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Harvey Young

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Connection to Illinois: Dr. Young is a professor at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Biography: A former Harvard and Stanford fellow, Dr. Young graduated from Yale and holds a Ph.D. from Cornell. He is Associate Chair and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Theatre at Northwestern University and holds appointments in African American Studies, Performance Studies, and Radio/Television/Film.Dr. Young has been widely published in academic journals, profiled in ''The New Yorker'', ''The Wall Street Journal'' and the ''Chronicle of Higher Education'' and cited in ''The New York Times'' and ''The Boston Globe''.


Awards:
  • -- Book of the Year award from the National Communication Association and the American Society for Theatre Research, ''Theatre and Race''
  • -- Book of the Year award from the National Communication Association and the American Society for Theatre Research, ''Embodying Black Experience''

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Email: Harvey@northwestern.edu
Website: http://www.harveyyoung.net/
Harvey Young on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=harvey+young


Selected Titles

Black theater is Black life :
ISBN: 0810129426 OCLC: 841198244

Embodying Black experience :
ISBN: 0472051113 OCLC: 794700529

University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor : ©2010.

How the history of the diasporic black body in American art, athleticism, and performance resonates in daily life.

Theatre & race
ISBN: 0230390978 OCLC: 965718143

The theatre has always been a place where conceptions of race and racism have been staged, shared and perpetuated. Harvey Young introduces key ideas about race, before tracing its relationship with theatre and performance--from Ancient Athens to the present day.--Publisher's website.

Theatre & race /
ISBN: 023039096X OCLC: 828486397

"The theatre has always been a place where conceptions of race and racism have been staged, shared and perpetuated. Harvey Young introduces key ideas about race, before tracing its relationship with theatre and performance--from Ancient Athens to the present day."--Publisher's website.

 

 

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