OH. Oral Histories / Queens Memory
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
The interview, which took place on May 14th, 2020, is about Meghan Moore-Wilk, who is the Queens College Chief of Staff, and her hand in managing and stratigizing next steps for the college when in-person classes were shut down in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this interview, Lucchi discusses the pandemic as it happened in Italy, one of the epicenters of which occurred in a small town in southern Lombardy where he grew up and where his parents still live. He also talks of his experience as a professor at Queens College who had to quickly transition to remote teaching, and how he felt his undergraduate and graduate language classes fared in the online setting.
This oral history records Richard Branciforte's interview as conducted by Rebecca Rushfield as part of the Queens Memory Project in October 2018. In it, he recalls his time at Queens College in the mid 1960s and specifically the role of house plans in the social fabric of the campus. He founded Kingston House, one of the most influential house plans, in 1963.
This oral history was an interview of Samuel Heilman, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Queens College, by Obden Mondesir in April, 2020. In it, Professor Heilman talks about the effects of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in his personal life and his primarily Jewish Orthodox community of New Rochelle, New York, the site of the first major American outbreak of the disease.
In this interview, Dr. Sarah Covington discusses her journey from being a media studies major in college to becoming a history professor at Queens College, the book about Cromwell that she was writing at the time of the interview, the benefits of a sabbatical she recently took, and the various history classes she enjoys teaching. This interview was conducted as part of English 395W, "Theory and Practice of Oral History," taught by professors Bette Weidman and Ben Alexander.