Celebrating the donation of Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories
On November 3, 2011, friends and colleagues gathered to pay tribute to Marlene Mayo, Professor of History, and to celebrate her donation of 100 interviews with Americans who served in Allied Occupied Japan to the University of Maryland Libraries. (Event Program; Transcript of event remarks)
The Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories are housed in the Gordon W. Prange Collection. The interviews were conducted between 1978 and 1992 and were recorded on cassette tapes. The interviews and transcripts (there are transcripts for 85 of the interviews) have been digitized and are available for use onsite in the Prange Collection.
Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Dedicaton of the Prange Collection
April 29, 2009
Room 2203, Art & Sociology Building, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Keynote speaker, Professor John Dower, Ford International Professor of
History at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
His book on the Occupation of Japan, Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II, won the Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction.
Using Japanese Visual Images to Support Teaching, Research and Publications in Japan Studies.
April 30, 2009
Special Events Room, McKeldin Library, 9:00am-12:30pm
Speakers will include University of Maryland faculty and staff, a representative from the National Diet Library of Japan, and members of the North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC) who have been working on this issue. Co-sponsored by NCC.
Proceedings of the Prange Collection Fukuoka Symposium Now Available
Proceedings of the Prange Collection Fukuoka Symposium held on August 6, 2007 are available here. The symposium was entitled "被占領下の国語教育と文学". The Proceedings contain:
- 基調講演 占領軍による図書没収の周辺：石田忠彦
- 報告 プランゲ文庫の資料整理と研究用ツールの現状：坂口英子・野田朱実
- 研究発表 1 敗戦と「敗戦期文学」：横手一彦
- 研究発表 2 『ビルマの竪琴』について—プランゲ文庫所蔵検閲初出誌を素材として：松本常彦
- 研究発表 3 プランゲ文庫資料から見える戦後初期国語教育—国語教科書・副読本の実態とその特色：吉田裕久
The authors have granted copyright permission to make their papers available here. The papers may only be reproduced for personal purposes such as scholarship, research, criticism, comment, teaching and other fair uses as defined under U.S. copyright law [Copyright Law of the United States, Title 17, Section 107].