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2014 Feb. 12

Wolff, Michael, 1927-

Michael Wolff: oral history interview with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history interview with Michael Wolff, Professor Emeritus in Department of English at UMass Amherst. Came to the US from London to teach at Indiana University (1955-1969), then recruited by Hayden White to UMass in 1970 while on a fellowship at Wesleyan. Study at Cambridge; military service; work in civil service; career in English.

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

1988

Kaplan, Sidney, 1913-

Sidney Kaplan oral history with unidentified interviewer

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Sidney Kaplan, historian (African American studies), long-time professor of English, and one of the founders of the Massachusetts Review.

UMass Amherst Quasquicentennial Oral History Collection

2013 Aug. 15 –

Thelwell, Michael

Ekwueme Michael Thelwell: oral history with Daniel Chard

Pelham (Mass.) - Interview with Ekwueme Michael Thelwell, civil rights activist, writer, and professor of Afro American Studies at UMass Amherst. Graduating from Howard University, work with SNCC and Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, ending at UMass after getting an invitation in 1965 from Sidney Kaplan and following an FBI interview threatening to deport him back to Jamaica if he w... more

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2013 Apr. 1

Chametzky, Jules

Jules Chametzky: oral history with Jessica Adamites

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Jules Chametzky, important figure in the UMass Amherst Department of English, founder of the Massachusetts Review. Youth in Brooklyn and study in Brooklyn College (1946-1950); run-in with anti-Communist hearings in 1950s. Finished PhD in 1958 and came to UMass after being recruited by Leo Marx and Sidney Kaplan; origins of Massachusetts Review; union acti... more

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2013 July 31

Page, Alex

Alex Page: oral history with Daniel Chard

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Alex Page, UMass Amherst Professor of English and activist in the Massachusetts Society of Professors

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection