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The Wheel of Fortune

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0041
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ray Bradbury's continued relationship with his mentors, offering advice to them while affecting the tone and diction of his apprentice years. In early 1952 William F. Nolan ... More


Eleven. World War II and the Prize-Winning Composer

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/9780195388527.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

With the United States’ entry into World War II, Schuman tried to enlist in the Army Specialist Corps as a music specialist. Schuman failed the physical and was initially disappointed that he would ... More


First Woman: Joanne Simpson and the Tropical Atmosphere

James Rodger Fleming

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862734
eISBN:
9780191895340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862734.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This book, based on the life and work of Joanne (Gerould) Simpson (1923–2010), charts the history of women in meteorology and the history of tropical meteorology in the context of her long and ... More


Teaching Music Theory

Jennifer Snodgrass

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190879945
eISBN:
9780197510575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879945.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Many innovative approaches to teaching are being used around the country, and there is an exciting energy about the scholarship of teaching and learning. But what is happening in the most effective ... More


Local Boy, East Coast Sensibilities

Christopher Joseph Lopa

in Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869885
eISBN:
9780824877859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869885.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter was written from the perspective of a Hawaii resident who identifies as Black and local. My upbringing is explored including the cultural forces that shaped me and the impact that the ... More


Responding to the Call(ing): The Spirituality of Mentorship and Community in Academia: An Interview with Houston A. Baker Jr.

Ayanna Jackson-Fowler

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/9781469627717.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In an interview with Ayanna Jackson-Fowler, Houston Baker, Jr. reflects on the progress and challenges of diversity in and out of the academy—from his time a Yale in the 1960s to his current position ... More


Building a Canon, Creating Dialogue: An Interview with Cheryl A. Wall

Rashida L. Harrison

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/9781469627717.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Rashida Harrison recounts her conversation with Cheryl Wall, the Board of Governor's Zora Neal Hurston Professor of English at Rutgers University, whose career has both shaped and followed the ... More


Balancing the Passion for Activism with the Demands of Tenure: One Professional’s Story from Three Perspectives

April L. Few-Demo, Fred P. Piercy, and Andrew J. Stremmel

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/9781469627717.003.0012
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In an essay that demonstrates what is possible when senior faculty work with junior faculty throughout the tenure process, April Few-Demo discusses the challenge of balancing her commitment to ... More


Afterword

Kenneth M. Heilman, Edward Valenstein, and Robert T. Watson

in The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195395549
eISBN:
9780199369201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395549.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology

Edward Valenstein reviews early influences on Kenneth Heilman’s career, culminating in his neurology residency at Boston City Hospital. We briefly review the pre-eminence of this institution in ... More


Introduction Embodying “The Newness”

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book examines the professional fates of an idealistic group of young talented writers in whom Ralph Waldo Emerson invested generous time, energy, creativity, and capital for their literary ... More


Emerson's Hero: Mentoring Margaret Fuller

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson's mentorship of Margaret Fuller and how it has affected the latter's journalism career. Compared to Emerson's two other protégés, Ellery Channing and Henry ... More


Henry David Thoreau: A Poet's Apprenticeship

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson's mentorship of Henry David Thoreau, with particular reference to the perils of the latter's experience as poet in training. It begins by analyzing “Sic ... More


Christopher Cranch: Finding the Painter in The Poet

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson's mentorship of writer and landscape painter Christopher Pearse Cranch. It examines Cranch's immersion into transcendentalism and the transcendentalist ... More


4 Samuel Gray Ward: A Financier's Aesthetic

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson's mentorship of aristocratic Boston banker and art critic Samuel Gray Ward. It considers how Ward filled Emerson's need for an art critic in his journal, ... More


5 Ellery Channing: Saturday Afternoon Professor; Or, Concord's Mad Poet

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson's mentorship of Ellery Channing the younger, who entered the former's life as a poet apprentice after Henry David Thoreau. It begins by assessing ... More


Jones Very: A Poet's Zeal

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson's mentorship of romantic poet Jones Very, as well as Very's embodiment of a radical sense of the poet's social role. More specifically, it examines Very's ... More


Charles King Newcomb: Emerson's Dark Apprentice

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson's mentorship of poet Charles King Newcomb. Before analyzing Newcomb's poetry and his immersion into transcendentalism, it considers Emerson's attraction to ... More


Conclusion Awaiting Ascent: Emerson's Dilemma

David Dowling

in Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300197440
eISBN:
9780300206760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197440.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This concluding chapter focuses on Ralph Waldo Emerson's mentorship of an idealistic group of young talented writers such as Margaret Fuller, Henry David Thoreau, Christopher Pearse Cranch, Samuel ... More


Barbara Kopple: Acolyte to Leading Light

Betsy A. McLane

in ReFocus: The Films of Barbara Kopple

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439947
eISBN:
9781474460101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439947.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Barbara Kopple survived and thrived for five decades as a producer and director in the ever-insecure world of documentary filmmaking. This chapter explores how the arc of her career fits into a ... More


The Making of Professionals in Talent Agencies

Violaine Roussel

in Representing Talent: Hollywood Agents and the Making of Movies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226486802
eISBN:
9780226487137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487137.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter Three shows how agents are trained and “made professional” in talent agencies. Beyond the relevant socialization mechanisms for understanding how agents do their job and come to shape ... More


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