Francois le Vaillant and the Great South African Text(s)
Ian Glenn, Professor of Media Studies and Director of the University of Cape Town's Centre for Film and Media Studies, was guest speaker at this Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great TextsBig Question lecture. He discussed the influence of eighteenth century French explorer and ornithologist, Franccedilois le Vaillant, on modern South African culture. Franccedilois le Vaillant, 1753 - 1824, came to the Cape in 1781 on behalf of the Dutch East India Company to collect sp
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Just a little bit longer....
Summer break is over, and the wonderful Autumn days are here. We are loving it here in Charlotte. The colors of the leaves are breathtaking! But I am still unable to set up my recording studio like I'd like to. It looks like I'll be able to do so in the next 2 weeks though. So, stay tuned!

Many thanks to all those who send me e-mails, 'bugging' me about coming back.

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SMU Unbridled
See what "unbridled" means to SMU as the University begins its second century of achievement.
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Sequence of Events
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Learn tips on how to write the introduction to a story by discussing the story itself or discussing your career and what led to the story being written.  Consider why you are writing a story introduction with tips from a writer and playwright.

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Keynote Address: Howard Aldrich (UNC)
The Batten Institute and the Academy of Management hosted the 3rd Annual AOM Entrepreneurship Exemplars Conference and 2012 Darden Entrepreneurship And Innovation Research Conference at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in Charlottesville on May 3rd through 5th, 2012. Keynote Address: Howard Aldrich (UNC)
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Marquette's Dr. Ryan Jerving Performs for National Poetry Month
As part of National Poetry month, faculty members in the Department of English partnered with Raynor Libraries to host an hour-long poetry reading on April 16th. The faculty members read selections from some of their favorite poets and shared some originals. In this clip, Dr. Ryan Jerving performs his song "Stop Her in My Hand."
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Math 2B: Calculus

Math 2B is the second quarter of Single-Variable Calculus and covers the following topics: Definite integrals; the fundamental theorem of calculus. Applications of integration including finding areas and volumes. Techniques of integration. Infinite sequences and s
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Digital Perception, Development and Presentation in Architecture: a study of Bangladesh with global
In the recent past the computer has become an important tool in both the design and presentation media/method in architecture. In this paper digitalization in architectural practice and architectural education in both the global and Bangladesh contexts have been studied. A survey questionnaire was carried out to find how and to what extent available software are being used in Bangladesh for this purpose. Opinion, views, expectations of architects from leading architectural firms of Bangladesh we
Author(s): Abdullah, A.Q.M. ; Md. Emran Hossain, Md. Shabab H

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REINVENTING THE WORKSHOP: Ana Božiĉević and Sophia le Fraga [Part II]
In this workshop reinvention, "The Lines of Others: On Poetic Performance," Ana Božiĉević and Sophia le Fraga provide a survey of poetic performance modes and offer a brief workshop that foregrounds performance itself as the primary means of critique. Date: April 2, 2014 For more information, visit hcl.harvard.edu/poetryroom.
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Making Compliments
This lesson presents useful vocabulary and expressions used when giving and receiving compliments. There is an explanation of what the word compliment means and there are several examples with the words presented.
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Author(s): Frédéric Golay

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Culinary Ampitheatre Dedication
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Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
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Apple Computers through the ages
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New diseases arise and old diseases, such as malaria and influenza, are returning with renewed vigor. This session studies the complex causes and far-reaching impacts of emerging infectious diseases around the globe.
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21W.735 Writing and Reading the Essay (MIT)
As the course title suggests, this class is meant to acquaint you with the literary and rhetorical tradition of the essay, a genre which has been described by one scholar as "the meeting ground between art and philosophy," and by another as "the place where the self finds a pattern in the world, and the world finds a pattern in the self". Though the essay is part of a tradition of prose which stretches back to antiquity, it is also a thoroughly modern and popular form of writing, found in print
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