Shandell Receives Award from the American Theatre and Drama Society

February 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Dr. Jonathan Shandell, associate professor of theater arts, won the Publication Subvention Award from the American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS). The award will support the publication of illustrations for his essay “Turning ‘Negroes’ into ‘People’ on Stage: ‘Anna Lucasta’ in Harlem and on Broadway.”

The essay will be included in the anthology Experiments in Democracy: Interracial and Cross-Cultural Exchange in American Theatre and Performance, 1912-1945, which Shandell is co-editing with Dr. Cheryl Black from the University of Missouri and publishing through Southern Illinois University Press.

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