Faith Complex: An Introduction
Faith Complex is a show about the collision of religion, politics and art. Faith Complex is a joint production of Georgetown University's Program for Jewish Civilization and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and it airs weekly at WashingtonPost.com
Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt: An interview with Professor Samer Shehata
Samer Shehata, assistant professor of Arab politics at Georgetown University?s Walsh School of Foreign Service, discusses his new book 'Shop Floor Culture and Politics in Egypt.'
Brink Lindsey on the Age of Abundance
Brink Lindsey, of the Cato Institute and author of The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed America's Politics and Culture, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the interaction between culture and politics and prosperity. Lindsey outlines the nature of prosperity in America in the 20th century, then focuses on the last half of the century when cultural change was perhaps as dramatic as economic change. The conversation concludes with a discussion of Lindsey's essay, "Paul Krugman'
Winston on Market Failure and Government Failure
Clifford Winston of the Brookings Institution talks about the ideas in his book, Market Failure vs. Government Failure, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Winston summarizes a large literature on antitrust, safety regulation and environmental regulation. He finds that government regulation often fails to meet its objectives. While markets are imperfect, so is government. Winston argues that idealized theories of government intervention based on textbook theories of market failure are not the way r
21L.476 Romantic Poetry (MIT)
This course examines readings of the major British Romantic poets (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Scott, Shelley, and Keats) and important fiction writers (Mary Shelley and Walter Scott). Attention is also given to literary and historical contexts.
w11.1 Politics and Social Change
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w10.1 Politics and the State (guest lecture)
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We Go Pogo!
One of the most popular syndicated comic strips in the mid-20th century was Walt Kelly's Pogo. It offered a satirical take on society and politics. This original strip from 1954 introduced readers to a mythical Kansas bird, the Jayhawk.
Caring for the Mentally Ill
Williamsburg's Public Hospital was the first facility for the treatment of the mentally ill in British North America.Author(s):
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.Author(s):
Love and Revolution
Divergent views on politics and religion fuel a feud between two prominent Williamsburg families. Museum educator Anne Willis tells the story of their children's unlikely marriage.Author(s):
The British Constitution
The fundamentals of British law reside in the American Constitution. Historian Nancy Milton describes the English influence.Author(s):
Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.
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.Author(s):
The Politics of Climate Change: Problems and Solutions
Lord Anthony Giddens gives the opening keynote address to the Oxford Climate Forum, talking about the politics of climate change.
Women, Religion and Politics in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Course - Group - Women, Religion and Politics in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Arizona State University > Religion and Conflict > Women, Religion and Politics in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Rescued by Law: Secular Universalism, Religion and the Politics of Gender
Course - Group - Rescued by Law: Secular Universalism, Religion and the Politics of Gender - Arizona State University > Religion and Conflict > Rescued by Law: Secular Universalism, Religion and the Politics of Gender
Interpreting Islam: Politics, the Media and the Academy
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Talk: Matthew Hindman on "The Myth of Digital Democracy"
Matthew Hindman, 2010 Goldsmith Book Prize winner, said that the idea that the Web will democratize politics is misplaced: "Inequalities in political voice online are far greater than anything that we're used to in traditional politics."
6. Developing the Good Citizen: Contemporary Political Campaigning
Technology, politics, social theory, organizing, Democratic party, voting machines, political consulting, web pages, broadcast, data technology, mobilization, fundraising, e-mail, MoveOn.org, social networking, blogosphere, netroots, web 2.0, volunteering