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Babette Babich

in New York City to intense debate and, across the country, discussions on the film were held with experts in Pacific Palisades, California. Showing the film on several occasions to different university classes, including classes from Fordham

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Destination Museum

A Conversation with Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

Conal McCarthy

—and he insisted that I fly to New York City immediately. He introduced me to the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. That was a totally transformative experience. Why? This was a a centre for advanced Jewish studies that was founded in Vilnius in 1925 and

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Linda Gruen

, lauded their entry into the workforce as reporters, store clerks, typists, and factory workers, and noted how they were respected in public. In fact, by 1870 women comprised one-third of New York City's labor force ( Ryan 1990: 63 ). This increased female

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A Hebrew Take on Shylock on the New York Stage

Shylock ‘47 at the Pargod Theatre (1947)

Edna Nahshon

Shylock’47 , a production of the Pargod Theatre 1 , opened on 27 May 1947 in New York City at the Juilliard School of Music, with subsequent performances at the Masters Institute. Staged entirely in Hebrew, it was a bold and pioneering

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Creative Critical Shakespeares

Rob Conkie and Scott Maisano

respectively in an American high school and in a CSI-like New York City, but also in the four dramatic contributions to the issue. With a fervour equal to that early fanfic author, Maurice Morgann, but with perhaps greater self-reflexivity, each of these play

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Repatriation as Inspiration

Multigenerational Perspectives on American Archaeology-Museum Relationships

April M. Beisaw and Penelope H. Duus

Wilson and Falkenstien-Doyle 1999: 86–87 ). Heye undertook a more private venture when he founded the Museum of the American Indian (MAI), in New York City (see Figure 1 ). The MAI, built in 1916, was also created with the intent of providing

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The Wall, the Ban, and the Objectification of Women

Has “Uncle Sam” Learned any Lessons from “Typhoid Mary?”

Amani Othman and William W. Darrow

Meet Mary Mallon Judith Leavitt (1997) describes Mary Mallon as the first person to be documented as a “healthy typhoid carrier” in the United States. Mallon was born in Cookstown, Ireland, in 1869 and immigrated to New York City in 1883

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Uneven development, the politics of scale, or global austerity?

Ida Susser

imposition of austerity in New York City in 1975 ( Susser 2012 ). Is neoliberalism in NYC in 1975 and Margaret Thatcher's “There is no alternative” the same as the Washington Consensus that was espoused by Ronald Reagan in 1980 and imposed as structural

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On a 1st Anniversary

Jonathan A. Allan, Chris Haywood, and Frank G. Karioris

-rose-higher-in-three-months-of-covid-19-than-it-did-in-two-years-of-the-great-recession/ . Hollingsworth , Heather , and Marion Renault . 2020 . “ One-Day US Deaths Top 3,000, more than D-Day or 9/11 .” Associated Press , 11 December .

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The Democracy of Everyday Life in Disaster

Holding Our Lives in Their Hands

Nancy L. Rosenblum

Lies Below ,” Guardian , September 7 . . Knoll , Corina ; Paybarah , Aziz , Meschke , Jacob , and Chen , Elaine “ 11 Numbers That Show How the Coronavirus Has Changed New York City