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Game Theory and Practice in the Postwar Human Sciences

Paul Erickson

in The World the Game theorists Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226097039
eISBN:
9780226097206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226097206.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, game theory became caught up in a heated and chaotic set of debates about nuclear strategy and the possibility of arms control Bertrand Russell and Herman Kahn ... More


“Almost without Money and without Price to Every Young Man and Every Young Woman”: The University of Michigan

Andrea L. Turpin

in A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the identity issue of the state universities that went coeducational in the years surrounding the Civil War. These institutions could not favor a particular religious ... More


Save a School to Save a Nation: Faculty Responses to the Civil War at Midwestern Universities

Julie Mujic

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines how faculty members at the University of Michigan, the University of Wisconsin, and Indiana University responded to the American Civil War. A Midwestern home-front study, this ... More


The Death of Mormon Separatism in American Universities, 1877–1896

Thomas W. Simpson

in American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

By all accounts, the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were critical for Mormonism's evolution and modernization. The rapidity of the change, however, leaves nagging questions. After ... More


The University and the Advent of the Academic Secular: The State's Management of Public Instruction

Tomoko Masuzawa

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on the advent of the academic secular traces the efforts of modern states to design and promote new forms of public instruction that would unify their peoples and transcend religious ... More


“Even an Atheist Does Not Desire His Boy to Be Trained a Materialist”: The University of California

Andrea L. Turpin

in A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides an overview of the University of California, which opened as an all-male institution in the fall of 1869—in keeping with the practice of its avowed model, the University of ... More


Money for Science: Never Enough

in Science for Sale: The Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306254
eISBN:
9780226306261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306261.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter discusses the insatiable need of American universities for money. Virtually all universities describe themselves as hard-pressed financially, even as they ingest colossal sums from a ... More


European Ceramics in the Spanish Philippines: Insights from the University of Michigan Philippine Expedition of 1922–1925

Russell K. Skowronek

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054766
eISBN:
9780813053493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054766.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Nearly a century ago, in 1922, Carl Guthe, from the University of Michigan, conducted a three-year-long archaeological reconnaissance of the southern Philippines. He identified 542 sites. Twenty-six ... More


Julius Chambers Emerges

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recounts Julius Chambers's achievements during college, graduate school, and law school. After graduating summa cum laude from North Carolina College for Negroes and obtaining his ... More


The Vessel of the Eternal Present: The Early Years

Kyle Gann

in Robert Ashley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035494
eISBN:
9780252094569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035494.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter situates Robert Ashley's formative years in his home state of Michigan. Born on March 28, 1930 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Ashley would grow up in the musically prestigious shadow of the ... More


Talking Tenure: Don’t be safe. Because there is no safety there anyway

Sarita Echavez

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/9781469627717.003.0009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Written in the wake of her tenure case at the University of Michigan, Sarita See's essay reflects the various subject positions she has held in the academy from untenured, and therefore vulnerable, ... More


The Wilderness

Gayle Sherwood Magee

in Robert Altman’s Soundtracks: Film, Music, and Sound from M*A*S*H to A Prairie Home Companion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199915965
eISBN:
9780190205348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915965.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Unable to work in the mainstream film industry, Altman accepted a visiting position at the University of Michigan in the fall of 1982, which provided a new opportunity to work in opera. It began with ... More


Dense Solutions

Frederic Lawrence Holmes

in Meselson, Stahl, and the Replication of DNA: A History of "The Most Beautiful Experiment in Biology"

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085402
eISBN:
9780300129663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085402.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on a move being considered by Stahl that would forestall his intended collaboration with Meselson. He had earlier turned down a position in the department of Geoffrey Brown at ... More


Brigham Young’s Romance with American Higher Education, 1867–1877

Thomas W. Simpson

in American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the late 1860s, Mormons began knocking at the doors of American colleges and universities. Reversing the course of the westward-bound pioneer ancestors, these academic emigrants sought to retrieve ... More


Introduction to Good Neighborhoods

Paula Allen-Meares

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This introductory chapter describes the Skillman Foundation’s vision for the Good Neighborhoods program and introduces the six communities that were the target of the Foundation’s work for change and ... More


Feminist Legal Theory

Catharine Mackinnon

in Legal Intellectuals in Conversation: Reflections on the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737071
eISBN:
9780814745434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737071.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents an interview with Catharine MacKinnon, the Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan and James Barr Ames Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. ... More


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