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Dan H. Laurence Edit Profile

author , literary and dramatic specialist

Dan H. Laurence, American Author, literary and dramatic specialist. John Simon Guggenheim Memorial fellow, 1960, 61, 72, President's medal Hofstra U., 1990. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, PTO. Member Royal Academy Dramatic Art (associate), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Psi Omega, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Laurence, Dan H. was born on March 28, 1920 in New York City.

Education

Bachelor, Hofstra University, 1946. Master of Arts, New York University, 1950.

Career

Performed in professional theatre, 1932-1941. Writer, performer Armed Forces Radio, 1942-1945. Writer for radio, television United States and Australia, 1946-1948.

Graduate assistant New York University, 1950-1952, associate professor English, 1962-1967, professor, 1967-1970. Instructor Hofstra University, 1953-1958. Editor Readex Microprint Corporation, 1959-1960.

Literature and dramatic advisory Estate of George Bernard Shaw, London, 1973-1990. Visiting professor Indiana University, 1969, University Texas, 1974-1975. Visiting fellow Institute Arts and Humanistic Studies, Pennsylvania State University, 1976.

Special consultant Humanities research Center, University Texas, Austin, 1975-1977. Andrew W. Mellon professor humanities Tulane University, New Orleans, 1981. Montgomery fellow Dartmouth College, 1982.

Distinguished visiting professor humanities Guelph University (Ontario, Canada), 1983, University British Columbia (Canada), 1984. Adjunct professor drama Guelph University, 1986-1991. Literary advisor, member acting ensemble of Shaw Festival, Ontario, 1982-1990, associate director, 1987-2000.

Co-founder Offstage, Inc., San Antonio, 1972.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, PTO. Member Royal Academy Dramatic Art (associate), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Psi Omega, Phi Gamma Delta.