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2013 Dec. 18

Patton, Marilyn

Marilyn Patton: oral history interview with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history interview with Marilyn Patton, Founder of the University Dancers and head of the Dance Program, when part of the Department of Physical Education through its development into a bachelor's program (1965-1980s); student of Erick Hawkins in New York before coming to UMass.

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2013 May 23

Bowman, Joye

Joye Bowman oral history with Jessica Adamites

Amherst (Mass.) - Professor of History (1989- ) and Department Chair (2010-); undergraduate in history at Wellesley College and grad school at UCLA. Youth in southern Illinois; segregation and racism as a child, civil rights movement; college experience and introduction to history; gender and history at UMass and development of the department in 1990s and 2000s; teaching.

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2013 Dec. 12

Gilbert, Michael W.

Michael W. Gilbert oral history with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Gilbert, Advisor for Technology Initiatives and Services, Office of Information Technology. Background in electronic music, came to perform at Hampshire College and resumed academic career (begun at MIT) and became involved in electronic music scene at UMass; history and background of electrronic music.

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2013 Aug. 8

Stark, Paulina

Joyce Berkman oral history with Joyce Berkman

Amherst (Mass.) - Soprano and vocal professor in the UMass Dept. of Music from 1985-2005. Role of music in her youth and upbringing; career path to her position at UMass; experience as a faculty member in the Music Dept.; memories of Helen Perry; experience of women in academic departments at UMass and the Music Dept.; influence of administrative leadership and resources on the Dept.

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2014 Feb. 6

Swain, Michael

Michael Swain: oral history interview with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history interview with Mike Swain, campus fire prevention officer and fire safety instructor, as well as member of the Greenfield Fire Department.

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2013 Oct. 24

Capistran, James D.

James Capistran: oral history interview with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history interview with Jim Capistran, Executive Director of the UMass Innovation Institute, which accelerates connections between advanced science and technology available in campus laboratories at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and private business.

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2011 Oct. 21

Jenkins, John

John Jenkins oral history with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Longtime UMass Dept. of Music professor and a transformative director of the marching band. Discusses career is music, experience at UMass, the development of the music program at the University, and his role as chair of the University's general education program.

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2014 Mar. 27

Randhir, Timothy O.

Timothy O. Randhir: oral history interview with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history interview with Timothy Randhir, Professor of the Department of Environmental Conservation at UMass Amherst. Native of Madras, India, came to US in 1991 to do his PhD and Purdue, specialist in hydrology, watershed management, water quality, ecological economics, complex systems; came to UMass in 1997. Discussions of hydrology, international students, ecohydr... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2014 Jan. 26

May, Ernest, 1942-

Ernest May oral history with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Professor of music, organ, and musicology, and former chair of Dept. of Music. Path to position at UMass; educational background; installing organs in Fine Arts Center building and general planning of the Fine Arts Center; experience as department head; renowned colleagues and departmental performances; philosophy and approach of Dept. Small break in recording at 19:31

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2011 Oct. 19

Heffernan, Charles

Charles Heffernan oral history with Katherine Davis

Amherst (Mass.) - Conductor and choral director and UMass Dept. of Music faculty member starting in 1979. Discusses career in music and experience as a member of the UMass music faculty.

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection