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College Life, 1945–1970

Keith Thomas

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines college life at Oxford during the period from 1945 to 1970. College life during this period represents a picture of immense vitality and diversity. In addition to the ... More


How Conservatives Think about Campus: The Effects of College Reputations, Social Scenes, and Academics on Student Experience

Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood

in Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145372
eISBN:
9781400844876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145372.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the institutional dynamics—that is, the organizational arrangements, cultural ideas, and practices in place at Eastern Elite University and Western Flagship University—to see ... More


College life, 1918–1939

Brian Harrison

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines college life at the University of Oxford during the period from 1918 to 1939. During this period, Oxford's collegiate structure prevailed over criticisms and adapted itself. The ... More


“Der Yiddisher Vildkat” and the “Hebrew Hillbilly”: College Life and College Sport Between the Wars

Peter Levine

in To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085556
eISBN:
9780199854042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the college life and college sport participation of Jewish Americans in the U.S. prior to World War II. Jewish college students who participated in intercollegiate athletics ... More


Drama

John R. Elliott Jr.

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Unlike music, drama never had an official position in the Oxford curriculum, as it was not considered to have a sufficiently philosophical dimension. But if it lacked a faculty it did not lack ... More


The Anglophile Academy

Elisa Tamarkin

in Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226789446
eISBN:
9780226789439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789439.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter considers the importance of Anglophilia to college life in the nineteenth century and to the academic mystique that it sustains. Why has intellectual and university culture historically ... More


Strategic Disengagement: Preserving One’s Academic Identity by Disengaging from Campus Life

Ja’Dell Davis

in Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746888
eISBN:
9781501746895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter provides an intersectional perspective on gendered racial-ethnic identities (a gender identity that is racialized and a racial-ethnic identity that is gendered), with a focus on ... More


An Oxford Scholar

Nicola Lacey

in A Life of H.L.A. Hart: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199202775
eISBN:
9780191705953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202775.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter details H. L. A. Hart's experiences as an Oxford scholar. Herbert Hart arrived at New College to take up his scholarship to read for the Literae Humaniores degree — a mixture of Greek, ... More


Communication Technology and Friendship During the Transition from High School to College

Jonathon N. Cummings, John B. Lee, and Robert Kraut

in Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195312805
eISBN:
9780199847730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312805.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the use of the Internet by young people to maintain social ties after they move from high school to college. It finds that when young adults move away from home to go to ... More


Narrating the Everyday

Siobhan Lambert-Hurley and Sunil Sharma

in Atiya's Journeys: A Muslim Woman from Colonial Bombay to Edwardian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068334
eISBN:
9780199080441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068334.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

Atiya Fyzee’s travelogue provides a glimpse not only of grand public gatherings and prestigious social engagements, but also of the so-called everyday: a world that is routine and even mundane. A ... More


Contributions of Cambridge College Life to Structural Biology: Peterhouse as an Exemplar

John Meurig Thomas

in Architects of Structural Biology: Bragg, Perutz, Kendrew, Hodgkin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854500
eISBN:
9780191888793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854500.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

How does university life add depth and quality and also opportunity to professional research? This is the key question discussed in this chapter. In answering it, the pre-eminent work of Aaron Klug ... More


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