Found in 201 Collections and/or Records:
1 interview with Daniel Jourlait, Director of the French School. Jourlait discusses the DML; the kinds of students the French school attracts; technology used in the French school; hiring faculty; the language pledge; French stereotypes; United States-France relations; history of France; reputation of SLS; diversifying faculty; summer program for teachers; Battell hall; and duties of the director.
1 interview with Joseph Kasper. Kasper discusses faculty-student relations; Storrs Lee; student council; Mr. Hepburn; how he wanted to leave college to work; how he came back to Middlebury; Professor Stevens; Jewish discrimination; religious diversity; socio-economic breakdown; President Moody; Elbert Cole; Trustees; growth of the student body; town gown relations; World War I; hazing; pranking; his college roommate; Harvard; and President Stratton.
1 interview with Konrad Kenkel, Director of the German School. Kenkel discusses his job of hiring faculty; teaching German culture; what kind of students come to language schools; different approaches in teaching German; German studies; teaching German literature; how Middlebury compares to study abroad; east, west German college professors; competion for German school; dwindling interest in German; Berlin wall; German school guest speakers; total immersion; and the 5th week slump.
Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace their origins to the broad black diaspora(s) of the world. Listen to sophomore undergraduate Shenisis Kirkland, Class of 2020, share her thoughts in her own words.
1 interview with Alexis Klimoff, Professor of Russian at the Russian School.Klimoff dicusses what kinds of students come to Middlebury; what he likes about Middlebury; graduate students; study abroad in Moscow; Misha Fayer; Tom Bayer; limitations for Americans to study in Russian before the 80's; decline in students studying Russian; projecting the future of Russian language students; types of Russian immigrants; and immigrant faculty.
In this oral history interview with Arielle Landau, Class of 2021, Landau discusses watching the election results come in on election night, waking up on the morning after election day, and self-care.
Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace their origins to the broad black diaspora(s) of the world. Listen to Middlebury College junior Sarady Merghani talk about her background and make recommendations of library resources. Sarady highlights the works The Ideology of Slavery edited by Drew Giplin Faust, Against Slavery by Mason Lowance and An Appeal by David Walker.
Interview with Mike Heaney '64, conducted by Fred Stetson '65 with college archivist Danielle Rougeau at the Axinn Center Sound Booth on December 10, 2019.
Oral history interview collected by Danielle Rougeau with Mike Schoenfeld, Chief Philanthropic Advisor, College Advancement. During the interview, Schoenfeld discusses his background and scholarships.
Interview with Mike Schoenfeld, Senior VP and Chief Philanthropic Advisor, College Advancement, collected by Danielle Rougeau, College Archivist. During the interview, Schoenfeld discusses the complexities of the Bread Loaf lands conservation project; working with Louis Bacon, Class of 1979; working with other offices on campus; and working with donors in support of the academic mission.
1 interview with Richard P. Mills, Middlebury College Class of 1966. During the interview, Mills discusses his undergraduate experience; the history major; Middlebury during the 1960s; his decision to attend Middlebury; academics; student social life; Bread Loaf; his career as an educator; how Middlebury has contributed to his career; Middlebury connections; changes at Middlebury; and the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont.
In this interview, Jade Moses, Class of 2020, speak about her impressions of race and ethnicity here. One of the books she references with the character "Buddy" is Richard Wright's Native Son; it was Ralph Ellison who wrote Invisible Man. Other library resources Jade recommends include Whistling Vivaldi by Claude M. Steele, works by bell hooks, Richard Wright's Black Boy, the documentary 13th directed by Ava DuVernay and The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander.