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This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Renee Levine Packer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book portrays an important and previously unexplored corner of the history of new music in America: the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in the State University of New York at Buffalo. ... More


The Professors: Bradley and Burgum

Phillip Deery

in Red Apple: Communism and McCarthyism in Cold War New York

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823253685
eISBN:
9780823261246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253685.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the context, course and consequences of the dismissal by New York University of two of its respected academics, Lyman Bradley and Edwin Burgum. It argues that the University, ... More


Ornette Coleman's Crisis

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0036
Subject:
Music, Popular

Music from this record came from a concert conducted at New York University; it proved to be a revealing and important reunion for the musicians. Bassist Charlie Haden had teamed up with Ornette ... More


Concert with High Moments

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0053
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes a concert at the Loeb Student Center of New York University by the Ornette Coleman Quintet, featuring Coleman on alto and violin; Don Cherry on trumpet, cornet, and an Indian ... More


Amheida I: Ostraka from Trimithis, Volume 1

Roger S. Bagnall and Giovanni R. Ruffini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814745267
eISBN:
9780814771327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745267.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book presents 455 inscribed pottery fragments, or ostraka, found during New York University's excavations at Amheida in the western desert of Egypt. The majority date to the Late Roman period ... More


The Wastelands of New York

Aaron Shkuda

in The Lofts of SoHo: "Gentrification, Art, and Industry in New York, 1950-1980"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226334189
eISBN:
9780226334219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226334219.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

SoHo evolved from farmland to an exclusive shopping district to an industrial area during the 18th and 19th centuries. In the mid-1900s, the area gained its distinctive architectural form, the ... More


Four. A Flash in Tin Pan Alley

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter traces the end of Schuman's high school career, his ill-fated studies at New York University's School of Commerce, and his discovery of classical music at Carnegie Hall in 1930. From the ... More


The Dual Logics of International Education in the Global University: The Case of Middle East Studies at New York University

Jonathan Z. Friedman and Cynthia Miller-Idriss

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyzes the position of the “area studies center” as a major institutional form in the context of a US university that seeks to transform itself into a global institution. It looks at ... More


The Capstones of a Career, 1830–1849

Nicholas Dungan

in Gallatin: America's Swiss Founding Father

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721117
eISBN:
9780814785393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721117.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on Albert Gallatin's years in New York from 1830 to 1849. These years were the last and among the happiest of his life: he was settled and surrounded by his family, and he earned ... More


New York Scientific: A Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning

István Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198769873
eISBN:
9780191822681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769873.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This book introduces the reader to the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in all the five boroughs of New York City—statues, busts, plaques, buildings, and other artifacts. In addition, it ... More


The Seven Ages of Man (Charles Homer Haskins Prize Lecture)

Theodor Meron

in The Making of International Criminal Justice: The View from the Bench: Selected Speeches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608935
eISBN:
9780191729706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608935.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter presents an autobiography of Theodor Meron. It covers his formative years, experiences at the Israeli Foreign Ministry, joining of the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations, ... More


Aiming Higher in Education

Istvan Hargittai and Magdolna Hargittai

in New York Scientific: A Culture of Inquiry, Knowledge, and Learning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198769873
eISBN:
9780191822681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769873.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The public school system includes legendary colleges of City University, such as City College, Hunter College, and Brooklyn College. They put on the fast track the children of impoverished immigrants ... More


Punching the Clock and Turning Left

Philip Nel

in Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children's Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036248
eISBN:
9781621030645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036248.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In the 1920s, David Johnson Leisk sought employment in New York City, first as an assistant art director in Macy’s advertising department. At the age of twenty-one, he became the first art editor of ... More


Gallatin: America's Swiss Founding Father

Nicholas Dungan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721117
eISBN:
9780814785393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721117.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Former statesman Albert Gallatin's story (1761–1849) is the opposite of the classic American immigrant tale. Gallatin made contributions to America throughout his career that far outweighed any ... More


Brandeis, New York University, and the New School 1960–2001

in Encounters & Reflections: Conversations with Seth Benardete

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226042787
eISBN:
9780226042770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042770.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter is a conversation among three students—Michael, Ronna, and Robert—and their professor Seth Benardete at the University of Chicago. Benardete describes his experience at Brandeis, New ... More


Academic Freedom: Some Considerations

Matthew Goldstein and Frederick Schaffer

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines how academic freedom is to be viewed from the vantage point of the relative roles that faculty members and academic administrators ought to play in the governance structure of ... More


Cast Your Net Wide: Reflections on Activism and Community Engagement When Black Lives Matter: Conversations with Ariana E. Alexander, E. Frances White, and Jennifer D. Williams

Patricia A. Matthew

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0013
Subject:
Education, History of Education

E. France White’s reflection as a dean and vice provost are juxtaposed against the questions and aspirations of two junior scholars (Ariana Alexander and Jennifer Williams) who are developing ... More


The Embattled Constitution

Norman Dorsen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770122
eISBN:
9780814762806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770122.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book presents the fourth collection of the James Madison lectures delivered at the New York University School of Law, offering thoughtful examinations of an array of topics on civil liberties by ... More


The Road to <i>Keyishian</i>

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines three Supreme Court cases involving teacher loyalty oaths—from Florida, Washington, and Arizona—that set the stage for Keyishian v. Board of Regents. Before discussing how ... More


Where’s the Pedagogy? The Role of Teaching and Learning in the Digital Humanities

Stephen Brier

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0038
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter examines digital humanities through the lens of the scholarship of teaching and learning, exploring in particular the pedagogical implications of digital technologies for the ways in ... More


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