Altschuler, Glenn

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    A Conversation with Ross Brann
    Brann, Ross; Altschuler, Glenn (Internet-First University Press, 2019)
    Ross Brann studied at the University of California-Berkeley, the Hebrew University-Jerusalem, New York University, and the American University in Cairo. He has taught at Cornell since 1986 and served nineteen years as Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Studies. Professor Brann is the author of The Compunctious Poet: Cultural Ambiguity and Hebrew Poetry in Muslim Spain (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991) and Power in the Portrayal: Representations of Muslims and Jews in Islamic Spain (Princeton University Press, 2002). He has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Center for Advanced Judaic Studies of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Frankel Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. Brann is also the editor of four volumes and author of essays on the intersection of medieval Jewish and Islamic cultures. In 2019 he completed Andalusi Moorings: Al-Andalus and Sefarad as Tropes of Islamic and Jewish Culture and submitted it for publication to the University of Pennsylvania Press. In 2007 Brann was appointed Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow and in June 2010 he stepped down as the faculty co-chair of the West Campus House System Council after six years of service as the founding Alice Cook House Professor-Dean.
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    A Conversation with Isaac Kramnick
    Kramnick, Isaac; Altschuler, Glenn (Internet-First University Press, 2019)
    Isaac Kramnick, the Richard J. Schwartz Emeritus Professor of Government, chats with Glenn Altschuler, his colleague, collaborator, and close friend. Topics include his formative years on a chicken farm in Millis Massachusetts; his undergraduate and graduate experiences at Harvard; and his extraordinary Cornell career as a teacher, scholar, department chair, faculty trustee, vice provost for undergraduate education, “founding father” of the West Campus House System, and University historian.
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    A Conversation with Glenn Altschuler
    Altschuler, Glenn; Kramnick, Isaac (Internet-First University Press, 2019-06-11)
    Isaac Kramnick, the Richard J. Schwartz Emeritus Professor of Government interviews his close friend (and collaborator) Glenn Altschuler, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and Dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. Their conversation covers Professor Altschuler’s formative years in Brooklyn as well as his teaching, scholarship, relationships with alumni, and administrative roles at Cornell.
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    Joel Silbey: Reminiscences
    Silbey, Joel; Altschuler, Glenn; LaFeber, Walter (Internet-First University Press, 2019-06-11)
    Walter LaFeber and Glenn Altschuler remember Joel Silbey, their Cornell colleague and friend. After reviewing his formative years in Brooklyn and his graduate training at the University of Iowa, they discuss Joel’s scholarly career (including his use of quantitative methods and his important work on the Civil War “synthesis” and “the partisan imperative” in nineteenth century American politics) and his extraordinary commitment to teaching undergraduates and alumni.
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    M. H. Abrams at Cornell University - Videos and Multimedia Presentations
    Abrams, M. H. (Internet-First University Press, 2010)
    The videos and audio files presented here are contained in the DVDs that are part of the Book "M.H. Abrams at Cornell University". The videos and audio files encompass interviews, lectures by M.H. Abrams, tributes and poetry readings.