In Your Own Words with Madu Udeh

Originally a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College's Davis Family Library initiated a series of oral interviews, "In Your Own Words." In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace their...

My Interview for BKTW (Grandpa Orr, Age 80)

Grandpa (Bill Orr), shares some experiences in his life and a couple other questions.

“Some of them as young as five and six had passed away throughout the course of the year”

Alex Semper Upton was a camp counselor for several years through many programs and leaderships. In this interview, she talks about becoming a certified lifeguard, putting on fun shows, and working with kids with Cystic Fibrosis. She talks about how...

Interview With My Mom: PLP English II Interview

I sat down with my mom, Marcey Sparenberg, who spoke on behalf of my grandmother, Shirley Sparenberg. She talked about my Grandma and Grandpa's generosity and kindness and how they received something they didn't even begin to expect. This falls...

Molly Peacock and Michael Groden

Poet Molly Peacock (73) talks with her husband, Michael Groden (73), a James Joyce scholar, about their sixty-year love story that was interrupted for twenty years. They talk about ongoing love, Mike's melanoma, the novel Ulysses, and the parallel lives...