logo logo

Barry Ulanov

Barry Ulanov, American author, educator. Guggenheim fellow, 1962-1963.

Background

  • Ulanov, Barry was born on April 10, 1918 in New York City. Son of Nathan A. and Jeanette (Askwith) University.

  • Education

    • AB, Columbia University, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1955. Doctor of Letters, Villanova University, 1965.

    Career

    • Editor Swing magazine, 1939-1941, Listen magazine, 1940-1942, Metronome magazine, 1943-1955, Metronome Yearbook, 1950-1955. Columnist Down Beat magazine, 1955-1958. Instructor English Princeton University, 1950-1951, Barnard College, 1951-1956, assistant professor, 1956-1959, associate professor, 1959-1966, McIntosh professor, 1986-1988, professor, 1966-1988, McIntosh professor emeritus, from 1988, chairman English department, 1967-1971, 79-82, chairman program in the arts, 1975-1979, 82-88.

      Adjunct professor religion Columbia University, 1966. Associate editor The Bridge Yearbook of Institute Judaeo-Christian studies, 1955-1968. Lecturer in psychiatry and religion Union Theological Seminary, since 1992.

    Works

    • Makers of the modern theater
    • Robert Leach's Makers of Modern Theatre is the first detailed introduction to the work of the key theatre-makers who shaped the drama of the last century: Konstantin Stanislavsky, Vsevolod Meyerhold, Bertolt Brecht and Antonin Artaud.

    Membership

    Board directors Gandy Brody School, since 1980, C.G. Jung Foundation, 1992-1994. Member Conference Anglican Theologians, St. Thomas More Society (president 1955-1956, 64-65), Catholic Renascence Society (president 1960-1966), Conference on Humanities (secretary 1957-1958, chairman 1958-1959), Medieval Academy, Renaissance Society, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, The Keys (vice chairman 1959).

    Connections

    • Married Joan Bel Geddes, December 16, 1939. Children– Anne, Nicholas, Katherine. Married Ann Belford, August 21, 1968.

      1 son, Alexander.
    See on larger map
    Born April 10, 1918
    Died April 30, 2000
    (aged 82)
    • 1939
      Columbia University
    • 1955
      Columbia University
    • 1965
      Villanova University
    • 1939 - 1941
      Editor Swing magazine
    • 1940 - 1942
      Editor Swing magazine
    • 1943 - 1955
      Editor Swing magazine
    • 1950 - 1955
      Editor Swing magazine
    • 1950 - 1951
      instructor, English Princeton University
    • 1951 - 1956
      instructor, English Princeton University
    • 1955 - 1958
      columnist Down Beat magazine
    • show more ...

    Award