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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Harvey Young  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born:


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

E-Mail: -- Harvey@northwestern.edu


Illinois Connection

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''.


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''

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Selected Titles At Your Library

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

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Embodying Black experience :
ISBN: 0472051113. OCLC Number: 794700529

University of Michigan Press,. .

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

Theatre & race
ISBN: 0230390978. OCLC Number: 965718143

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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 Number: 828486397

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"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.