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by Topic : Audio recordings (15)

Includes: audiocassettes; interviews; speeches; transcripts

Seth Benardete lecture audio recordings

Creator : Benardete, Seth

1982-2001, 29.8 gb
The Seth Benardete lecture audio recordings collection consists of audio files of lectures given by the classics scholar and philosopher in his classes at the New School and New York University. There are no recordings from Benardete's City University of New York lectures present in this collection. The lectures represent Benardete's courses on classical philosophy on subjects such as the works of Plato and Aristotle, among others. Each entry in the finding aid represents a series of cassette tape recordings covering the semester-long duration of that course. Unless otherwise indicated, the entry titles reflect the official course names and numbers as listed in the New School Graduate Faculty Bulletin. The recordings were made by Benardete's students, David Blankensip, Bernard Jacobs, Richard Hartzman, and Kamyar Faroohar on cassette recorder.

Seth Benardete Memorial recording

Creator : Benardete, Seth

2002, 1 file, 951 mb
This collection consists of the audio recording of the memorial service for New School professor of philosophy Seth Benardete.

Jeffrey Goldfarb papers

Creator : Goldfarb, Jeffrey

1971-2016, 9.4 linear feet
This collection consists of the papers of Jeffrey Goldfarb, the Michael E. Gellert Professor of Sociology at The New School. The collection contains teaching files; materials relating to Goldfarb's work and research in Poland; correspondence; and manuscripts and proofs for Goldfarb's books, including After the Fall, Cynical Society, and Beyond Glastnost. Also included are manuscripts of papers delivered at conferences, book reviews, book prospectuses, and materials relating to Goldfarb's studies at the University of Chicago. Also found herein are materials pertaining to the Democracy Seminar, including 46 audiocassettes primarily ranging from 1984-1989. Among printed material included in this collection are 11 isues of an "irregular mini-magazine condensing newspaper reports of the Vietnam War into handmaded pictorial narratives; published by Bread and Puppet Theater."
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Joseph Kahn audiorecordings of conversations with media personalities

Creator : Kahn, Joseph

1979-1990, 2.2 linear ft
Consists of 166 audiocassette tapes recording conversations between retired investigative journalist Joseph Kahn and reporters, editors, and other media personalities invited to his courses at the New School for Social Research between 1979 and the early 1990s. Participants include Pete Hamill, Nick Pileggi, Gay Talese, and Murray Kempton, among many others. Frequent guests include Sidney Zion, Liz Smith, and Jack O'Brien.

Mannes Camerata collection

Creator : Mannes College of Music. Mannes Camerata

1982-1994, 2.2 linear ft
The Mannes Camerata, founded in 1981 by Paul Echols, is made up of students and faculty of the combined undergraduate and graduate early music programs at the Mannes School of Music. The collection contains scores, schedules and program notes, photographic materials, librettos, press releases, correspondence, and audiovisual recordings.

American Race Crisis lecture series

Creator : New School

1964, 10 reels
The audio recordings and transcripts in this collection document lectures from a fifteen-week series on the race crisis in the United States, held in the spring of 1964 at the New School, organized by New School professor Daniel S. Anthony. The speakers in the recordings include Charles Abrams, Algernon D. Black, Dan W. Dodson, Milton A. Galamison, Martin Luther King, Jr., Louis Lomax, Joseph Monserrat, Melvin Tumin, Robert C. Weaver, and Roy Wilkins. Open to the general public, the lectures were held in the auditorium of the school's flagship building at 66 West 12th Street in Greenwich Village. Topics discussed range from the impact of school integration, housing discrimination, affirmative action, the growing Black separatist movement, and motivations for racial prejudice. Dr. King opened the conference, and the recording of his talk consists only of the question and answer session following his address.
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Independent study oral history project on New School history

Creator : New School

2013, 4.34 gb
This oral history project consists of six audio interviews conducted by New School for Public Engagement student Gerard O. Hemmerle as an independent study under the supervision of Professor Julia L. Foulkes. Interviewees consist of long-serving university faculty and staff, primarily those associated with what was known as the New School for Public Engagement. Hemmerle conducted the interviews during the Spring 2013 semester. Recordings are all in English.

New School oral history program

Creator : New School Archives and Special Collections

2012-2015, 12.4 gb
The New School Oral History Program, initiated in 2012, consists of recorded sound interviews conducted by Archives and Special Collections staff and faculty partners on an ongoing basis to document aspects of university history that may not exist in other recorded formats. Interviewees consist of New School administrators, faculty, and staff, both current and retired. The conversation topics in the interviews span the twentieth and early twenty-first history, and cover different academic departments and disciplines, university offices, and affiliated institutes. Recordings are all in English.

New School Art Center audio recordings of public programs

Creator : New School Art Center

1963-1972, 13 reels
The New School Art Center was established in the fall of 1960 with a donation from the Albert J. List Foundation, and remained in operation until 1973. Directed throughout its existence by Paul Mocsanyi, the Center's programs reflected the New School's founding commitment to engage provocative subjects, using art to explore contemporary political and social issues. The collection represents sound recordings of events sponsored by the Art Center, often in conjunction with an exhibition or as part of educational programming.
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Fashion Focus Workshop audio recordings

Creator : Parsons School of Design

1984-1985, 21 interviews
Offered annually during spring semester throughout the 1980s, the Fashion Focus workshops offered advanced photography students an opportunity to meet and hear from fashion photographers, editors, agents, makeup artists, and hair stylists. The 21 recordings in this collection include lectures from 1984 and 1985. Lecturers include Rebecca Blake, Ann Blevens, Dan Brennan, David Brown, Knut Bry, Christiaan (Christiaan Houtenbos), Antony Clavet, Wendy Goodman, Bethann Hardison, Douglas Hopkins, Lucille Khornak, Klaus Laubmayer, Linda Mason, James Moore, Xavier Moreau, Helmut Newton, Johno du Plessis, David Seidner, Walter Thomas, Albert Watson, and James Wojcik. In addition to the Fashion Focus workshops, Advertising, Fine Art, and Photojournalism workshops were offered. These workshops were primarily targeted at continuing education students, rather than undergraduates, and predate the formation of the Photography master's degree program at Parsons.

Focus Photography lecture series audio recordings

Creator : Parsons School of Design

1982-1985, 38 lectures
The Focus Photography lectures consist of presentations by working photographers at Parsons School of Design, often showing slides while offering anecdotes about their experiences in the field, highlighting techniques employed, personal and professional challenges, and career trajectories. Lecturers include Dmitri Baltermants, Ross Baughman, Harry Benson, Arthur Deresian, Harry Dawson, Dan Dry, John Durniak, Claudio Edinger, David Eitlinger, Charles Gatewood, Leslie Goldman, James Hamilton, Charles Harbutt, Gregory Heisler, Walter Heun, Abigail Heyman, George Holz, Jose Lopez, Mary Ellen Mark, Keith McManus, Susan Meiselas, Michael O'Brien, John Loengard, Sylvia Plachy, Arthur Rothstein, Richard Sandler, Chiang Ning Sheng, Douglas Vann, and Alex Webb. In addition to the lectures by individual photographers, there are several panels, including a panel on Afghanistan led by Jim Sheldon, a street photography panel led by Ben Fernandez (who started the Photography Department at Parsons and founded the Focus series), with Angel Franco and Helinda; and a panel on Roy Stryker held at the International Center for Photography.

Parsons School of Design Dean's Office oral history project

Creator : Parsons School of Design

2013-2015, 2.75 gb
This collection consists of audio interviews with alumni of Parsons School of Design recorded between 2013 and 2015. Interviewees include James Drake, Nancye Green, Michael Donovan, Marc Jacobs, Dee McDonald-Miller, and Kay Unger. Interviewers include Executive Dean of Parsons Joel Towers and The New School Archives Director Wendy Scheir. The interviews are retained as digital files.
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Parsons School of Design MFA Design and Technology program theses

Creator : Parsons School of Design

2015-2017, 16.38 gb
This collection consists of text, video, and audio files documenting the theses created by students in the Parsons School of Design MFA in Design and Technology.

New School-Parsons Department of Photography Focus Lecture audio recordings

Creator : Parsons School of Design Photography Department

1982-1985, 62 audiocassettes
Organized by Benedict J. Fernandez, chair of the New School-Parsons Department of Photography, the Focus workshops and lecture series began in 1981 and were offered annually in the late spring as a week-long intensive (it may have grown into a longer series in later years). The lecture series ran during the same period as the workshop, offering students from the class and a general audience an opportunity to meet and hear from practitioners in particular photographic genres. In addition to the fashion and photojournalism series represented in this collection, there were also workshops offered in advertising and fine art photography. The Focus series was targeted to continuing education students in both Parsons and The New School Adult Division, rather than matriculated undergraduates. The workshops were cross-listed, appearing in both the Parsons School of Design continuing education course catalogs and the New School Adult Division catalogs. This collection consists of audio recordings of these events.

Parsons School of Design School of Fashion records

Creator : Parsons the New School for Design. Fashion Design Dept.

1900-2017, 1 linear feet
This collection contains material pertaining to the Parsons School of Design School of Fashion. Records include photos, collages, posters, publications, publicity material, student work, and dolls. The materials are both analog and on CD/DVD.
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