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Edgar Allen Poe "La Máscara de la Muerte Roja" (Parte 2 en Español)
Este cuento de Edgar Allen Poe, sigue los intentos del Príncipe Próspero, quien quiere evitar una plaga peligrosa conocido como la Muerte Roja. Trata de evitar la enfermedad escondiéndose en su monasterio. La voz del orador complementa la atmósfera del cuento. Parte 2 (8:51)
Introduction to Ancient Greek History
This 33 minute video is a university lecture by Professor Donald Kagan who explains why people should study the ancient
Greeks. He argues that the Greeks are worthy of our study not only
because of their vast achievements and contributions to Western
civilization (such as in the fields of science, law, and politics) but
also because they offer a unique perspective on humanity. A good overview for high performing students.
Fooled by Nature: Lungfish
On Animal Planet's series "Fooled by Nature, In Africa, the lungfish has
the capability of breathing air outside of the water. Without rain or
water, the lungfish can hibernate for four years.
Dreadful Memories: The Life of Sarah Ogan Gunning, 1910-1983
Teacher is advised to review content:
Born in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky, Gunning suffered a life of bitter poverty which became the fuel for dozens of moving songs about working people, the mines, and the great coal strikes of the twenties and thirties. Gunning's a cappella roots music is intercut throughout the interviews and archival footage.
Music, Women, Work, Social Justice/Protest / Appalachia / 1988
21L.004 Major Poets (MIT)
This subject is an introduction to poetry as a genre; most of our texts are originally written in English. We read poems from the Renaissance through the 17th and 18th centuries, Romanticism, and Modernism. Focus will be on analytic reading, on literary history, and on the development of the genre and its forms; in writing we attend to techniques of persuasion and of honest evidenced sequential argumentation. Poets to be read will include William Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth, William Wordsworth,
Plus noir que noir (Vidéo) Depuis un sketch dû à un humoriste maintenant disparu, « moins blanc que
blanc » on sait ce que c’est. Mais « plus noir que noir » ? Mais si, ça
existe aussi ! Venez voir.
Depuis un sketch dû à un humoriste maintenant disparu, « moins blanc que blanc » on sait ce que c’est. Mais « plus noir que noir » ? Mais si, ça existe aussi ! Venez voir.
Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: Robby Klawitter, CRNP, BSN
Robby Klawitter works in our Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit. He was one of our first advanced practice nurses and he's seen it become an established part of our practice model. View his video to learn more. You can also send your questions to Robby on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC Award
Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: Tracy Statter, RN, BSN, CPEN
Tracy Statter RN, is one of our youngest senior clinical nurses. She's a great example of one of the most fundamental principles of our culture: merit matters most. View her video to learn more. You can also send your questions to Tracy on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC Awards and Honors htt
Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: June Guadalupe, RN, BSN, CCRN, CNRN, CEN, CMC
June Guadalupe, works in the Trauma Resuscitation Unit at our R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. If you imagine that requires stamina, you'll understand why June is such a good fit here. View his video to learn more. You can also send your questions to June on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC
A glimpse into the life, food, and Mardi Gras celebrations of black Creoles in French Louisiana, featuring the stories and music of "Bois Sec" Ardoin and Canray Fontenot. Dry Wood is one of a number of Les Blank's critically acclaimed films on Lousiana life and culture. Hot Pepper, a film on zydeco great Clifton Chenier, is a companion to Dry Wood.
Foodways, Music, African American Culture / South / 1973
World War II- Major Charity Adams- 6888 Postal Battalion
This is historical footage of the eight hundred WACs of the Army's Central Postal Directory Battalion, the 'Six Triple Eight,' who were stationed overseas and in charge of redirecting all 'V-Mail' for Europe. Major Charity Adams was the battalion's commanding officer. There is no narration, just music. (02:39)
Springing to Life
"Springing to Life: Movable Books & Mechanical Devices," curated by Leah Hamilton, features more than 50 examples of pop-up books, bibliographic mechanisms, and amazing feats of paper engineering and spans nearly 500 years of the interactive book. Each of the books in the exhibit is a part of the collection in the University of Rochester's Rush Rhees Library Rare Books and Special Collections Department. For more information on the exhibit, visit: http://www.library.rochester.edu/node/32924.
A moment in the mind of a director
Rob Roznowski with MSU's Department of Theatre goes behind the scenes of MSU's production of "A Streetcar Named Desire." Produced by MSU student Erik Zinkel
M.C. Mehta Part 2 of 2
The conclusion to Charles Annenberg Weingarten's talk with M.C. Mehta
about his work to protect the environment in India.
BBC Nature-Coelacanths Class Agnatha
David Attenborough goes to the Madagascar Research Institute's
laboratory to see its most famous fish - the coelacanth. Until 1938 it
was believed to be extinct. The coelacanth, or a fish very like it,
would have been the ancestor of all amphibians, reptiles, birds and
This clip was first broadcast in 1961.
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This video segment from IdahoPTV's D4K An Egyptologist discusses the significance of some of the objects found by Haward Carter in 1922 in King Tut's tomb. You see examples which include a shanti, an amulet, a chair, a dagger and a fan. She tells us what a tomb is and why it was important for the Egyptian culture. (4mins)
"Days of Wine and Roses" by Ernest Dowson (poetry reading)
It's not actually called "Days of Wine and Roses" but people remember that quotation. The title is a quotation from Horace and it means "The brevity of life stops us from having long plans". The most persuasive argument for drinking in literature might be The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, for instance, "I often wonder what the vintner's buy One half so precious as the goods they sell". Then there's Baudelaire "You have to be always drunk...it's the only way...you have to be continually drunk".
Brain Tumor Success Story: Teresa Buchheister
Teresa Buchheister experienced a severe headache that sent her to the emergency room. After a CT scan showed something more serious was going on, she was transferred to the University of Maryland's Greenebaum Cancer Center, where Dr. Graeme Woodworth performed surgery to remove a rare type of tumor, known as a chondromyxoid fibroma, in her brain. In this 3-minute video, she describes her experience before, during and after her surgery. Related Links: Brain Tumor Center http://www.umgcc.org/bra