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Donald MacJannet’s Early Life Story: The Minister’s Son, on His Own

As husband and wife for 54 years, Donald and Charlotte MacJannet jointly pursued a radical educational vision that transcended national borders. But both were well into their 30s when they met and married in 1932. Two memoirs recently discovered in

Posted in 2015 Entretiens

“It is up to you to find the way” – Charlotte Blensdorf MacJannet

Charlotte Blensdorf MacJannet’s recalls her formative years Editor’s note: Charlotte MacJannet was born in 1901 in Elberfeld (Wuppertal) in the German Rhineland. Her father, Otto Blensdorf (1871-1947), was an innovative music teacher, composer and gym instructor. After participating in Jacques Dalcroze’s first

Posted in 2015 Entretiens

MacJannet Foundation President’s Update -2016

Hope for the future Dear MacJannet Foundation Friends and Colleagues, I write at a tumultuous time in history. From the Middle East to Europe to America, the forces of terror, fear and reaction seem to have gained the upper hand

Posted in 2015 Entretiens

‘The best thing Tufts has to offer’ – 2015

Reflections of MacJannet Scholars— Tufts in Talloires, summer 2015 Editor’s note: Tufts in Talloires is a six-week summer program that offers academic courses to Tufts undergraduates— 91 last summer— at the Tufts European Center while simultaneously housing them with host

Posted in 2015 Entretiens
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