Learn French - Les Voitures (Cars)
The instructor recites various cars in French. This video has words spoken by a native speaker accompanied by appropriate images. It is well-produced with clear sound. Each image is also accompanied by the French caption.
Learn French - Les Transports
The instructor recites various forms of transportation in French. This video has words spoken by a native speaker accompanied by appropriate images. It is well-produced with clear sound. There are no English or French captions.
Learn French - Dans le Métro, Part 1 (On the Subway)
In this video the instructor recites various words that are associated with the subway in French. For beginning and intermediate learners. The words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are recited.
Learn French - Les Moyens de Transport, Part 1
The instructor recites various forms of transportation in French. This video has words spoken by a native speaker accompanied by appropriate images. It is well-produced with clear sound.
Learn French - Les Moyens de Transport, Part 2
The instructor recites various forms of transportation in French. This video has words spoken by a native speaker accompanied by appropriate images. Each image is accompanied by French captions.
Learn French - French Vehicle Vocabulary
Each word is pronounced twice in French as the English and French words appear. In this French lesson you'll learn the vocabulary for vehicles in French: car, bus, airplane, helicopter, boat, truck, bicycle, motorcycle, skateboard, and ski.
Essential French - Plane and Airport
This video offers a native French speaker saying airport-related words or phrases. Each screen has the English word or phrase at the top and the French word at the bottom. However, the video would be better served if word or phrase were said twice and if it were said slower. (1:12) This video offers vocabulary only--not complete sentences.
Learn French - Les Meubles (Furniture)
The instructor recites various furniture pieces in French. This video has words spoken by a native speaker accompanied by appropriate images. It is well-produced with clear sound. Each image is also accompanied by the French caption.
Understanding the South, understanding modern America: the American south in regional, national, and
This website, from the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures, at the University of Manchester, presents free online access to details of a conference held at Manchester in May 2008 on 'Understanding the South, Understanding Modern America: The American South in Regional, National, and Global Perspectives'. The website presents information about the conference's programme and some background details. Of more significance, however, is the information presented on each speaker and paper presente
Detritus.net : dedicated to recycled culture
Detritus.net is a website concerned with "fine art and pop culture. Lofty postmodern theory and grassroots resistance". It is also concerned with making new works out of old, copyright infringement and cultural comment. It is "devoted to a prevalent and yet rather progressive trend in art, music and culture in general" - that is, plagiarism, piracy, copyright infringement or as the website states: "cultural recycling, recombinant art, copy culture, sampling". The site is divided into the followi
Creativity, culture & education literature reviews
This Web page gives free access to a series of free literature reviews written for the Newcastle-based charity Creativity, Culture and Education, the national organisation which manages the Government-funded Creative Partnerships initiative for arts in state schools. At March 2010 there are eight reviews by noted academics, each available as a free PDF file. These include, among others: Justin O'Connor's history of the formation and definition of the creative sector; Kate Oakley's overview of th
Europeana: European culture
Europeana is a European Commission funded web portal which is building a virtual European library offering free access to Europe's cultural resources. Multiple languages are available. It is organised as a giant database of cultural artefacts, typically presenting a (low quality) picture and some metadata for each record and redirecting to other websites to access digital resources. It searches millions of texts (manuscripts, papers, ebooks), images (photographs, maps), films (moving images, vid
Materialising Exile : material culture and the embodied experience of Karenni refugee-ness
This very short PDF document describes the background to the AHRC funded project “Materialising Exile: Material Culture and the Embodied Experience of Karenni Refugee-ness”. The project intends to explore material culture in its broadest sense (including landscape and the body) in a Karenni refugee camp on the Burmese-Thai border and develop an understanding of the way refugees see and represent themselves.
Office for contemporary art Norway
This is the website for Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), a private foundation founded by Norway's Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2001 that aims to "develop collaborations in contemporary art between Norway and the international art scene." OCA has various functions: organising residency programmes for international artists in Norway; providing support for Norwegian artists abroad; and producing and promoting seminars, exhibitions, and publications. OCA award fund
Culture and rural development in the East Midlands
This website is an initiative by Culture East Midlands and it has information about cultural projects and organisations in rural parts of the East Midlands. The website is also the online home of East Midlands Arts in Rural Areas Network (EMARAN), a voluntary network supporting the arts in rural areas. The website is organised by the categories; Place, Culture, Rural and Resources. Resources contains a number of articles written for the website about rural culture and other reports and publicati
Towards A Global BioPolicy?
Proceedings of a symposium held in March 2007 looking at aspects of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by UNESCO in October 2005. Hosted by Biocentre: the Centre for Bioethics and Public Policy, the symposium was the first event of the 'Global Perspectives on Biopolicy' series. The proceedings cover the keynote speech on the Universal Declaration by Professor Jan Helge Solbakk Director of Bioethics at UNESCO. Following papers were given on the UK perspective on the Declaration, fo
WorldWideScience : the global science gateway
WorldWideScience.org is a global science gateway which aims to accelerate "scientific discovery and progress through a multilateral partnership to enable federated searching of national and international scientific databases and portals". Users can search the entire portal or restrict their search to specific information sources. WorldWideScience.org is maintained by the US Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information as the operating agent for the WorldWideScience Allia
"Bigger Than Anything We Understood:" Cathy Wilkerson On The Political Culture of SDS
Student radicalism and the New Left contributed to the rise of a "counterculture" during the 1960's, as millions of Americans questioned traditional forms of monogamy and family, suburban life, materialism, and scientific rationality and emotional repression. Outwardly, this cultural shift was marked ...
Global assessment of nuclear data requirements : the GANDR project
This website provides the full text of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report into the feasibility of creating a tool for the Global Assessment of Nuclear Data Requirements (GANDR) based on sensitivity and uncertainty analysis together with the software for a prototype of the GANDR system. The report is available as a series of Word files.