21F.040 A Passage to India: Introduction to Modern Indian Culture and Society (MIT)
This course introduces students to Indian Culture through films, short-stories, novels, essays, and newspaper articles. The course examines some major social and political controversies of contemporary India through discussions centered on India's history, politics and religion. The focus is on issues such as ethnic tension and terrorism, poverty and inequality, caste conflict, the "missing women," and the effects of globalization on popular and folk cultures. Particular emphasis is on the IT re
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When UNSW lecturer Gabina Funegra decided to investigate the language of her ancestors, she had no idea she was on the way to becoming an award-winning filmmaker. Unable to obtain a tape recorder for her interviews, she took a video camera to Peru; the resulting film won her the Best Local Filmmaker award at the 2010 Sydney Latin American Film Festival.
Thomas Friedman: The Global Marketplace and the Common Good
The signature event of the 2010-2011 Notre Dame Forum, "The Global Marketplace and the Common Good", featured Thomas Friedman, the influential Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist from The New York Times. Friedman has examined a wide range of subjects in his work, including globalization and worldwide economic issues, religious fundamentalism and terrorism, and the Middle East conflict. He has won three Pulitzer Prizes and has had four best-selling books, most recently The World is Flat and Hot, Fla
Marian Anderson-Rare Footage Singing 'Ave Maria'
Vintage film of Marian Anderson with Leopold Stokowski in 1944.
Pirates Amongst Us
A disgruntled pirate's haunted history lingers in the town where his shipmates met the hangman. Carson Hudson and Willie Balderson team up for "Pirates Amongst Us."Author(s):
Delivering Real Security in an Age of Uncertainty: A conversation with NATO Secretary General Anders
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discusses NATO's role in Afghanistan and its success in addressing terrorism and cyberattacks.
BBC: Michael Palin travels in Russia
Michael gets himself involved in the Russian Film industry when he stumbles across a film set.
The First People, Part III (Bluewater, Michigan)
This is a film documentary of the history of Native Americans in the Blue Water area of Michigan.
Rhapsody in Blue 1 by George Gershwin
This mind-blowingly complex piece defies definition. This is Gershwin's first major piece blended classical and jazz to create "symphonic jazz." Appeared in Disney's animated film "Fantasia 2000" and is the United Airlines theme music. This performance is from Rhapsody in Blue - Fantasia 2000.
eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing
eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing is a comprehensive textbook containing holistic and integrated eMarketing tactics. There is no doubt about it – the Internet has changed the world we live in. Never before has it been so easy to access information, communicate with people all over the globe and share articles, videos, photos and all manner of media. The Internet has led to an increasingly connected environment, and the growth of Internet usage has resulted in declining dist
Carrol Clarkson on Waiting for the Barbarians and Disgrace by JM Coetzee
On Thursday 29 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts Big Questions guest speaker is Carrol Clarkson, an Associate Professor in English Department at the University of Cape Town. She will be discussing the work of Nobel Prize winning novelist JM Coetzee .GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions popular lecture series provides an opportunity to hear a leading intellectual discuss one of life's big questions or a significant book or artwork. The great texts under
This title contains a book length poem by Susan Johanknecht concerning reef fossils, vintage armour, and nuclear waste. It is letterpress printed, inked and blind, handset 24 point Gill Sans type surrounded with blind printed dingbats. It has Laid Arches paper french-folded and sewn, housed in a builder's plastic sleeve. This edition has 80 copies.
Peggy Kreshel, AdViews Expert Interviews
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Historic Television Commercials. http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews Peggy Kreshel is an associate professor of advertising at the University of Georgia. She discusses her research on women in advertising. View the AdViews collection online: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews
George Grody, AdViews Expert Interviews
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Historic Television Commercials. http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews George Grody is a visiting professor at Duke University in the Markets & Management Studies Program, and served as a marketing executive with Procter & Gamble for 26 years. View the AdViews collection online: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews
Jill Katte & Jacqueline Reid, AdViews Expert Interviews
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Historic Television Commercials. http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews Jill Katte is the Digital Collections Program Coordinator for the Duke University Library, and is the Project Manager for the AdViews project. Jacqueline Reid is the Director of the Duke University Library's Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History, which holds the D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles archives, among other advertising-related collections. View the AdVie
Roy Bostock, AdViews Expert Interviews
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Historic Television Commercials. http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews Roy Bostock is the former CEO of D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles and current chairman of Yahoo!. Mr. Bostock started with Benton & Bowles in 1964, and worked with many of the clients whose commercials are featured in this project. View the AdViews collection online: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews
Skip Elsheimer, AdViews Expert Interviews
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Historic Television Commercials. http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews Skip Elsheimer is the founder of A/V Geeks, a repository of 22,000 vintage educational films, and is the technical expert responsible for digitizing the film reels of D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles commercials found in the AdViews project. View the AdViews collection online: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews
Magazine [Episode no. 9, January 28, 1976]
Interviewer: Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Part of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Video Archive in the Duke University Libraries: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/dsva/ A news magazine format program that covers a variety of current topics. Macho women discusses how women are portrayed in movies and television; Historic preservation discusses the conflict in Louisville about destroying two old houses to make a parking lot. (VC 2111)
Dying to be a Martyr
The Middle East conflict and terrorism are issues we hear about almost daily in the news. This lesson will use video clips from WIDE ANGLE's 'Suicide Bombers' (2004), Internet sites, and primary sources to examine the roots of the Middle East conflict. The video contains interviews with young Palestinians who participated -- or intended to participate -- in suicide bombings. These young Palestinians share the personal, religious, political and emotional reasons behind their participation in thes