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Abstract The Activism at The New School oral history program, initiated in 2019, documents touchstone moments of activism on The New School’s campus from the perspective of students, faculty, and staff who participated in these movements. The program focuses on the past fifty years of activism at The New School. As of April 2020, interviews have been conducted with activists from the late 1960s/early 1970s anti-Vietnam War movement, members of the 1996-1997 Mobilization for Real Diversity, Democracy,...
Dates: 2019 - 2020
Summary 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 alumni, administrators, faculty, and staff, both current and retired. The conversation topics in the interviews span the twentieth and early twenty-first, and cover different academic...
Dates: 2012 - 2020
Summary The New You Peer Health Advocates oral history project consists of five interviews with the founders and alumni of The New You, The New School's peer health advocacy program. The New You was founded in 2010 by Rachel Knopf Shey and Tamara Oyola-Santiago, co-directors of Wellness and Health Promotion at The New School. In 2019, Wellness and Health Promotion was eliminated and Knopf Shey and Oyola-Santiago transitioned into new roles at the university. This oral history project was undertaken on...