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James Henry Spohrer

James Henry Spohrer, American librarian, consultant. Recipient Nijhoff prize Martinus Nijhoff International, The Hague, 1989; Title II-C grantee United States Department Education, Washington, 1988-1990, Finlandia Foundation, 1997.

Background

  • Spohrer, James Henry was born on December 18, 1950 in Jennings, Louisiana, United States. Son of Henry Stanislaus and Rosalie (Ballard) Spohrer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Louisiana State University, 1975. Master of Science, Louisiana State University, 1978. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1983.

    Career

    • Private practice translator, Freiburg, Germany, 1973-1975. Test construction specialist Louisian Civil Service Department, Baton Rouge, 1975-1976. Serials library University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1978-1981.

      Instructor University California, Berkeley, 1981-1983, Germanic library, since 1983, department chair, 1992-1996, associate U, Library. Humanities and Area Studies, since 1996. Consultant linguistics department University California, Berkeley, 1989.

    Membership

    Member Nebraska Wesleyan Chamber Orchestra, Lincoln, 1979. Board directors East Bay Suzuki Music Association, Berkeley, 1981-1983. Member Modern Language Association, American Library Association, Western European Specialist Section (chair 1993-1994), Medieval Association of the Pacific, Beta Phi Museum.

    Personality

    Interests

    Violin, sailing.

    Connections

    • Married Elisabeth Marie Aurelle, July 17, 1974. 1 child, Bela.
    • father: Henry Stanislaus Spohrer
    • mother: Rosalie (Ballard) Spohrer
    • spouse: Elisabeth Marie Aurelle
    • child: Bela Spohrer
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    Born December 18, 1950
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1975
      Louisiana State University
    • 1978
      Louisiana State University
    • 1983
      University California
    • 1973 - 1975
      Private practice, translator
      Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 1975 - 1976
      test construction specialist, Louisian Civil Service Department
      Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
    • 1978 - 1981
      serials library University Nebraska
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      instructor, University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1983
      instructor, University California
    • 1992 - 1996
      instructor, University California
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