Universal Estimation Formular for Energycontent in Herbage and Maize Products. Expert Conference 200 24.906J The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism (MIT) Ritholtz on Bailouts, the Fed, and the Crisis U.S. - Mexico Border Relations: Expert Commentary by Katherine Benton-Cohen A Life in Documentary - Paul Watson A Life in Television - Jeremy Isaacs Making Documentaries that Matter - Paul Watson 21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT) CMS.603 American Soap Operas (MIT) 17.541 Japanese Politics and Society (MIT) Putting Channel 4 on the Air - Channel 4 Day - Mike Bolland Faith and Politics in a Diverse Society - Baroness Amos Creative Life After Coventry - Verity Pabla, The Don Burroni and Brad Powell Sesame Street: How to use eating utensils Still banning that Bomb: Thinking about nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament Cells biology 13 - Banking: Successes and Failures Politics in 60 seconds. The Labour Party Introduction to drama 4.296 Furniture Making (MIT)
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This course describes development of bilingualism in human history (from Lucy to present day). It focuses on linguistic aspects of bilingualism; models of bilingualism and language acquisition; competence versus performance; effects of bilingualism on other domains of human cognition; brain imaging studies; early versus late bilingualism; opportunities to observe and conduct original research; and implications for educational policies among others. The course is taught in English.
Barry Ritholtz, author of Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the history of bailouts in recent times, beginning with Lockheed and Chrysler in the 1970s and continuing through the current financial crisis. In addition to the government role in aiding ailing companies, Ritholtz also looks at the role of the Fed in discouraging prudence through its efforts to keep asset prices and the stock market a
Katherine Benton-Cohen, assistant professor of history, discusses her latest book ?Borderline Americans: Racial Division and Labor War in the Arizona Borderlands.?
Paul Watson is a British Documentary superstar. His 1974 series “The Family” on the Wilkins of Reading, set off the “fly-on-the-wall” genre and is a seminal moment in British television history. He has not stopped since “Sylvania Waters” and “The Fishing Party” and his most recent success has been the 100 minute “Rain in My Heart” on BBC 2, tackling the subject of alcoholism. This is the starting point in this Coventry Conversation with John mair.
Jeremy Isaacs is a television producer, broadcaster and arts impresario. Born in Glasgow, Isaacs was educated at Merton College, Oxford. He joined Granada Television as a producer (1958) and worked on programmes such as What The Papers Say and, for the BBC, Panorama. Isaacs has produced some of the most significant historical documentaries made for British television, such as The World At War (1975), made in 26 episodes, Ireland: A Television History (1981) and the Cold War (1998). He has been
Paul Watson and controversy go together hand-in-hand. This is what he does in his films and in the media storms that so often surround them. Paul is making documentaries that matter. Little wonder they cause ripples in TV executive suites and in the press. Paul lives his films. Literally. He has retooled so his “crew” is just him and a digital video camera. It allows him to get right in the face and under the skin of those he is filming. In this Coventry Conversation, Paul talks about maki
This course is an introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of individual films. The primary focus is on American cinema, but secondary attention is paid to works drawn from other great national traditions, such as France, Italy, and Japan. The syllabus includes such directors as Griffith, Keaton, Chaplin, Renoir, Ford, Hitchcock, Altman, De
The television landscape has changed drastically in the past few years; nowhere is this more prevalent than in the American daytime serial drama, one of the oldest forms of television content. This class examines the history of these "soap operas" and their audiences by focusing on the production, consumption, and media texts of soaps. The class will include discussions of what makes soap operas a unique form, the history of the genre, current experimentation with transmedia storytelling, the on
This course is designed for students seeking a fundamental understanding of Japanese history, politics, culture, and the economy. "Raw Fish 101" (as it is often labeled) combines lectures, seminar discussion, small-team case studies, and Web page construction exercises, all designed to shed light on contemporary Japan.
Mike Bolland joined BBC Scotland in 1963 as an office junior before leaving for production work at the BBC in London and then in 1981 for the then newly established Channel 4. There he was the first media employee in the UK responsible for youth programming before becoming the Channel’s Head of Arts and Entertainment (1987 – 1990). Currently Mike works as a freelance television consultant and writer and has been head of TV at the National Film and Television School since 2006. This Coventry
Baroness Valarie Amos’s political career began in 1981 where she worked in Equal Opportunities, Training and Management Services until 1989. She was a co-founder of Amos Fraser Bernard, and director (1995-1998) where she advised the South African Government on public service reform, human rights and employment equality. She was created a life peer in 1997 by Tony Blair. From 1998-2001 she was a government whip in the House of Lords. She was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Fo
Three creative graduates - Verity Pabla, Brad Powell and 'the Don Burroni' - came back to Coventry University to discuss how they have set up their own creative businesses. Verity Pabla co-founded I’m Not a Machine Productions and launched as a professional company in late 2007. Her company has developed a reputation for being innovative, resourceful, free-spirited and truly creative through, in the most part, music and film work. 'The Don Burroni' conceived, scripted, produced, directed and
Ernie is describing how to use each eating utensil. He is telling the Cookie Monster which utensil he should use to eat different foods that are on his plate.
Friday 31 July, 3.30-5.00pm Seminar Room 1.03, Ground Floor, Hedley Bull Centre, Garran Rd, ANU campus Ron Huisken is Senior Fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University. He spent a number of years at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute and the UN Centre for Disarmament Affairs before joining government (1981-2001), predominantly the Departments of Foreign Affairs and Trade and of Defence. He returned to academia in 2001 with research intere
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Banks, which were first created in primitive form by goldsmiths hundreds of years ago, have evolved into central economic institutions that manage the allocation of resources, channel information about productive activities, and offer the public convenient investment vehicles. Although there are several types of banking institutions, including credit unions and Saving and Loan Associations, commercial banks are the largest and most important in the banking system. Banks are designed to address t
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on the labour party. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at The University of Notti
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2010. This module is designed to provide an introduction to the analysis and performance of drama. It has three main aims: 1) To provide an introduction to the analysis of drama; 2) To give a taste of the wide range of performance convention in history, from Ancient Greek tragedy to nineteenth-century naturalism; 3) To foreground drama as a performance medium rather than a form of lit
Furniture making is in many ways like bridge building, connections holding posts apart with spans to support a deck. Many architects have tried their hand at furniture design, Wright, Mies Van Der Rohe, Aalto, Saarinen, Le Corbusier, and Gerhy. We will review the history of furniture making in America with a visit to the Decorative Arts Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and have Cambridge artist/craftsman Mitch Ryerson show us his work and talk about design process. Students will l
24.906J The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism (MIT)
Ritholtz on Bailouts, the Fed, and the Crisis
U.S. - Mexico Border Relations: Expert Commentary by Katherine Benton-Cohen
A Life in Documentary - Paul Watson
A Life in Television - Jeremy Isaacs
Making Documentaries that Matter - Paul Watson
21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT)
CMS.603 American Soap Operas (MIT)
17.541 Japanese Politics and Society (MIT)
Putting Channel 4 on the Air - Channel 4 Day - Mike Bolland
Faith and Politics in a Diverse Society - Baroness Amos
Creative Life After Coventry - Verity Pabla, The Don Burroni and Brad Powell
Sesame Street: How to use eating utensils
Still banning that Bomb: Thinking about nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament
13 - Banking: Successes and Failures
Politics in 60 seconds. The Labour Party
Introduction to drama
4.296 Furniture Making (MIT)