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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

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 Aug. 13

Edwards, Lee R.

Lee R. Edwards oral history interview with Daniel Chard

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history with Prof. Emeritus in English and Women's Studies at UMass Amherst and Dean of College of Humanities and Fine Arts (1991-2006). (00:00:35) Academic background; arrival in Fall 1966 as ABD at Univ. of California San Diego with husband, who was hired in Zoology; expected to finish dissertation and eventually move on; dissatisfaction with position as faculty wife ... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection