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Teaching Specializations/Interests

Performing Arts

Research Interests

Collection Development in the Performing Arts.

Artistic/Creative Work

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"The Cuala Press Collection at Adelphi University" May 2009.
An online guide to the Irish press founded in 1902 by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats. The website features a display of highlights from the Collection and an inventory of Adelphi's holdings.

“The Richard Stoelzer Collection at Adelphi University” May 2007.
An online guide to the collection donated by Stoelzer’s daughter, Flora Stoelzer Specht. The Collection consists of personal papers, concert programs, reviews, musical instruments and music scores.

“The Walt Whitman Collection at Adelphi University” May 2005.
A guide to the collection established by former Adelphi Professor Emory Holloway. The collection includes over 100 books of poetry as well as papers from the Walt Whitman Fellowship.

"The Healing Arts: Collection Development Resources" May 2003.
A compilation of resources in print and electronic formats for art, music, dance, and drama therapy prepared by Professors Linda Weinberg and Gary Cantrell.

"Blood Sweat and Tears: The Legacy of Sir Winston Churchill.". An exhibition of rare books, photographs and memorabilia recognizing the contributions of Sir Winston Churchill. Swirbul Library Gallery. June 1994.

"Blacks in Russia: From Abraham Hannibal to Muhammad Ali, 1720-1978.". Exhibition depicting the connections between the African-American and Russian cultures. Co-curated with Prof. Dmitri Urnov and Prof. Erica Doctorow. Swirbul Library Gallery. January 1994.

"NEGOTIATED REALITY: METHODS OF EXAMINING THE EMPIRICAL WORLD.". Co produced with Prof. Judith Johnston, this exhibition illustrated research projects of ten Adelphi University faculty members. Swirbul Library Gallery. February 1990.

"THE RIBBON: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE.". A selection of panels from the 18 mile long peace ribbon handcrafted by citizens from across the United States. Swirbul Library Gallery. May 1989.

"RUTH ST. DENIS: A LIFE IN THE DANCE.". Original costumes, set decorations, rare books, photos and memorabilia illustrating the life of the founder of Adelphi's Dance Department on its 50th anniversary. Swirbul Library Gallery. May 1988.

"THREE PENNY: THE EVOLUTION OF JOHN GAY'S "THE BEGGAR'S OPERA."". Rare music scores, drawings, engravings and photographs illustrating the evolution of Gay's 1728 work to the Brecht Weill musical of today. Swirbul Library Gallery. May 1987.

Refereed Articles

Cantrell, Gary, Erica Doctorow and Dmitri Urnov. (1999), "Kinship in Pushkin.". Nassau Review, 7.5, 51-62.