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Oral history interview with Moira Roth, 2011 April 22-24

Interviewee:
Roth, Moira, 1933-2021  Search this
Roth, Moira, 1933-2021  Search this
Interviewer:
Heinemann, Sue  Search this
Subject:
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
Bernardi, Claudia  Search this
Chadwick, Whitney  Search this
Chicago, Judy  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Lacy, Suzanne  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Machida, Margo  Search this
Nochlin, Linda  Search this
Ringgold, Faith  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam  Search this
Selz, Peter Howard  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
University of Vienna  Search this
Women's Caucus for Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Cornwall (England : County) -- Description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Topic:
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Asian American women  Search this
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940  Search this
Experimental theater  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Nō  Search this
Sociology -- Study and teaching  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15938
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)300234
AAA_collcode_roth11
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_300234

Oral history interview with Moira Roth

Interviewee:
Roth, Moira  Search this
Interviewer:
Heinemann, Sue  Search this
Creator:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Names:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science -- Students  Search this
University of California, Berkeley -- Students  Search this
University of Vienna -- Students  Search this
Women's Caucus for Art  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
Bernardi, Claudia  Search this
Chadwick, Whitney  Search this
Chicago, Judy, 1939-  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Lacy, Suzanne  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Machida, Margo  Search this
Nochlin, Linda  Search this
Ringgold, Faith  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam, 1923-2015  Search this
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-2019  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (Sound recording, master: 5 memory cards (6 hr., 9 min.), secure digital, 1.25 in)
81 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Cornwall (England : County) -- Description and Travel
Europe -- description and travel
Date:
2011 April 22-24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Moira Roth conducted 2011 April 22- 24, by Sue Heinemann, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History Project, at Roth's home, in Berkeley, California.
Roth discusses her childhood and family background; her "unconventional" mother attending the London School of Economics; her "romantic childhood" growing up in Cornwall, England; her family's move to Letchworth for her to attend St. Christopher, a Montessori school; taking in evacuees from London during the Battle of Britain in 1940; childhood colored with European culture, Jewish culture, and music; at 17 moving from England to Washington, D.C., to live with her Irish father who was working for the International Monetary Fund; her early "passion for travelling"; moving to New York City in 1952; meeting John Cage; her autobiographical writings; travels in Europe; studies at the University of Vienna and the London School of Economics; deciding to be a psychiatric social worker; majoring in sociology with a minor in art history; attending graduate school in art history; her interest in Duchamp; doctoral studies at the University of California, Berkeley; interviewing artists; her marriage to Bill Roth; teaching; early publications; performances at the Woman's Building in the late 1970s; editing the book "The Amazing Decade: Women & Performance Art in America, 1970-1980" (1983); traveling with Faith Ringgold; friendships with Linda Nochlin, May Stevens, Lucy Lippard and others; experimental theater; her interest in Noh theater; the Women's Caucus for Art at CAA; The Poor Farm contemporary art space; living in the Bay Area; "rethinking feminism in terms of Asian-American Women"; globalism; the fictional character she created, Rachel Marker; and other topics. She recalls Joyce Kozloff, Miriam Schapiro, Judy Chicago, Judy Baca, Claudia Bernardi, Eleanor Antin, Margo Machida, Mary Jane Jacob, Annika Marie, Whitney Chadwick, Suzanne Lacy, Allan Kaprow, Peter Selz, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Moira Roth (1933- ) is an art historian and writer in Berkeley, California.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art historians -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Authors -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Topic:
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Asian American women  Search this
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940  Search this
Experimental theater  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Nō  Search this
Sociology -- Study and teaching  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.roth11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-roth11
Online Media:

A Select bibliography for the study, sources, and literature of English mediæval economic history / compiled by a seminar of the London School of Economics under the supervision of Hubert Hall

Author:
Hall, Hurbert 1857-1944  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 350 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Bibliography
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1960
[1960?]
Medieval period, 1066-1485
Topic:
Economics--History--Bibliography  Search this
History  Search this
Bibliography  Search this
Call number:
HC254 .S46 1960
HC254.S46 1960
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_438520

Great Britain, London School of Economics and Political Science

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Exchange Service  Search this
Container:
Box 15 of 37
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 509, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 15
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0509-refidd1e12237

London School of Economics and Political Science

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. International Exchange Service  Search this
Container:
Box 3 of 37
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 509, Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0509-refidd1e1995

Population studies

Author:
London School of Economics and Political Science Population Investigation Committee  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 26 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1947
Topic:
Demography  Search this
Population  Search this
Call number:
HB848.P66X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_369724

Early beliefs and their social influence / by Edward Westermarck..

Author:
Westermarck, Edward 1862-1939  Search this
Physical description:
4 p. ℓ., 182 p. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1932
Topic:
Religion and sociology  Search this
Ethics, Evolutionary  Search this
Primitive societies  Search this
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_881863

The British journal of sociology [electronic resource]

Author:
London School of Economics and Political Science  Search this
Type:
Electronic resources
Periodicals
Date:
1950
1950-
Topic:
Sociology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_740310

Economica [electronic resource]

Author:
London School of Economics and Political Science  Search this
Suntory-Toyota International Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines  Search this
Type:
Electronic resources
Periodicals
Date:
1921
1921-
Topic:
Economics  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_741346

Essays on social organization and values by Raymond Firth

Author:
Firth, Raymond 1901-2002  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 326 p.; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1964
Topic:
Sociology  Search this
Primitive societies  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_588587

Acquiring culture : cross cultural studies in child development / edited by Gustav Jahoda and I.M. Lewis

Author:
Jahoda, Gustav  Search this
Lewis, I. M  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 340 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Cross-cultural studies
Date:
1988
[1988?]
Topic:
Social perception in children--Cross-cultural studies  Search this
Cognition and culture--Cross-cultural studies  Search this
Child psychology  Search this
Call number:
BF723.S6A25 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_343587

Hunters and gatherers / edited by Tim Ingold, David Riches, James Woodburn

Author:
Ingold, Tim 1948-  Search this
Riches, David  Search this
Woodburn, James  Search this
International Conference on Hunter-Gatherers (4th : 1986 : London School of Economics and Political Science)  Search this
Physical description:
v. <1 > : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
1988-
Topic:
Hunting and gathering societies--Congresses  Search this
Call number:
GN388.H87 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_370710

Problems of progress in industry / Department of Scientific and Industrial Research

Author:
Great Britain Department of Scientific and Industrial Research  Search this
Physical description:
17 v. ill. 21 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1957
1964
1957-1964
Topic:
Research, Industrial--Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
T177 .G7G78
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_180141

Monographs on social anthropology

Author:
London School of Economics and Political Science  Search this
Physical description:
illus., plates. 25 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1940
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Call number:
GN4 .L84
GN4.L84
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_86158

The Oxford illustrated history of modern China / edited by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

Title:
Illustrated history of modern China
Modern China
Editor:
Wasserstrom, Jeffrey N.  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 361 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
Place:
China
Date:
2016
Qing dynasty, 1644-1912
Republic, 1912-1949
1949-
Topic:
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1079963

Nonprofit management & leadership [electronic resource]

Title:
Nonprofit management and leadership
NML
Non-profit management and leadership
Author:
Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations  Search this
Centre for Voluntary Organisation (London School of Economics and Political Science)  Search this
Type:
Electronic resources
Periodicals
Date:
1990
Topic:
Nonprofit organizations--Management  Search this
Nonprofit organizations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_912504

Land tenure in an Ibo village : in south-eastern Nigeria / by M.M. Green

Author:
Green, M. M (Margaret Mackeson)  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science  Search this
Physical description:
44 p. : ill., map (1 folded) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
1941
Topic:
Land tenure  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.I33 G74 1941
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_924426

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