Alan Read, PhD
London History & Literature Program
Alan Read holds a PhD from the University of Washington (Seattle) and a BA from Exeter University (UK). He has lectured in the United States and in Britain, has written and produced three original plays in London, and is widely published in Britain and in the United States. He is currently a professor and the chair of Drama and Theatre Studies at University of Surrey, Roehampton, and his latest book, Architecturally Speaking: Practices of Art, Architecture, and the Everyday, was recently published. He has recently been awarded a 5-year research grant from the AHRB to develop a Web-based research project entitled Performance Architecture Location.