representing Animals. Ed. Nigel Rothfels. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2002. 180-98.
“Video Dog Star: William Wegman, Aesthetic Agency, and the Animal in Art.”
The Representation of Animals. Ed. Steve Baker. Spec. issue of Society and Animals 9.3 (2001): 229-51.
“Marrying My Bitch: J. R. Ackerley’s Pack Aesthetics.” Critical Inquiry 27.1 (2000): 21-41.
“Horses in Blackface: Visualizing Race as Species Difference in Planet of the Apes.”
South Atlantic Review 65.2 (2000): 40-72.
SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
“Queer Animal Collecting,” Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 13 Nov. 2008.
“‘Real Artificial Meat’ and the Future of Animal Agency,” British Animal Studies Network Symposium on Animal Futures, Middlesex University, London, England, 25 Oct. 2008.
“A Literary History of Enviropig™,” Animals and Society Institute for Human-Animal Studies, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, 10 Jul. 2008.
“Animal Histories and Aesthetic Theories,” Animals in History: Studying the Not So Human Past, German Historical Institute, Cologne, Germany, 19 May 2005.
"Frankenstein’s Dogs or, Fictions of Lab Science,” Society for Literature and Science, Durham, NC, 14 Oct. 2004.
“Representing Missy: Visual Images, Cloning Technologies, and Dog Breeding,” Representing Animals, Center for Twentieth Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 15 Apr. 2000.
“Cloning Mongrel Bitches: Dog Love, Bad Breeding, and The Missyplicity Project,” Thresholds of Identity in Human and Animal Relationships, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, University of California, Santa Barbara, 11 Mar. 2000.
SELECTED COURSES TAUGHT
“Animals, Literature, and Culture,” University of New England.
“Topics in Science and Literature,” University of New England.
“Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism,” University of New England.
“Introduction to Science and Technology Studies,” Michigan State University.