Yemen: Refugees crossing the Gulf of Aden
A film reporting how thousands of people risk their lives to cross the Gulf of Aden to escape from conflict, violence, drought and poverty. A film reporting how thousands of people risk their lives to cross the Gulf of Aden to escape from conflict, violence, drought and poverty. During 2007, almost 30,000 took the dangerous voyage to seek relative safety in Yemen. Due to the escalation of the conflict in Somalia and the food crisis in parts of the Horn of Africa, more and more people are joining
Gender Against Men
Gender Against Men exposes the hidden world of sexual and gender-based violence against men in the conflicts of the Great Lakes Region. Gender Against Men exposes the hidden world of sexual and gender-based violence against men in the conflicts of the Great Lakes Region. The film demonstrates how male identities are under attack and how rape when used as a weapon of war affects husbands, fathers, brothers and the community. The film is a production of the Refugee Law Project, Faculty of Law, Mak
Silk Road to Guantanamo: The Story of Adel Hakimjan
This film shows the plight of ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate Adel Hakimjan, a Chinese Uighur, who was abused, persecuted, traded, and falsely imprisoned. This film shows the plight of ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate Adel Hakimjan, a Chinese Uighur, who was abused, persecuted, traded, and falsely imprisoned. Adel, fled his home and family in north-west China in 1999, having been harassed, tortured and imprisoned by the Chinese. He left Xinjiang province and in 2001 in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region he
BMI for historians: measuring health and gender inequality in historical populations
Lecturer in Social History, All Souls College, University of Oxford, Deborah Oxley gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 6th May 2009
Some wait in the rain, others get wet. This short film by Alkaline Productions won best Soundtrack at the Warwick Shootout Gala in 2008.
How to lose a girl in four minutes
StandardFilm took Best Film and Best Actor for their music video created in 24 hours as part of Warwick Shootout
Nuclear Warfare (STV 20461) provides an overview of a broad range of topics regarding nuclear weapons. Although the emphasis is on nuclear weapons, we will consider other weapons of mass destruction, particularly in the context of the threat due to terrorism and rogue states. The goal is to be informed of the background history and technical issues so as to know how best to deal with them in the future.
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues
Nuclear weapons and nuclear power have greatly influenced history from 1945 to the present. This digital library provides an annotated bibliography of over 2,700 books, articles, films, CDs, and websites about a broad range of nuclear issues.
Acrylic Variations 5-8
Parts 5-8 of a short film, featuring Mark Rowan-Hull and Neil Heyde and Christopher Regate of the Royal Academy of Music. The film shows a collaborative art project of Rowan-Hull's painting and Heyde and Regate's music. Produced by Rowan-Hull and Heyde
Episode 21: Interview with Inuit throat singers
This week we talk to Kendra Tagoona and Charlotte Qamaniq both throat singers from Ottawa, Canada. They let us in on how they got into throat singing, the history of it and what throat singing is. Visit the Our Land opening events page on our Website to see an example of throat singing.
Episode 26: Slavery, Emancipation in the Colorado Territory
This week we talk with Modupe Labode, Assistant Professor History and Museum Studies at IUPUI. She talks with us about slavery and the emancipation proclamation and its impacts in the Colorado Territory.
Episode 28: Conversation with 20-year member Judy O'Bannon
This week guest host Angela Hurley, the Eiteljorg's membership manager, talks with Indiana's former first lady, Judy O'Bannon. They talk about Mrs. O'Bannon's experiences through the history of the museum and what being a member has meant to her.
Artist-in-Residence John Well-Off-Man (Ojibwe/Cree)
John Well-Off-Man was born and raised in Havre, Montana, and on the Rocky Boy Reservation. After receiving his diploma in photography from Ohio Visual Art Institute, he studied printmaking at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. John worked as a photographer/film developer for Instructional Media Services at the University of Montana. During this time he also produced exhibits for the Missoula Historical Society and the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library of the University of Mon
Conversation with Rebecca Martin, director of The Calico Apron
On this episode we talk with the director of the Dec. 13 performance of The Calico Apron to be performed here at the museum. She goes through the history of the play and the events that led up to the writing of this piece. It is a fictional story based on the Cherokee grandmother's experience on the Trail of Tears.
Dr. Modupe Labode - Jim Crow in the Mile High City
In this recording from Feb. 10, 2010, Dr. Labode, Assistant Professor History and Museum Studies at IUPUI, discusses her background in African American History as well as highlighting several key points that will be shared during her upcoming lecture entitled, Jim Crow in the Mile High City.
NASA CONNECT Measurement, Ratios, and Graphing: 3,2,1. . . Crash!
In NASA CONNECT 3,2,1 . . . Crash! NASA engineers make predictions and draw conclusions about aircraft safety by crashing planes, skidding tires, and blasting water. Learn about the history of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and discover how NASA Langley Research Center improves aircraft performance and safety. Grades 5-8.
The Restoration, Part One
A determined rector reclaims history from the ravages of progress and poverty.
Fifes and Drums at 50
A new documentary reflects on five decades of Fifes and Drums. Director Mike Durling talks about building a film that looks through the years and across the country.
Making History Live
Relating the daily lives of America's ancestors is the product of research and performance. Performer Kat Getward shares the part that music plays in the EFT "Making History Live."
Comic book history
Comic book author Bentley Boyd uses a vivid medium to snare new students of American history.