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Gerald Aylmer in Manchester and York

GORDON LEFF

in Public Duty and Private Conscience in Seventeenth-Century England: Essays Presented to G.E. Aylmer

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202295
eISBN:
9780191675270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202295.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Gordon Leff, the author of this chapter, first came to know Gerald when they were assistant lecturers and lecturers together in Manchester for nearly seven years: from the mid-1950s until Gerald went ... More


‘Like a Universal Leprosie Overspread this Whole Kingdom’ City and Provinces in Gangraena

Ann Hughes

in Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter demonstrates how Edwards’s place as a lecturer in Christ Church, in the heart of revolutionary London, enabled him to produce Gangraena. His links with London Presbyterian clergy, with ... More


Coda: The Poet’s Work

ROBERT CRAWFORD

in The Modern Poet: Poetry, Academia, and Knowledge since the 1750s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269327
eISBN:
9780191699382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269327.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the work of the poet in relation to the connection between poetry and academia. It suggests that poets and academics woo and execrate one another at times. Sometimes poets who ... More


Introduction: Ernest Nicholson’s Contribution to Old Testament Studies

J. A. Emerton

in Covenant as Context: Essays in Honour of E. W. Nicholson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250745
eISBN:
9780191697951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250745.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the contribution of Ernest Nicholson to Old Testament studies. An important part of Nicholson's work as an Old Testament scholar has been as a teacher in the Universities of ... More


Making the Conversation General

April R. Haynes

in Riotous Flesh: Women, Physiology, and the Solitary Vice in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284590
eISBN:
9780226284767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284767.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

“Making the Conversation General” accounts for the end of the interracial moment in moral reform and documents women’s spreading campaign against the solitary vice. The Ladies Physiological Society ... More


Journalist and Lecturer

Jonathan Beecher

in Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Romantic Socialism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222977
eISBN:
9780520924727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222977.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the career of Victor Considerant as a journalist and lecturer. It explains that though Considerant was forced to bankruptcy in the 1840s, this period proved to be a marvellous ... More


The Students' Saussure

Roy Harris

in Saussure and his Interpreters

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613083
eISBN:
9780748652334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613083.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the interpretation of Ferdinand de Saussure's ideas by his students. It explains that the question of the value of the students' evidence concerning Saussure's thinking about ... More


Taking your research career further

David Chadwick and Alison McGregor

in An Introduction to Clinical Research

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199570072
eISBN:
9780191917868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199570072.003.0016
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Medicine

Now you’ve completed, and possibly even published your first project, you may experience a gamut of emotions — maybe you’ll be relieved, or maybe you’ll be desperate ... More


Professional Lecturing in Early British Film Shows

Joe Kember

in The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Adding a magic-lantern-style educative lecturer to moving pictures was one way of addressing emerging concerns in the 1900s that moving pictures themselves did not fix attention. By delving into the ... More


“Now, where were we?”: Ideal and Actual Early Cinema Lecturing Practices in Britain, Germany and the United States

Judith Buchanan

in The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter demonstrates that there could be a considerable gap between the ideal film lecture advocated in the trade press, and real-life instances of less-than-perfect actual lecturing. Like the ... More


Sounding Scottish: Sound Practices and Silent Cinema in Scotland

Trevor Griffiths

in The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter examines the forces shaping developments in the use of sound in cinemas across Scotland until the end of the 1920s and which contributed to unusually high levels of support for this new ... More


Seeing Empire: Colonialist Expertise and Spectacular Lessons Outside the Classroom

Jeff Bowersox

in Raising Germans in the Age of Empire: Youth and Colonial Culture, 1871-1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641093
eISBN:
9780191750625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641093.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter charts the efforts of colonialist officials and activists to make Germany's overseas empire more visible in geography instruction. Although initially hesitant to get directly involved in ... More


An Abbreviated American Education (1868–70)

Scott D. Seligman

in The First Chinese American: The Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139897
eISBN:
9789888180745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the late 1860s, Wong Chin Foo set sail for the United States to complete the Western education which he had already begun in a missionary school in China. He attended two American colleges, got ... More


Reconciler

C. T. McIntire

in Herbert Butterfield: Historian as Dissenter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098075
eISBN:
9780300130089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098075.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses Butterfield's undergraduate supervisions in Peterhouse and his lectures in the Faculty of History. His new position in the university History Faculty set him up for his third ... More


Practitioners Enter the Field Huxley and Ball as Popularizers

in Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226481180
eISBN:
9780226481173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481173.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the works of the scientific practitioners Thomas Henry Huxley and Robert Ball, who became active popularizers of science only after the early 1870s, analyses the shift in ... More


Feeding the Talent: The Path to Legitimacy

Laura J. Miller

in Building Nature's Market: The Business and Politics of Natural Foods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226501239
eISBN:
9780226501406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501406.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines the ways that mid-twentieth century star spokespeople, as lecturers, authors, and television personalities, encouraged the public to experiment with health food. As well as ... More


Improvising over the Changes: Improvisation as Intellectual and Aesthetic Practice in the Transitional Poems of LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka

in The Shadow and the Act: Black Intellectual Practice, Jazz Improvisation, and Philosophical Pragmatism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226554235
eISBN:
9780226554259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554259.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter analyzes LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka's transitional period, his turn from modernism to Black Art, stressing his use of jazz in poetry and cultural criticism. Specifically, it addresses how ... More


Women Lecturers and Radical Antislavery

Stacey M. Robertson

in Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834084
eISBN:
9781469606330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899489_robertson.9
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter describes how Abby Kelley, an experienced and road-weary Garrisonian lecturer from Massachusetts, had encountered hostile audiences across the Northeast for nearly a decade. Kelley had ... More


| 1805 | 1805 Rivalry and Love

Dan C. Christensen

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Ørsted meets considerable opposition from professor Bugge at the University and considers seeking a professorship in Germany, possibly Munich to work together with Ritter. Ørsted's natural philosophy ... More


Redbrick Inhabited

William Whyte

in Redbrick: A social and architectural history of Britain's civic universities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198716129
eISBN:
9780191784330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716129.003.0016
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Social History

This chapter surveys the students and staff who inhabited the interwar civic universities. It explores the growth of an increasingly vibrant student culture, fuelled not least by the opportunities ... More


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