Sparks, M. Kimberly (faculty), June 29, 1993
Scope and Contents
1 interview with M. Kimberly Sparks, Middlebury College Professor of German. During the interview, Sparks discusses his educational background; his first year at Middlebury (1966-1967) as part of the "Princeton mafia"; his role as Chair of the German Department; the study of language; publications; his teaching style; the use of media; professorships; administrative roles; his time overseas and at the summer schools; the administrations of Presidents Armstrong and Robison; the selection process for President Robison; Kafka research; language translation; the changing student body; the changing role of faculty in decision making at the College; the changing status of Middlebury in higher education; the influence of Andy Paquette; and Middlebury's greatest achievement.
- June 29, 1993
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restriction.
Biographical / Historical
M. Kimberly Sparks (-2006) served as a Middlebury College Professor of German from 1966 to 1993.
From the Collection: 147+ Objects
1 audio cassette containing 75 minute interview
Assigned identifier: a13af19930629-01
Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository
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