Fall 2009 Quarter Roundup: What Did We Learn? - Steve Blank (Serial Entrepreneur)
Stanford instructor and seasoned serial entrepreneur Steve Blank looks back at the commonalities and quirks of the quarter's previous speakers. Blank outlines a thorough checklist of questions and analysis helpful to any new enterprise leader, and offers insight and case studies from industry giants and new technology plays alike.
Argumentation and Communication, Fall 2002
A writing practicum associated with 11.200 and 11.205 that focuses on helping students present their ideas in cogent, persuasive arguments and other analytical frameworks. Reading and writing assignments and other exercises stress the connections between clear thinking, critical reading, and effective writing. This course examines the principles and practices of clear and effective communication in addressing public issues and policies. It aims to help students plan, organize, and present their
Anxiety Disorders II from the course Clinical Psychology
Clinical Psychology - Fall 2006. This course offers theoretical and empirical approaches to the explanation of psychological dysfunction. The relation between theories of psychopathology and theories of intervention. A critical evaluation of the effects of individual, family, and community approaches to therapeutic and preventive intervention. Thematic focus of the course may change from year to year. See department notices for details.
Reading Marx’s Capital Vol 2 – Class 12, Reprise
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"All We Are Seeking Here Is Equal Opportunity": The American G.I. Forum Desegregates a Texas Communi
With the annexation of Texas in 1848 at the end of the Mexican-American War, Tejanos--Texans of Mexican descent--lost property rights and political power in a society dominated by Anglos. Through discriminatory practices and violent force, Tejanos were kept at the bottom of the new political and socio-cultural order. From 1900-1930, as an influx of immigrants from Mexico came north to meet a growing demand for cheap labor in the developing commercial agriculture industries, Tejanos experienced c
From Silk to Oil: Cross-Cultural Connections Along the Silk Roads
This is a curriculum guide for exploring China's inner Asian frontier and one of the world's oldest and most important trade routes. The 350-page guide features five independent sections. Each examines the geography, ethnic relations and political history, exchange of goods and ideas, religions, or art along the Silk Roads (beginning in the second century BCE). Each includes lesson plans, documents, maps, and board game.
Meltzer on the Fed, Money, and Gold
Allan Meltzer of Carnegie Mellon University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about what the Fed really does and the political pressures facing the Chair of the Fed. He describes and analyzes some fascinating episodes in U.S. monetary history, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the gold standard and ends the conversation with some insights into recent Fed moves to intervene with investment banks. This is a wonderful introduction to the political economy of the money supply and cen
Faith Complex: Richard Cizik on Evangelical America's Future
Richard Cizik puts the ?protest? back in Protestant. It is impossible not to watch this new video interview without pausing to marvel at how many mainstream Evangelical theological and political positions he challenges. That he does so with charm and wit just makes it all the more entertaining.??
Norbert Elias - 2006 RIHSS Key Thinkers Public Lecture Series
At a time when many observers see the world as caught up in a 'clash of civilizations', we may need a well-grounded understanding of what civilization actually is more than ever before. The social scientist who has done the most to contribute to such an understanding is the German sociologist, Norbert Elias. His theorisation of processes of civilisation and decivilisation, his understanding of social life constituted by long-term historical processes, his relational theory of power, and his hist
Walter Benjamin - 2006 RIHSS
Description: In his theses on the concept of history, Walter Benjamin wrote that "the 'state of emergency' in which we live is not the exception but the rule." This influential philosopher, who failed to gain admittance into the academy yet remains one of its most influential thinkers, wrote prolifically on diverse topics: from mechanical reproduction to childhood pastimes, from hashish to mourning, and, perhaps most importantly, on the question of political agency and action. In this lecture, D
A Tribute to the Dream feat. Bob Moses
Civil rights leader Robert Moses spoke at the Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation at Northeastern University on January 16, 2014.
So You Want to be an Entrepreneur?
David Lank is Director Emeritus of the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies, Desautels Faculty of Management, specializing in bringing real life experience into the classroom through his business, legal, political and non-profit connections.
4. The Godly Commonwealths of New England (September 29, 2008)
history, social science, anthropology, cultural studies, European, immigrant, immigration, savage native american, colony, William Penn, Quaker, church, Civil war, France, community, demography, family size and structure, public policy, Chesapeake, popula
5. Southern Plantations (October 3, 2008)
history, social science, anthropology, cultural studies, population, settlement, aboriginal people, buffalo, Thomas Hobbes, church, life expectancy, mortality, immigrant, population, indentured servants, labor, birth interval, disease, property, alcohol,
6. Slavery And The Plantation Complex (October 6, 2008)
history, social science, anthropology, cultural studies, philosophy, ethics, theory, slavery, settler, indigenous people, African American culture, master, freedom, domination, class, liberty, equality, identity, demography, community, society, race, desc
7. The Origins Of Racial Slavery (October 8, 2008)
history, social science, anthropology, cultural studies, philosophy, ethics, theory, slavery, settler, feudalism, domination, settlement, smallpox, disease, African American, import, crop, gender, age, race, legal system, society, evolution of status, sta
8. From African To African American (October 10, 2008)
history, social science, anthropology, cultural studies, philosophy, ethics, theory, slavery, economy, tobacco, plantation, labor, crop, indentured servant, race, law, statute, religion, pagan, demography, revolution, fertility, labor cycle, life expectan
11. The Political Heritage (October 20, 2008)
history, social science, anthropology, cultural studies, religion, philosophy, ethics, theory, witchcraft, salem, demographic, political party, coalition, Bonny Prince Charley, France, Scottish, painting, liberty, protestant, loyalty, absolutism, Thomas H
12. Commerce and Culture (October 22, 2008)
history, social science, political studies, international relations, anthropology, cultural studies, religion, philosophy, ethics, theory, empire, economy, nemesis, revolution, war, protest, crown, authority, conventions of governance, public, constitutio