Civil War Photographs: The Liljenquist Family Collection
Close to 700 ambrotype and tintype photographs highlight both Union and Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War. The Liljenquist Family sought out high quality images to represent the impact of the war, especially the young enlisted men. The photographs often show hats, firearms, canteens, musical instruments, painted backdrops, and other details that enhance the research value of the collection. Among the rarest images are African Americans in uniform, sailors, a Lincoln campaign but
16.225 Computational Mechanics of Materials (MIT)
16.225 is a graduate level course on Computational Mechanics of Materials. The primary focus of this course is on the teaching of state-of-the-art numerical methods for the analysis of the nonlinear continuum response of materials. The range of material behavior considered in this course includes: linear and finite deformation elasticity, inelasticity and dynamics. Numerical formulation and algorithms include: variational formulation and variational constitutive updates, finite element discretiz
How To Protect Civilians
Chair: Christopher Mitchell, Institute of Conflict Analysis and ResolutionPresenter: Marc Garlasco, Senior Military Analyst at Human Rights WatchPresenter: Sarah Holewinski, Executive Director at Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC)
ICAR's Civilian Devastation in War Conference: Hugo Slim, Keynote Speaker
Mr. Hugo Slim. Director, Corporates for Crisis, London, UK.Mr. Slim presents the keynote speech at the Civilian Devastation in War Conference hosted by the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) on March 27th, 2009. Introduction by: Dr. Daniel
Article :: Web Analytics Action Hero: On the Road to Actionland
In this chapter, you'll learn how to efficiently maneuver your way through Setupland so that you can punch your ticket and begin your valuable adventures in Actionland.
Q&A - The Roots & Future Prospect of Militant Islam in Somalia
Question and Answer period for the event: "The Roots & Future Prospect of Militant Islam in Somalia" hosted by the Africa Working Group at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University.
The Culture of Peace
Professor Marc Gopin gives a speech in the Assad Library in Damascus, January 6, 2005. Sponsored by The Syrian Canadian Women's Club In Cooperation with The Economical Orient Group Companies and the Syrian Public Relations Association. Marc Gopin is the
Medical Careers : How to Become a Neurologist
Becoming a neurologist requires a bachelor's degree in a science discipline, four years of medical school and a residency in neurology. This two minute video is an interview during which the career is explained in terms of school, training, and on the job experiences.
Lesson #012, Tuesday Capisco = I understand Non capisco = I don't understand Come? = What? or How? or Say that again? Come si dice...? = How do you say...? Come si pronuncia...? = How do you pronounce...? Come si scrive...? = How do you spell...? Cosa vuol dire...? = What does...mean? Ripeta, per favore = Please repeat
Capisco = I understand
Non capisco = I don't understand
Come? = What? or How? or Say that again?
Come si dice...? = How do you say...?
Come si pronuncia...? = How do you pronounce...?
Come si scrive...? = How do you spell...?
Cosa vuol dire...? = What does...mean?
Ripeta, per favore = Please repeat
Gengo Spanish #25 - Mi Casa es Su Casa in Latin America
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You have been slacking on your Spanish studies lately, and you need to pick up the pace or you won’t have learned Spanish well enough by the time you leave Latin America. To force yourself to learn more Spanish words more quickly, you decide to find a way to immerse yourself [...]
1.124J Foundations of Software Engineering (MIT)
This is a foundation subject in modern software development techniques for engineering and information technology. The design and development of component-based software (using C# and .NET) is covered; data structures and algorithms for modeling, analysis, and visualization; basic problem-solving techniques; web services; and the management and maintenance of software. Includes a treatment of topics such as sorting and searching algorithms; and numerical simulation techniques. Foundation for in-
Famous throughout the world for his early co-authored work Getting to Yes and as a Law Professor and founder of the Harvard Negotiation Project in 1979, Roger Fisher has via his practice and practical scholarship been a reluctant, but very influential &a
The Historical Value of Religious Teachings for Conflict Resolution and the Power of Gestures
Dr. Marc Gopin Talks about the power of symbolic gestures, the Dali Lama and the historical value of religious teachings combined with the value of psychological literature.
TagTeam: Enhanced Social Tagging For Classification and Current Awareness
TagTeam is a middleware tagging hub for the Open Access Tracking Project. The hub will collect feeds from any tagging service, braid them together, improve them in various ways, and then produce output feeds to which readers could subscribe.
21A.110 Anthropological Theory (MIT)
This course introduces students to some of the major social theories and debates that inspire and inform anthropological analysis. Over the course of the semester, we will investigate a range of theoretical propositions concerning such topics as agency, structure, subjectivity, history, social change, power, culture, and the politics of representation. Ultimately, all theories can be read as statements about human beings and the worlds they create and inhabit. We will approach each theoretical p
4.411 Building Technology Laboratory (MIT)
In this class, concepts of building technology and experimental methods are studied, in class and in lab assignments. Projects vary yearly and have included design and testing of strategies for daylighting, passive heating and cooling, and improved indoor air quality via natural ventilation. Experimental methods focus on measurement and analysis of thermally driven and wind-driven airflows, lighting intensity and glare, and heat flow and thermal storage. Experiments are conducted at model and fu
16.333 Aircraft Stability and Control (MIT)
This class includes a brief review of applied aerodynamics and modern approaches in aircraft stability and control. Topics covered include static stability and trim; stability derivatives and characteristic longitudinal and lateral-directional motions; and physical effects of the wing, fuselage, and tail on aircraft motion. Control methods and systems are discussed, with emphasis on flight vehicle stabilization by classical and modern control techniques; time and frequency domain analysis of con