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Jack Madison Stein

educator

Jack Madison Stein, American educator. award, 1954, 62. Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German, American Council on Teaching Foreign Langs., N.A.A.C.P., New England Goethe Society (director 1964-1976), Americans for Democratic Action, American Civil Liberties Union, Common Cause.

Background

Stein, Jack Madison was born on April 25, 1914 in Newark. Son of Floyd Sweden and Florence (Sandt) Stein.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers University, 1934, Master of Arts, 1936. Doctor of Philosophy., Northwestern University, 1944. Master of Arts (honorary), Harvard, 1958.

Career

Instructor German, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1944-1946. Instructor Columbia University, New York City, 1946-1948, assistant professor, 1948-1955, departmental representative, 1949-1958, associate professor, 1955-1958. Professor German, Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958-1976, department chairman Germanic language and literature, 1965-1973, 75-76, coordinator Germanic language courses, 1958-1966, 73-75.

Advisory editor German textbooks W.W. Norton Company. Member advising committee on foreign langs. Massachusetts Board Education, 1963-1976.

President Boston Musica Viva, 1970-1976. Guggenheim award, 1954, 62. Fulbright senior research grantee, 1954.

Works

  • Author: (with Henry Hatfield) Schnitzler-Kafka-Mann, 1953. (with Reginald Phelps) The German Heritage, 3d edit., 1970. The German Scientific Heritage, 1962.

    Richard Wagner and Synthesis of the Arts, 1960. Poem and Music in the German Lied from Gluck to Hugo Wolf, 1971.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German, American Council on Teaching Foreign Langs., N.A.A.C.P., New England Goethe Society (director 1964-1976), Americans for Democratic Action, American Civil Liberties Union, Common Cause.

Connections

Married Isabel Smith, May 27, 1938. Children: Judith, Jane.

father:
Floyd Sweden Stein

mother:
Florence (Sandt) Stein

spouse:
Isabel Smith

children:
Judith Stein

Jane Stein