The Meaning of Race in the Post-Genome Era
The 5th Annual James Baldwin Lecture titled “The Meaning of Race in the Post-Genome Era” was delivered by President Shirley M. Tilghman on March 9, 2010 at 5:30 pm in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. The annual James Baldwin Lecture celebrates the scholarship of a distinguished Princeton faculty member and provides an occasion for our intellectual community to reflect on the issue of race and American culture. The complexities of race in the United States demand the insightful work bo
Lecture 29 - 12/1/2010
Under the Redcoat
The Revolutionary War wasn't always a winning proposition for the colonists, explains Tim Sutphin. "Under the Redcoat" recalls the British occupation of Williamsburg.
Finding the Slope of a Line When Given a Graph
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to find the slope of a line when given its graph. A definition of slope is given and one example is modeled using a step by step approach to determine the slope of the given line.
Lesson #084, Thursday essere = to be, stato = was scrivere = to write, scritto = wrote leggere = to read, letto = read vedere = to see, visto = saw bere = to drink, bevuto = drank aprire = to open, aperto = opened chiudere = to close, chiuso = closed fare = to do, fatto = did dire = to say, detto = said venire = to come, venuto = came rispondere = to answer, risposto = answered chiedere = to ask, chiesto = asked morire = to die, mo
essere = to be, stato = was
scrivere = to write, scritto = wrote
leggere = to read, letto = read
vedere = to see, visto = saw
bere = to drink, bevuto = drank
aprire = to open, aperto = opened
chiudere = to close, chiuso = closed
fare = to do, fatto = did
dire = to say, detto = said
venire = to come, venuto = came
rispondere = to answer, risposto = answered
chiedere = to ask, chiesto = asked
morire = to die, mo
Caring for the Mentally Ill
Williamsburg's Public Hospital was the first facility for the treatment of the mentally ill in British North America.
A to Z of Sociology: Evaluation
Professor Bruce Stafford, Head of School and Professor of Public Policy, talks about evaluation in the latest of our A-Z video series.
Prof. Nick Childs - 'History of Brass Bands - The Golden Period'
The repertoire played by bands has altered radically over many years. However, commissioning bodies have always been governed by a desire to attract the leading mainstream composers of the day to write original material for the medium. The so-called 'Golden Period', spanning the period between the Great Depression and the Second World War, encapsulates this ambition at its most successful. A sequence of seminal works, by John Ireland, Gustav Holst, Granville Bantock, Herbert Howells, and Sir
Inaugural Lecture Prof Nick Frost - Assessing Modern British Childhood: research, policy and practic
This lecture explored the contemporary policy agenda for children and young people living in England. The major focus of the lecture was on the relationship between the state and modern childhood. The lecture then moved on to examine the state of contemporary British childhood. A series of recent research and policy reports have suggested that British children inhabit a world that compares negatively to children in otherwise comparable societies. Childhood and youth are also a high profile and
Talk About the North - Dave Russell
REVISITING THE FIFTIES A Transitional Decade' The British Seaside in the 1950s Professor Dave Russell, Professor of History and Northern Studies and Q & A Professor Dave Russell, Professor of History and Northern Studies, Institute of Northern Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University Discovering the English North, 1957-1964
Guest Lecture: Senator George Mitchell - Olof Palme Memorial Peace
The University, in association with Leeds City Council and Leeds Peace Links groups, recently hosted the Leeds International Olof Palme Memorial Peace Lecture. CND Vice-President, Bruce Kent, delivered this year's lecture, The Global Elimination of Nuclear Weapons - Possibilities & Practicalities, at the Banqueting Suite at Leeds Civic Hall. Bruce Kent has been a life-long advocate for the campaign of total nuclear disarmament. At 80 years of age he remains dedicated to global peace being
Cornwallis' Sunken Fleet
A British flotilla from the Battle of Yorktown lies mired in a murky tomb beneath the tides of the York River. Underwater archaeologist John Broadwater dives down to Cornwallis' sunken fleet and shares his finds.
Words ending in "ight"
A poem illustrating "ight" words like might, light, tight... This video has 3 small British children reciting the poem and could be used as a tool for rhyming beginners. (1:30)
Extrait du film n° 2 - Holbein - Les Ambassadeurs - Rendez-vous avec la mort
Deuxième extrait du film : un portrait atypique... Acheter le DVD : http://goo.gl/cWtp1 La page du film : http://goo.gl/Eu6iH
På torsdagen handlade Klartextt mycket om brott. En man i Örebro har erkännt att han på något sätt har varit inblandad i flera våldtäkter och försök till våldtäkter. Dessutom har polisen tagit fast en man i Malmö som är misstänkt för att ha skjutit två personer.
The Attack on Fort Sumter
- Civil War
The battle is explained in this slide show video and how the South stole the very weapons that were used to attack the Fort. Lincoln's decision explained and a great quote is used that foreshadows his ultimate fate as a president. The video does not have an ending to the battle so they may need to have it explained. Using Google Earth to help show the Fort would be a good idea, too.
Building Your Own Ant Farm
This teacher-made video is part 2 of instruction on building your how ant farm out of recycled CD cases, packaging tape, grass seeds, foil, and dirt. Run time 10:00.
2.7 Geological problems in coal mines
During the Indistrial Revolution half of the world's coal came from Britain. We still rely heavily on it today to meet our energy needs, but now we input more than we produce. Burning it introduces large amounts of gases into the atmosphere that harm the environment in a variety of ways. In this unit it will become apparent that the most appealing quality of coal is that there is plenty of it.
How should business decision-makers prepare for the upturn?
Ebenezer Essoka, CEO Standard Chartered Bank South Africa, discusses the best way for decision-makers to prepare their business for the upturn