Madhavie Perera - PhD Mechanical Engineering
Madhavie talks about how her research will help people recovering from broken bones.
Depiction of terrorism in film and television
In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events. Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audiences with such television series' as '24' and 'Battlestar Galactica' and how these common cultural experiences should not be underestimated as
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
Final Kinect for Windows v2 Hardware Revealed We've been highlighting some of the work being done by those with the early versions of the Kinect for Windows v2 devices. Last week the Kinect for Windows Team reveal the final hardware and more... As we continue the march toward the upcoming launch of Kinect for Windows v2, we’re excited to share the hard
We've been highlighting some of the work being done by those with the early versions of the Kinect for Windows v2 devices. Last week the Kinect for Windows Team reveal the final hardware and more...
As we continue the march toward the upcoming launch of Kinect for Windows v2, we’re excited to share the hard
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 3D Cylinder simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the volume of a 3D cylinder
Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
Salzburger Kammerphilharmonie - W A Mozart- Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Allegro)
Live from the Salzburg Arena, the Salzburg Philharmonic plays under the direction of Yoon Kuk Lee. This was recorded on October 23, 2007. (4:08)
Professor Jane McAdam - Australian refugee policies
In recent times Australia has introduced a range of refugee policies focussed on stopping the arrival of refugees by boat. What are these policies and are they lawful? Video 4 in the series "Refugees - Rights, Protection and Policies" Understanding the international legal obligations that Australia has to refugees and asylum seekers is crucial when it comes to separating myths from facts in contemporary Australian debates. In this series Professor Jane McAdam goes behind the headlines, defines
The Story of India- The Power of Ideas (pt. 1)
This ten-minute documentary traces the history of India through the great thinkers and doers of the past.
064 American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915: Cliff Dwellers by George Bel
Joyce Mendelsohn and Annie Polland—two historians of New York’s Lower East Side—discuss Cliff Dwellers, George Bellows's 1913 depiction of the neighborhood, now on view in the exhibition “American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915.”
Sleep Specialist Danny Lewin on Warhol’s "Sleep" in "The Cinema Effect Part I: Dreams"
Danny Lewin PhD, DAMSM, Clinical Psychologist and Director of Pediatric Behavioral Sleep Medicine at Children’s National Medical Center, discusses sleep cycles and dreaming in connection to Andy Warhol’s film "Sleep."
Film Professionals on Farocki's "Workers Leaving a Factory"
Filmmaker Joanna Raczynska, Filmmaker and Professor of Film at the University of Maryland Fred Worden, and Film and Media Arts Programmer at the National Museum of Women in the Arts KJ Mohr discuss Farocki’s “Workers Leaving the Factory in Eleven Decades” as a springboard for discussing themes in "The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image."
Meet the Artist: Theresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler
Hubbard and Birchler, whose film Eight, 2001, is on view in The Cinema Effect, collaborate on work that often explores the nuances of a particular space or character. Join them for a discussion of their creative process and see more of their work in various media.
Meet the Artist: Terry Gilliam-"Tideland" Q&A
Filmmaker Terry Gilliam answers our audience's questions after the Washington DC premiere screening of his latest film "Tideland". The film opens nationwide on November 8.
Excerpts from Meet the Artist: Jonas Mekas
Join us for an evening with filmmaker Jonas Mekas, a central figure in the avant-garde art and cinema community in New York that began in the 1960s. This marks Mekas's return to the Hirshhorn-he was the first guest speaker at the film program in 1976.
Meet the Artist: Lorna Simpson
Working primarily in photography and film, Lorna Simpson first gained prominence in the 1980s with her poetic yet provocative combinations of details of black women’s bodies with fragmented texts. Join us as Simpson discusses her recent works, several of which have just been acquired by the Hirshhorn.
China Design Now: Part Two
China Design Now explores the recent explosion of new design in China. It will display the work of Chinese and international designers, focusing on architecture, fashion, youth culture and graphics as well as film, photography, product and furniture design and digital media. This podcast introduces the full audiotour from Acoustiguide, featuring in-depth interviews with over a dozen contributors to the exhibition, including Han Jiaying, Freeman Lau, Norman Foster, Wang Xu, Jiang Qiong Er, Hu Yan
"Introduction to Aerospace Engineering and Design, Spring 2003"
" The fundamental concepts, and approaches of aerospace engineering, are highlighted through lectures on aeronautics, astronautics, and design. Active learning aerospace modules make use of information technology. Student teams are immersed in a hands-on, lighter-than-air (LTA) vehicle design project, where they design, build, and fly radio-controlled LTA vehicles. The connections between theory and practice are realized in the design exercises. Required design reviews precede the LTA race compe
Australia: Land Beyond Time
It's more like another planet than another country. Australia This film explores how life in this rugged, eroded land has adapted and flourished in a largely arid environment.
2. Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (Advanced)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com! Here's the second episode of the new, fun, and exciting way to learn "Advanced Level Italian". Based on famous Italian movies and almost entirely spoken in Italian, this series will take your Italian to the next level! Today's movie is "Nuovo Cinema Paradiso", a marvelous Italian film, winner of a Best [...]