Jose Antonio Vargas tells his DMV story
Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas shares the story of the day he learned he was an undocumented American. Vargas was the keynote speaker at Elon University's intersect conference on February 22, 2014.
Baptism Part III Ch 1: Original Sin
Exploring the biblical evidence for original sin and showing that even infants need to have original sin washed away in baptism.
100(0) Schlüsseldokumente der russischen und sowjetischen Geschichte (1917 1991)
A project maintained by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in Munich which provides free access to a growing collection of key documents relating to the history of the Soviet Union in the 20th Century. They include materials relating to the Russian revolution and the fall of Tsar Nicholas II in 1917, the rise of the Communist State and Soviet Bloc, Stalin and the Cold War and the fall of Communism in the 1990s. Each entry is fully indexed with detailed annotations on the content and importance of
4.615 The Architecture of Cairo (MIT)
Cairo is the quintessential Islamic city. Founded in 634 at the strategic head of the Nile Delta, the city evolved from an Islamic military outpost to the seat of the ambitious Fatimid caliphate which flourished between the 10th and 12th century. Its most spectacular age, however, was the Mamluk period (1250-1517), when it became the uncontested center of a resurgent Islam and acquired an architectural character that symbolized the image of the Islamic city for centuries to come. Cairo today sti
21H.301 The Ancient World: Greece (MIT)
This course elaborates the history of Ancient Greece from the Bronze Age to the death of Alexander. It covers major social, economic, political, and religious trends. It also includes discussions on Homer, heroism, and the Greek identity; the hoplite revolution and the rise of the city-state; Herodotus, Persia, and the (re)birth of history; Empire, Thucydidean rationalism, and the Peloponnesian War; Platonic constructs; Aristotle, Macedonia, and Hellenism. Emphasis is on use of primary sources i
London and UK trends in Higher Education [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jo Attwool | LSE London's 2013 Lent term seminar series begins on the 14th of January. Speakers from within and beyond academia will focus on many of the implications of the current economic and political environment for London, covering relevant issues such as the road pricing, UK trends in higher education, census data and localism. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields.
Birdoswald Roman Fort J050054 HADRIAN'S WALL: BIRDOSWALD ROMAN FORT, Cumbria. Reconstruction drawing by Philip Corke of the main West gate in the mid 3rd century AD.
HADRIAN'S WALL: BIRDOSWALD ROMAN FORT, Cumbria. Reconstruction drawing by Philip Corke of the main West gate in the mid 3rd century AD.
PoliSci - Botwinick POLSCI 272 2007 - Polisci272-Feb1-2007 - Temple University > Courses > College of Liberal Arts > Section > Political Science > Botwinick POLSCI 272 2007 > Polisci272-Feb1-2007
Benedict looks on Pope Francis inducts new cardinals
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 22 - Pope Francis urged 19 freshman cardinals to shun rivalries and factions at an induction ceremony where his predecessor, Pope Benedict, made a surprise appearance. Gavino Garay reports. More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, natio
China's Ascent: New Superpower or New Global System? Session 11
Professor Gerald Chan, Department of Political Studies, University of Auckland presents "China's Rise in Global Economic Governance". 45th Otago Foreign Policy School - Salmond Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. Friday 25 June to Sunday 25 June 2010.
Nick Mount interviews novelist Sam Lipsyte
University of Toronto English professor, Nick Mount, in conversation with author Sam Lipsyte. The interview was taped following Mount's lecture on Lipsyte's novel Home Land
Session 4: Online blogging resources This session introduces you to the more popular blogging platforms - such as WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr. Although we recommend that students try out a few of the blogging platforms to see which one they feel the most comfortable and confident with using.
Purpose/Aim of this session
This session introduces you to the more popular blogging platforms - such as WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr. Although we recommend that students try out a few of the blogging platforms to see which one they feel the most comfortable and confident with using.
11.949 Cities in Conflict: Theory and Practice (MIT)
This course's aims are two-fold: to offer students the theoretical and practical tools to understand how and why cities become torn by ethnic, religious, racial, nationalist, and/or other forms of identity that end up leading to conflict, violence, inequality, and social injustice; and to use this knowledge and insight in the search for solutions As preparation, students will be required to become familiar with social and political theories of the city and the nation and their relationship to
How Adverbs Are Used
In the video Yossarian the Grammarian demonstrates (using a whiteboard) how adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Suitable for elementary and older learners.
HUMAN BODY - Upper Muscular System (Arms, Hands, Fingers, Abdomen)
This video consists of still images only. Images have parts of the body labeled. There is no narration, just music. (02:54)
21H.952J Readings in American History Since 1877 (MIT)
This seminar aims to develop a teaching knowledge of the field through extensive reading and discussion of major works. The reading covers a broad range of topics - political, economic, social, and cultural - and represents a variety of historical methods.
21M.621 Theater and Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (MIT)
This course explores contemporary American theatrical expression as it may be organized around issues of gender and cultural identity. This exploration will include the analysis of performances, scripts, and video documentation, as well as the invention of original documents of theatrical expression. Class lectures and discussions will analyze samples of Native American, Chicano, African American, and Asian American theater, taking into consideration the historical and political context for the
Revolution as Gambling: Egypt Under the Muslim Brotherhood [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Hazem Kandil | Cambridge University's Dr Hazem Kandil will help explain why Egypt's popular uprising has so far failed to overthrow the regime through exploring the positions of the main players in the revolt: the military, security, and the various political factions. Kandil's latest book, Soldiers, Spies and Statesmen: Egypt's Road to Revolt, (Verso, 2012) analyses Egypt’s transformation from military regime to police state, on the road to revolution. Hazem Kandil is the Cambr
Political identity and popular protest: Whigs, Jacobitism, Excise Crisis.
Political identity and popular protest: Whigs, Jacobitism, Excise Crisis.
Morning Meeting: One-Minute Greeting
In this video, Carolyn Bush prepares her fourth grade students to start their Morning Meeting with a successful, safe, fun "One-Minute Greeting." Students engage with other students and develop their oral language skills. (02:40)