Gillespie, Angus Kress

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GILLESPIE, Angus Kress

GILLESPIE, Angus Kress. American, b. 1942. Genres: Agriculture/Forestry, Architecture, History, Intellectual history, Mythology/Folklore. Career: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, instructor, 1973-75, assistant professor, 1975-81, associate professor, 1981-2000, professor of American studies, 2000-, American studies dept., acting chairman, 1997. Executive director, New Jersey Folk Festival; Fulbright Award, Philippines, 1985-86, Norway, 2002-03; guest on television and radio programs. Millstone Valley Fire Department, volunteer fireman, president, 1987. Publications: Folklorist of the Coal Fields: The Life and Work of George Korson, 1980; (ed. with J. Mechling, and contrib.) American Wildlife in Symbol and Story, 1987; (with M.A. Rockland) Looking for America on the New Jersey Turnpike, 1988; Twin Towers: The Life of New York City's World Trade Center, 1999; (ed. with D. Wilson) Rooted in American Soil: Foodlore of Popular Fruits and Vegetables, 1999. Address: Dept of American Studies, Rutgers University, 131 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1414, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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