Shane Patrick Vogel

Shane Vogel is Professor of African American Studies and English at Yale University. His research and teaching interests include performance studies, dramatic literature, theater history, aesthetic theory, queer studies, African American literature and performance, Black existentialism, and the Harlem Renaissance. He is the author of Stolen Time: Black Fad Performance and the Calypso Craze (2018), which received the John W. Frick Prize from the American Theater and Drama Society; The Scene of Harlem Cabaret: Race, Sexuality, Performance (2009); and co-editor, with Soyica Diggs Colbert and Douglas A. Jones, Jr., of Race and Performance after Repetition (2020). He is also co-editor of the NYU Press book series Minoritarian Aesthetics. His work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Emory University. He is a member of the editorial boards of Journal of Popular Music Studies and jml: Journal of Modern Literature. Prior to arriving at Yale he was Ruth N. Halls Professor of English and Director of the Cultural Studies Program at Indiana University.