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Dr. Young is a professor at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
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.
Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical Memory, and the Black Body (Theater: Theory/Text/Performance) , University of Michigan Press, 2010
Theatre and Race (Theatre & Everything), Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
Black Theater Is Black Life: An Oral History of Chicago Theater and Dance, 1970-2010, Northwestern University Press , 2013
Titles at Your Library
Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical Memory, and the Black Body (Theater: Theory/Text/Performance)
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Theatre and Race
Release Date: 2013-06-07
- 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
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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