Edward P. Jones, Author of "The Known World" Appears on the College of Charleston Campus
The College of Charleston selected "The Known World" by Edward P. Jones as its 2011 The College Reads! book selection. Jones was on campus for a public reading week and book talk on November 1, 2011. He remained on campus on November 2 to engage with students, faculty and staff. Set in antebellum Virginia, 20 years before the Civil War began, Jones's debut novel examines issues regarding the ownership of black slaves by free black people as well as by whites. Caldonia Townsend is an educated b
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NIS Intermediate 042 - La Mafia
We look at the extraordinary range of mafias in Europe and discover just how many there are, and what they are up to, in Spain. See notesinspanish.com for the accompanying transcript/worksheet.
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Following a film screening of "A City Upon a Hill" introduced by Speaker and Mrs. Newt Gingrich, IOP Director Trey Grayson moderates a conversation with The Honorable Newt Gingrich, Former Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives. They discuss the concept of American exceptionalism, the progress of the Republican presidential primaries, and a wide spread of domestic and foreign affairs. November 18, 2011
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Using a word problem, Sal Khan demonstrates how to read a Box-and-Whisker Plot in this three-minute video.
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At 92 years old, Pete Seeger’s version of “Forever Young” by Bob Dylan. Hounded by the McCarthy anti-communists in the 1950′s, the grandfather of modern folk music.
Ironically, driving Pete Seeger underground spawned the interest of a whole generation in protest music, which helped to end the War in Vietnam and defined the 1960s rebellion.
Pete Seeger was a friend of Woody Guthrie and a major inspiration for
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L'exploration géologique des îles Kerguelen (un des plus beaux modèles de magmatisme mantellique avec l'Himalaya) a permis de découvrir de remarquables complexes plutoniques (formés entre moins 500 et 2000 mètres) mis au jour par la poussée souterraine et l'érosion, particulièrement violente sous ces latitudes. Les coupes naturelles permettent de retracer la chronologie des événements géologiques. Etapes de la dérive de l'archipel depuis 40 millions d'années, à partir de la do
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Presidents Song
This selection contains a slide show of paintings/photos of the United States Presidents accompanied by a song.  The paintings/photos are from the Library of Congress and the dates each President served are listed.       ( :51)
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SML 2011 – 3ème Rencontres Lorraines de l’Epilepsie.

Titre : SML 2011 – 3ème Rencontres Lorraines de l’Epilepsie.
Intervenant(s) : Jean-Pierre MERCIER (Président de l’OHS de Lorraine)
Résumé : 3ème Rencontres Lorraines de l’Epilepsie.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
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SML 2011 – Moisissures pathogènes de l’habitat lorrain : enquête à domicile.

Titre : SML 2011 – Moisissures pathogènes de l’habitat lorrain : enquête à domicile.
Intervenant(s) : Alexandre RIVIER (service de parasitologie, hôpital de Brabois – CHU de Nancy), Jenny Anne FLABBEE et Monique GUILLASO (service d’allergologie, hôpital central – CHU de Nancy)
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