Daniel H.H. Ingalls, Wales Professor of Sanskrit, Emeritus, was born in New York City on May 4, 1916. He attended Harvard College, and studied the Classics, including his first courses in Sanskrit with Walter E. Clark. While Ingalls’ father apparently expected Harvard to prepare his son to join the management of The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia, Daniel Ingalls’ years at Harvard gradually turned him to the lifelong study of Sanskrit philosophy and poetry. He graduated in 1936 with an A.B. cum laude in Classics. He thereupon enrolled in the Harvard Graduate School to study Sanskrit, Chinese, and Japanese, earned an A.M. in 1938, and was elected to a Junior Fellowship in the Society of Fellows (1939–42), where he continued his study of Sanskrit.In 1941 he persuaded the Senior Fellows to send him to India, where he worked on Indian logic with M.M. Sri Kalipada Tarkacharya at the Sanskrit Research Institute in Calcutta. After Pearl Harbor he returned and entered the O.S.S. In 1942 he and his colleague Richard Frye traveled as civilians to Afghanistan, where his job in Kabul was to watch for contacts by Indians (then British subjects) with Axis agents. As cover he taught English at the Habibi Lycee and worked on his doctoral dissertation. The completed draft of the dissertation was sent home by diplomatic pouch, but was lost. After the war he rewrote it as his first book. He returned home in 1943, was commissioned in the Army, and spent the remainder of the war working on Japanese code-breaking in Military Intelligence near Washington.After the war he was elected to a second term in the Society of Fellows (1946–49). Since Junior Fellows are permitted to do some teaching, he helped out with Sanskrit courses after the retirement of Walter E. Clark, his predecessor as Wales Professor, and in 1949 became an assistant professor, in 1954 associate professor, and in 1958 Wales Professor of Sanskrit, continuing in that post until his retirement in 1983.While Ingalls was a dedicated teacher and scholar, he was not an empire builder. He remarked in a note to the president, “The less administration I have, the happier man I shall be.” During his tenure, the study of India was largely defined by classical studies. In 1951, however, he instigated a change in the name of the Department from Indic Philology to the Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies. By the late 1950s, it came to include Indian and Tibetan Buddhism, and by the time of his retirement in 1981, it included positions in Hindu Studies and Indo-Muslim Studies as well.During the golden period of rapid expansion in Asian studies, some 50 of his students finished with a Ph.D. and began teaching at major universities throughout the world. Through the students he trained, Ingalls had an enormous influence on the development of Sanskrit studies in North America. Among both his students and collaborators were Indian scholars as well. Though a political conservative himself, Ingalls had a lifelong friendship with the Indian Marxist historian D.D. Kosambi, who became the text-editor for the Subhasitaratnakosa. Of Kosambi, Ingalls wrote, “I have never met a man with whom I disagreed on such basic questions, yet whose company I so constantly enjoyed.”Throughout most of his career at Harvard, Dan Ingalls constituted a one-man department, teaching at all levels from beginning Sanskrit to advanced courses in Indian philosophy and poetry. The Sanskrit Library in Widener became the center of energetic and demanding study for generations of Sanskrit students. He also met students by appointment in his Widener study where he had no telephone, but could be found by those with the temerity to knock on his door. This was open for business and visitors once per week from 8-9 a.m., had no phone but a typewriter built in 1888.He had the reputation for being a demanding teacher, to be sure. It is said that his description of the department for the undergraduate manual, Fields of Concentration, began, “Sanskrit is a difficult language. Only the rare undergraduate would be advised to take it.” But as one former student remembers, “Studying with Daniel Ingalls was exhausting, demanding, and rewarding.” He taught with patience and authority, bringing out the beauty of the classical Sanskrit texts that he loved and communicating this to his students. Ingalls taught not only Sanskrit but also Harvard’s first General Education course on Indian Civilization.In 1950, Ingalls published his first book Materials for the Study of Navya-Nyaya Logic (Harvard Oriental Series Volume 40) based on his intended Ph.D. work. It is an introduction of the “new” school of Indian logic, bringing to light its analytic and intellectual achievements. Here Ingalls “sought to demonstrate that Indian philosophy not only can be as careful and precise as Western analytic philosophy but in fact may well have something of vital importance to teach it” (S. Pollock). In the West, this launched an entirely new field of studies.While Ingalls continued to write on Indian philosophy, his deep interest in poetry came increasingly to the fore. In 1964, he published a 460 page volume An Anthology of Sanskrit Court Poetry. Vidyakara’s Subhasitaratnakosa. (H.O.S. Volume 44), containing some 1,700 Sanskrit verses collected by a Buddhist monk around 1050 C.E. Ingalls’ great intuition for Sanskrit along with his magisterial command of English made this translation among the very best. It is still available in a paperback edition. His introductions, notes, and commentaries make the entire work a masterful and enduring contribution to Sanskrit literary studies. In the introduction, Ingalls sheds light on the development of Indian poetry and compares the impersonality of Sanskrit poetry with the predominantly personal poetry of the West. As the project came to a conclusion, Ingalls said that Vidyakara had furnished him with “the happiest hours of labor that I have yet known.”In 1981 the Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies joined the Center for the Study of World Religions in hosting a dinner for Ingalls to celebrate the recent publication of a Festschrift dedicated to him as “one of the great humanistic scholars of our time” and entitled Sanskrit and Indian Studies: Essays in Honour of Daniel H. H. Ingalls. Its preface emphasized his immense breadth of scholarship and the pioneering impact and lasting value of his two books, one for the study of logic and the other for literary studies. A flood of telegrams and letters of appreciation arrived from India, England, Japan, and many parts of the United States.In 1990, after his retirement, Daniel Ingalls brought to conclusion his third major contribution to the Harvard Oriental Series, a joint undertaking with Jeffrey M. Masson and M.V. Patwardhan, The Dhvanyaloka of Anandavardhana with the Locana of Abhinavagupta, edited with an introduction by Ingalls himself (H.O.S. Volume 49). The book deals with the culmination of Indian poetics by the Kashmiri scholar Abhinavagupta in the 9th century C.E. In this, he makes one of the most influential texts and commentaries of Sanskrit aesthetics and literary theory available in English.In addition to his three major books, he published some twenty-seven articles on Indological topics. After his retirement, Ingalls worked with his son, computer scientist Daniel H. H. Ingalls Jr., Harvard ‘66, on a computer-assisted analysis of the literary technique of the Mahabharata, and their first findings were published in 1985 in the Journal of South Asian Literature.During these years, Ingalls was the editor of the Harvard Oriental Series (H.O.S. Volumes 42–48) and brought out the long-neglected German translation of India’s oldest text, the Rgveda, by K.F. Geldner (H.O.S. Volumes 33–36, 1951–57). He also served for forty-three years as a trustee of the Harvard Yenching Institute, which has since established a fellowship in his honor. He was President of the American Oriental Society in 1959-60 and Director of the Association of Asian Studies in 1959.His entrenched patrician and conservative views, reinforced by his background in the railroad and hotel business, became obvious in 1969 at the time of the occupation of University Hall. At a faculty meeting with radicals in the majority, he tried, urged on by conservative colleagues, to make a motion in support of the administration; it never occurred to him that this could be voted down.Dan Ingalls was a cultured, polite, elegant host to friends, neighbors, and students. He was in close contact with colleagues in classical studies. In addition to the Society of Fellows, he was a member of the History of Religions and Philology Clubs that met for dinner and talks at members’ homes. He kept in contact with students and colleagues even after his retirement to Virginia and he would gather some twenty-five students for a Sanskrit reading salon in his apartment on Memorial Drive.Even while he was a professor at Harvard, Ingalls was a member of the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce. From 1963 onwards, he was chairman of the Virginia Hot Springs Corporation, Inc., an enterprise that included the Homestead resort, where he usually spent his summers. Indeed, as he wrote in 1986, he “led a schizophrenic life,” split between his family’s business interests in Virginia and his scholarly pursuits at Cambridge. After retirement he moved back to his home, called The Yard, in Hot Springs, and took up the full time management of the family business.Ingalls married Phyllis Sarah Day in 1936, the same year he graduated from Harvard. Over the years, they made their home at 24 Coolidge Hill, Cambridge. They had three children—Sarah Day, Rachel Holmes (Radcliffe ‘64), and Daniel Henry Holmes Jr. (Harvard ’66). Phyllis passed away in 1982, shortly after he had retired.Daniel Ingalls died of heart failure on July 17, 1999, at the Bath Community County Hospital in Virginia, at the age of 83. He was buried at Warm Springs Cemetery in Warm Springs, Virginia. On Virginia’s State Route 39, he is remembered by a memorial monument at the Dan Ingalls Overlook, affording a beautiful vista of his beloved Bath County.Surviving are his second wife, Joanne Kreutzer; Sarah Ingalls Daughn of South Dartmouth, Massachusetts; Rachel Holmes Ingalls of London, England; Daniel H. H. Ingalls Jr. of Rio del Mar, California; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.Respectfully submitted,Diana EckRichard FryeZeph Stewart †Wei-ming TuMichael Witzel, Chair
Saint Mary’s Office for Civic Engagement (OSCE) hosted the first of a three-part discussion series about women, mothers and their roles in society Tuesday evening. Tuesday’s event focused on the idea of being a woman, mother and image bearer, with guest panelists Ramal Winfield, Noelle Gunn Elliott and Christan Sheltan, as well as a question and answer section led by Rebekah DeLine, the director of the OCSE.DeLine started the event by asking the panelists how they serve in the South Bend community as individuals and as families.“It’s really important to us because my oldest is seven and we’re trying to find ways to include him in understanding how important service is to us. There are times in our life that with wrestling, soccer, piano that we are not able to do that,” Sheltan said. “Right now his little heart is pulled towards helping homeless people, so we’ve been making blessing bags and keep those with us. That’s a way for us to serve when we don’t really have the time to serve.”Elliott said her family tries to do outreach in the community during holidays.“As a family, for Thanksgiving we try and go to the homeless shelter and we try to focus more on the giving and the giving thanks,” Elliott said.Winfield said she likes to go to events in the community that actively supports the younger generation.“I go to just a lot of different events around town that I feel are important, especially ones that are advocating for children,” Winfield said.The panel then discussed how each manages to create a positive work-life balance.“I try not to beat myself up or have the wrong expectations about what I’m capable of doing,” Winfield said. “I know that some people in my family say that I work too much, but you just have to do what you have to do.”Sheltan said she felt similar to Winfield’s thoughts on balance. “Balance is impossible to achieve perfectly. I personally know that I don’t feel like it is my shape to stay at home so then it was kind of like just trying to find balance,” she said. “I think what I work right now is a job more than a career, but it gives me the balance to be with my children a little bit more.”There’s an insecurity, Elliott asserted, that exists among women juggling such roles.“So many women always think ‘Oh she’s judging me because I’m not going to work,’ but they really do want to be working,” Elliott said. “There’s always this insecurity. And we’re not judging each other; hopefully we’re just trying to be the best moms we can be.”Elliott shared how she started her program, the Mommalogues, which gives women the platform to share their personal stories about being mothers.“If I have a force, it’s not so much being a mother,” Elliott said. “It’s about being in solidarity with other women whether they’re a mother or not, and being a positive force in the world.”The panelists discussed their hopes for women to become more united through these types of discussions. Subsequent discussions in the series will take place April 2 and April 16, and will cover women and mothers as change-makers and activists.“Eventually I want to [make] this so it’s not just for students, but also for women in the community,” DeLine said.Tags: mothers, panel, saint mary’s, women
By Dialogo May 20, 2009 The Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa said that he will voice his ideas freely during his upcoming trip to Venezuela and that this need not frighten anyone, in response to an official warning from the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) that he could be exiled from the country if he tries to discredit the government of Hugo Chávez. In an interview with the Lima daily La Republica, the writer said: “I have my ideas and I express them freely wherever I am. Furthermore, I always express them with dignity, so of course I’m going to do so in Venezuela.” “I have been invited by Venezuela, by an institution that defends the same ideas I defend: democracy, freedom, peaceful coexistence, the rejection of all forms of violence in human relations and political activity. And I believe that these ideas are respected in any country, including Venezuela,” he added. When asked about the possibility of being exiled from his country, the writer said he hoped “that doesn’t happen. Venezuela has always been a very hospitable country and I hope it remains so. We are going to a meeting where he will discuss ideas. Nobody is coming with destabilization in mind. It will be an intellectual presentation, and that need not frighten anyone.” On Monday the PSUV warned that Vargas Llosa would be exiled if he tried to “discredit the government” of Chavez during next week’s visit to Caracas to participate in a symposium on freedom and democracy. “Mario Vargas Llosa comes with provocation in mind. The PSUV will support any government decision, such as exiling a person who comes here to discredit us,” David Medina, a PSUV member, told the press. “We want to warn these intellectuals who are about to come to the country. They come to provoke us, to create scandal, and to start a smear campaign over the issue of freedom of expression,” he added. Other participants in this symposium include Mexican historian Enrique Krauze, former Bolivian President Jorge Quiroga, Colombian writer Plinio Apuleyo Mendoza, and intellectual and former Mexican Foreign Minister Jorge Castañeda.
Mobile payments are on the rise, with Millennials and men leading the pack. According to a recent survey of 1,000 U.S. adults by point of sale systems manufacturer Harbortouch, Millennials make up the highest percentage of mobile payment users, with 42 percent falling into that demographic. In addition, men are two times more likely to use some form of mobile payment than women.Interestingly, one in four people named the restaurant industry (out of a choice of seven total industries) as the most likely to see widespread mobile payments adoption in the near future.“One of the more interesting findings we uncovered from our survey is the growing desire for consumers to use mobile payment technology at restaurants,” Harbortouch CEO Jared Isaacman said in a press release. “Currently, most mobile payment transactions happen in retail environments. There is now a unique opportunity for restaurants to gain a competitive advantage by making mobile payments part of the dining experience.”Of those respondents not currently using mobile payments in restaurants, 20 percent cited problems with logistics as the reason. Specifically, one in five said issues such as waiting for servers to retrieve the bill and figuring out how to calculate a tip had hindered their mobile pay experience. Well-designed mobile payment apps have the potential to eliminate these irritations. continue reading » 69SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York We’re not quite counting our chickens yet, Long Island, but it appears the worst may be behind us—at least we can only hope it is. If Thursday’s winter storm was indeed Old Man Winter’s last hurrah then we’ll gladly put away those over-utilized shovels and box up the salt and sand—all the while letting out a triumphant cheer, the likes of which we haven’t uttered in what seems like ages. As we look ahead to next week’s glorious forecast—sunny skies and temperatures in the 40s (!!) for most of the week—we do so with a bit of trepidation, knowing full well that at any moment Mother Nature can shatter all of our hopes and dreams and unleash copious amounts of snow and brutally cold temperatures on us—something we’ve unfortunately become accustomed to in recent weeks. Sure, this hellish winter may not officially be over, but we feel like it’s our duty to conduct a sort-of post-mortem on Winter 2015. Long Islanders don’t need statistics to back up their point that this winter has been especially unbearable, but we’ll provide some talking points anyway. According to National Weather Service’s Upton office, February was the coldest month on record for Long Island (temperature readings are taken at Long Island MacArthur Airport), going back to 1984, when the agency officially began to record data. The average temperature in February was a skin-piercing 21.6 degrees. February’s stunning temperatures are even more mind blowing when you consider temperature readings at Central Park, where records date back to 1869. Central Park posted an average daily temperature of 23.9, making it the third coldest February over the 146-year period that records have been kept, and the ninth coldest month overall. The average temperature of 24.6 captured at John F. Kennedy International Airport (records date back to 1948) made it the coldest February on record, and second coldest month overall. Now, let’s talk about the dreaded snow. For the season, the weather service measured 56.6 inches of snow at MacArthur Airport, more than double the historic seasonal average of 24.8 inches. With our luck this year, that number may increase. The weather service’s “snowfall season” runs from November through April. The most recent storm to hit LI dumped upwards of 8 inches on the Island, a reminder that although spring is only days away, anything is possible. Here’s the good news: National Weather Service forecast through Wednesday. (Photo credit: National Weather Service)You’re not hallucinating, folks. The reprieve we’ve all been waiting for is upon us. Let’s just hope it stays that way.
The home at 14 Dodds St, Margate sold before auction.A CHARACTER cottage on two lots in Margate went under contract the evening before it was due to be auctioned. The property at 14 Dodds St sold for $601,250. Marketing agents Loren Mulholland and Jonathan Gordon said the property attracted a high level of interest. “More than 50 people inspected the home in just a few weeks and we had nine contracts submitted,” Ms Mulholland said. Mr Gordon said the home was a well-maintained time capsule.“The vendors were only the second owners of the property and they kept is largely untouched to keep the character,” he said. “That, combined with the block being on two lots, created quite a rare opportunity for the area.”More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019The home had a retro look.Mr Gordon said the home was sold to an interstate investor who planned to modernise it and hold on to it for the time being. Ms Mulholland said the Margate market was proving equally popular with owner-occupiers and investors, though stock was low. “Demand is far outweighing supply and listings are few and far between,” she said. “We think it is because 50-60 per cent of people in the area are investors and, with low interest rates, it makes more sense for them to hold on to property rather than have money in the bank.” Mr Gordon said the number of buyers looking in and around Margate was on the up. “A lot of people are drawn to the area,” he said. “We are being inundated with inquiries on properties but we can’t meet demand.”
NZ Herald 28 June 2014A poll shows most people want smoking cannabis to be decriminalised or made legal.The latest Herald-DigiPoll survey shows just under a third of those polled thought smoking cannabis should attract a fine but not a criminal conviction, while a fifth went further and said it should be legalised.Forty-five per cent said it should remain illegal, and 2.6 per cent said they did not know.Drug Foundation executive director Ross Bell said: “All the results I’ve seen in New Zealand recently were overwhelmingly opposed to reform.”While most National Party supporters (53.8 per cent) favoured the status quo, almost 45 per cent supported legalisation or decriminalisation.The Government last night remained firm in its stance on cannabis.“We do not think there are any benefits for decriminalising or legalising cannabis, for medicinal purposes or otherwise, which outweigh the harm it causes to society,” said Justice Minister Judith Collins.http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11283416
Share Tweet While one man demonstrated to police officers his “breaking and opening” skills, another has requested “prayers” from a magistrate.Forty-four (44) your old Cline Williams of Wallhouse has been slapped with three charges of theft in three separate instances and was given three prison sentences which will run concurrently.Williams who appeared to have been on a spree on the morning of 29th June, 2012 pleaded guilty to all three charges.The defendant is said to have broken into one vehicle and stole “one black side bag along with other contents valued at $195.00.In another incident he stole one black and white HP laptop valued at $1,700.00 and one gray radio shack scientific calculator, gold ring and cassette tape among items valued at $540.00 in another incident.According to police prosecutor Claude Weekes, Williams was spotted by a police officer entering a vehicle in Canefield about 2:20 the morning of June 29th.The officer called the police station to make a report and officers were dispatched.Williams was intercepted near the Catholic Church in Canefield by the other officers while the officer who reported the incident pursued him.A search was conducted and the items were found in the defendant’s possession.Williams told the officers; “I can bring you in all transports I take them” and pointed out the different vehicles and stated what he had stolen from each of them.After being arrested he told the officers “all I looking for is something for me to sell to get clothes and food”.In mitigation, William who is said to be known to the court told the magistrate that he was “homeless”.Magistrate Evelina Baptiste told Williams that “people of this country must be allowed to leave their things in their home without people like you coming to take them”.He was ordered to serve one year for the theft of the lap top, six months for theft of the items valued at $195.00 and eight months for theft of the items valued at $540.00.Meanwhile, psychiatric evaluation and a six months prison sentence have been ordered for twenty nine year old Jevon Waters of Bath Road.He was charged for carrying an offensive weapon, [a knife] on High Street on 1st July, 2012 and pleaded guilty.Walters who informed the court that he was “representing” himself, told magistrate Baptiste he should “not” be sent to prison because he “needed prayers”.Magistrate Baptiste informed him that she wasn’t a “priest”.He then asked her to find him a job saying he was good at “singing and writing”.In a final attempt to save himself from going to prison Walter who appeared to be “troubled” said his previous “conviction” had led to him getting involved in “masturbation”.Psychiatric evaluation was ordered and he is to return to court on July 16th.Dominica Vibes News 11 Views no discussions Sharing is caring! LocalNews Thief demonstrate skills in court while another begs magistrate for prayers by: – July 3, 2012 Share Share
Loading… Other clubs in the division have resorted to furloughing staff, including Tottenham, who have enforced a 20% pay cut on all non-playing staff members, but have taken no action on their first-team stars. Tevez has regularly been among the top earners at his numerous clubs over the years, but feels now is the time for others to be put first. Argentina is currently in lockdown but Tevez is eager to help the public Read Also: Premier League clubs,PFA at loggerheads over pay-cuts“The clubs have to get involved,” he added. “Instead of going to train in the morning, they [should] demand that you do things for the people,” he said. “For example, go to the dining rooms in La Boca. I would be delighted to go. I know that my family is fine. “That’s where the great example begins. You can make videos, like me at home from my living room, but the great example would be that we all go out and help.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniverseTop 10 Most Iconic Characters On TV7 Mysterious Discoveries Archaeologists Still Can’t Explain5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksHere Are The Top 10 Tiniest Mobile Phones On The Planet!Which Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Who Earns More Than Ronaldo?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More Carlos Tevez has told his fellow footballers to waive their wages for an entire year to help the fight against coronavirus. The former Man Utd and Man City star is still playing professionally in Argentina with Boca Juniors, though football action has been suspended until further notice. Tevez has called on his fellow professionals to relinquish their wages for a year Clubs across the globe have been struggling to deal with the financial implications of the sudden break, with many enforcing pay cuts on non-playing staff members as a result. But Tevez, 36, has called for the top players to act in a bid to aid those less fortunate. This coronavirus is a disaster,” Tevez said on America TV in Argentina. “A footballer can live six months or a year without receiving [wages]. Brighton manager Graham Potter became the second Premier League boss to take a voluntary pay cut, after Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe on Wednesday.Advertisement
Referees are under coming increasing scrutiny as a result of greater media focus as well as social media outlets, such as Twitter. And Halsey, who retired from officiating at the end of the last Barclays Premier League season, believes more needs to be done to support his former colleagues. Former Premier League referee Mark Halsey believes the pressure on top-flight officials could lead to one of them committing suicide. Press Association “There is no hiding place on the field and you have to be mentally tough. But it also follows you off the field more and more now and it can destroy you,” Halsey said in his autobiography which is being serialised in The Sun. “I do feel that referees should get more help to cope with the increasing level of mental strain. “In my view, given some of the episodes of recent seasons, it will not be long before a referee has a nervous breakdown. “I also believe that if we do not do something to help referees with mental health and stress issues, then we could see a suicide.” Halsey was the victim of two abusive tweets 12 months ago after officiating in Manchester United’s 2-1 victory over Liverpool, sending off Reds midfielder Jonjo Shelvey before awarding United a penalty, which was scored by Robin van Persie. The tweets, both of which referred to his throat cancer diagnosis in 2009, were widely condemned by other Twitter users and while Halsey received support from Premier League managers and friends, his former bosses were a lot less forthcoming. He said: “I got little from my bosses apart from a call from Mike Riley, the head of the PGMOL, and one from the Select Group manager Keren Barratt asking if I wanted to come off my next game at Southampton.”