Peter Rutkoff and Will Scott

PETER RUTKOFF and WILL SCOTT have worked together
for twenty-five years. At Kenyon College they teach American Studies
and history, respectively, and are the authors of New School:
A History of the New School for Social Research
 and New
York Modern: The Arts and the City
. Between 1997 and 2000 they
jointly held the NEH Chair in Distinguished Teaching at Kenyon where
they developed the award-winning course “North by South.”
They are currently completing their new book, Fly Away: The
Great African American Migration
, from which their Kenyon
 essay is taken.