How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
SP.246 Current Events and Social Issues (MIT)
The goal of this seminar is to have open discussions of controversial political and social issues and raise awareness of current world events in an informal setting. Discussions for the first part of each class will focus on current events from that week, while in the second part of class students will discuss a scheduled issue in greater detail. Scheduled issues include the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the regulation of marijuana, how our society should punish criminals, genocide in Rwanda and
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Audio Guide Project Discussion
Bowdoin College's Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum has developed an iPod based audio tour that is also available as a free podcast allowing users to download the tour that displays images of exhibits and archived materials to enhance their experience of the museum. This podcast is a discussion about the project with Emma Bonanomi, Curatorial Assistant for Exhibitions, Genevieve LeMoine, Curator/Registrar and Susan Kaplan, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of The Peary-MacMillan Arcti
Graduates Say Thanks: December 19, 2013
Graduates salute President Jim Barker during his last
In Conversation with Jean-Paul Costa [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jean-Paul Costa | A unique opportunity to put your questions to a former president of the European Court of Human Rights, via Twitter @LSELaw using #LSECosta. Jean-Paul Costa is the former president of the European Court of Human Rights.
Humanitarian Assistance – A Dangerous Challenge
The phrase ‘May you live in interesting times’ can be interpreted equally as a blessing or a curse. When directed at a prospective humanitarian aid volunteer, eager to embark on an overseas aid mission in the new millennium, the phrase leans increasingly towards the latter. The climate of relative safety enjoyed by humanitarian volunteers has disappeared, largely due to the radical restructuring of the world political scene in the last quarter of the 20th century. This talk will explai
The Plague, Part 15- The History Channel
The Bubonic Plague took place in medieval Europe. A quote from the film: " ...the greatest biological disaster in the history of mankind." This documentary has re-enactment and commentary and is suitable for high school students.
Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
Lecture 12: The Centenary Lubbock Lecture
Lord Browne of Madingley, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering "On being an engineer". As President of The Royal Academy of Engineering, Lord Browne's prime goal during his five years in office is 'to move engineering towards the centre of society'. In his opinion the words 'engineers design the future' have more resonance today than ever before. Drawing on global experience of the energy business, industry and political life Lord Browne reflected on what being an engineer means in the
Phenomenologically related work
Phenomenologically Related Work is the personal website of American philosopher Robert Welsh Jordan, hosted by Colarado State University. The site offers around 20 essays by Jordan, which have been published in journals or anthologies or presented at scholarly meetings over the course of a career spanning almost half a century. Also available are Jordan's own extensive notes on the works of Edmund Husserl and of Martin Heidegger. Jordan describes himself as espousing 'very hard line phenomenolog
Latin American Business Conference: "Sustained Growth in Latin America: Key Lessons From Chile"
Lecture by Pedro Aspe, Protego, former Finance Minister of Mexico; from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
2007.03.29-Aiding the Victims of Nazi Germany: Great Britain, Australia and the Jewish Refugee Crisi
Each year the International Studies Program at the University of Utah presents the Sandy and Anne Dolowitz Lecture on Human Rights. The 2007 Dolowitz lecture was delivered by Carole Fink, professor of history at Ohio State University and author of De...
Brand Aid? Development finance and African agriculture (Inaugural Lecture Series)
In a global system that seems to be remorselessly concentrating capital into fewer hands, this lecture will examine efforts to move money the other way in order to promote food security, with particular reference to Ethiopia. In this lecture, Professor James Copestake will highlight the growing business-orientation of aid and explore scope for being more transparent about its impact.
"Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East"
A talk by Rashid Khalidi. Rashid Khalidi is Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies and Director of the Middle East Institute at Columbia University, and is among the foremost U.S. historians of the modern Middle East. He is the author of numerous books on the region--several written during his many years on the faculty at the University of Chicago--
Macroevolution Part II Allopatric Speciation Cold War Differentiating with an MP3 Introduction to Joint Injection and Aspiration John F. Kennedy Library Profile in Courage Award 2014 "The South African Constitutional Court Looks at Same-Sex Marriage: The Fourie Case"
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A 3 Minute Documentary on the early years of the Cold War. (Amateur video)
Former President George H. W. Bush was honored with the prestigious John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award™ on May 4, 2014 by Jack Schlossberg at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in recognition of the political courage he demonstrated when he agreed to a 1990 budget compromise that reversed his 1988 campaign pledge not to raise taxes and put his re-election prospects at risk. Bush's granddaughter, Lauren Bush Lauren, accepted the award on behalf of the former President. P
Lecture by Justice Albie Sachs. Introductions by George Chauncey (Professor, Dept. of History and the College) and Martha Nussbaum (Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, Dept. of Philosophy, Law School, Divinity School). Co-sponsored by the Center for Comparative Constitutionalism, Center for Gender Studies, and the Chicago Center for Contemporar
Differentiating with an MP3
Introduction to Joint Injection and Aspiration John F. Kennedy Library Profile in Courage Award 2014 "The South African Constitutional Court Looks at Same-Sex Marriage: The Fourie Case"
John F. Kennedy Library Profile in Courage Award 2014
"The South African Constitutional Court Looks at Same-Sex Marriage: The Fourie Case"