Hellenism and Modernist Performance
November 17, 2010 3222 Angell Hall Dr. Olga Taxidou, Reader in Drama, Dept of English Literature, University of Edinburgh This talk observed ways the encounter with Hellenism informs some of the most radical formal and thematic experiments within modernist performance and the historical avant-garde. Through a series of close readings of specific projects (taken both from the theatre and the cinema: Edward Gordon Craig, W.B. Yeats and Ezra Pound on Greek tragedy; H.D. on cinema; Dadaism and G
Richardson returns to North Korea
New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson returns to North Korea on an unofficial visit aimed at easing tensions on the Korean peninsula. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Our Advice this Festive Season! (1925)
Don't get the hump because there's no mistletoe! Short and sweet, this item from the popular Topical Budget silent newsreel series originally rounded off their Christmas edition of 21 December 1925. For more information about Topical Budget newsreels, visit: http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/583128/index.html
Achieving Together Students talking about MoLeNET Learners are filmed at Walsall FC talking about their experiences of the MoLeNET project.
Learners are filmed at Walsall FC talking about their experiences of the MoLeNET project.
"Roundtable: On the Usefulness of the Concept of the Modern"
A round-table panel discussion at the Sixth South Asia Graduate Student Conference with Steven Collins (Chester D. Tripp Professor in the Humanities, University of Chicago), Wendy Doniger (Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions in the Divinity School, University of Chicago), and Sanjay Subrahmanyam (Navin and Pratima Doshi Chair of Indian History, UCLA).
Women social entrepreneurs driven by impact rather than scale
Many women are turning to social entrepreneurship because they tend to work more with their hearts, says American serial social entrepreneur and Ashoka Fellow Christina Jordan.
Crucial EU summit begins
The European Central Bank has increased its financial firepower ahead of a crucial European Union leaders meeting which aims to tackle the euro zone debt crisis.
Plan B for the euro zone
Our correspondents on why struggling euro-zone economies should restructure their debt sooner rather than later
JP Morgan buys UK Lehman home
Summary of business headlines: JP Morgan pays $773 million for Lehman's former UK digs; eBay buys German shopping club; U.S. online holiday sales up 12 percent-data.
Episode Forty Eight: October 2010 (enhanced with images)
David Starkey on the genius of British art. Plus, Canaletto's views, and social climbing at the court of Louis XIV.
Video: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer speaks at Vanderbilt Law School
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer came to Vanderbilt Law School on Nov. 16 to help demystify the workings of the Supreme Court and talk about themes in his newly released book, Making Our Democracy Work, A Judge’s View. Breyer has been a Supreme Court associate justice since 1994. He was nominated by President Bill Clinton.keep reading »
While Barack Obama has rejected the Bush administration’s harsh stance toward Iran, panelists warn that we’re far from the start of fruitful relations, and that achieving real diplomacy will paradoxically require both patience and a sense of urgency.
Suzanna DiMaggio observes the U.S. seeking “areas of comm
Kerstmis : Woordzoeker Woordzoeker waarin allerlei woorden verstopt zitten die te maken hebben met Kerstmis.
Woordzoeker waarin allerlei woorden verstopt zitten die te maken hebben met Kerstmis.
Introduction to the Traditional Southern Chinese New Year Lion Dance
Introduction to the Traditional Southern Chinese New Year Lion Dance. Part of the series: How to Do the Chinese Lion Dance. Get an introduction to the traditional Southern style Chinese New Year Lion Dance in this free instructional dance video. This short clip is just the first in a series that needs to be viewed to gain an understanding of this dance and how it is done. There are several parts. Teachers may want to select those that are most appropriate for what they are teaching. If you let t
ISS Update - Jan. 3, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 3, 2011.
Cynthia Breazeal makes social robots, machines with the capacity to interact with people on psychological terms. She says they “open up a new world of questions.” But these increasingly sophisticated devices make Sherry Turkle uneasy, since they challenge the idea of human relationships and the very “purp
Inside the Collections: Paleontology and the Big Bone Room
Paleontology Collections Manager Carl Mehling gives us a behind-the-scenes tour of the Big Bone Room, which houses some of the largest items in the Paleontology collection. Its holdings include one of the largest complete limb bones in the world: the 650-pound thigh bone of the long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur Camarasaurus. Visitors will be able to see this spectacular specimen in the upcoming major exhibition The World's Largest Dinosaurs (April 16, 2011-January 2, 2012), which explores the
Herhalingsoefeningen : Metend Rekenen Je vindt hier een bordles met herhalingsoefeningen rond klokrekenen, eenvoudige herleidingen en het meten van lijnstukken, aansluitend bij week 13 van de methode Kompas van uitgeverij Die Keure.
Je vindt hier een bordles met herhalingsoefeningen rond klokrekenen, eenvoudige herleidingen en het meten van lijnstukken, aansluitend bij week 13 van de methode Kompas van uitgeverij Die Keure.
Different Functions of Money
Different Functions of Money. Part of the series: Finance & Investment Tips. Money can be used for basic necessities like food, clothing and shelter, with discretionary income being used for investment or recreation. Learn more about the different uses of money.
enChanting Musical Artifacts in Unlikely Places: Rare Resources in MIT’s Lewis Music Library
There are times when it’s necessary to judge a book by its cover, or a single page, because that’s all that remains. Michael Scott Cuthbert and Nancy Schrock reveal some treasures from MIT’s early music collection which, while often incomplete or damaged, sing volumes about their origins and use.