Join us Thursday, March 12 immediately following the performance for a post show conversation with Harvey Young.
Harvey Young became the Dean of the College of Fine Arts at Boston University in January, 2018. His research on the performance and experience of race has been widely published in academic journals and profiled in major newspapers and magazines. As a commentator on popular culture, he has appeared on CNN, 20/20, and Good Morning America as well as within the pages of the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair and People. He has published seven books, including Embodying Black Experience, winner of “Book of the Year” awards from the National Communication Association and the American Society for Theatre Research and, most recently, Black Theater is Black Life: An Oral History of Chicago Theater (coauthored with Mecca Zabriskie). Dean Young is the immediate past President of the Associatioan for Theatre in Higher Education and has served on the boards of numerous arts and educational organizations, including Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Yale Club of Chicago. A former Harvard and Stanford faculty fellow, Dr. Young graduated with honors from Yale and holds a Ph.D. from Cornell.