This Day in History July 4: U.S. Declares Independence
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence, which proclaims the independence of the United States of America from Great Britain and its king. The declaration came 442 days after the first volleys of the American Revolution were fired at Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts and marked an ideological expansion of the conflict that would eventually encourage France's intervention on behalf of the Patriots. (1:00)
TED415 Session 3 Fall 2012
"Multicultural Education with Jeffrey Miller"
Editing early Eliot
The 1995 Isaiah Berlin Lecture given at Wolfson College on May 18th by CB Ricks, Professor of English at Boston University.
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Jon McGregor joins the University as Professor of Creative Writing
Jon McGregor, winner of the world's biggest book prize, talks about his writing, his new role in the School of English and his mission to create a new type of literary journal which will cross the divide between academia and the world of writers.
Puerto Rican Sofrito
Chef Wilo Benet joins us to demonstrate some of the island's classics. He starts with the sofrito, the foundation for many Puerto Rican recipes. His sofrito is made with culantro leaves, peppers, onions, garlic, olive oil and aji dulce. For recipes, visit http://www.ciaprochef.com/WCA7.
The Mighty Oceans
From NASA. Earth is the water planet. Although forty percent of Earth's population lives within or near coastal regions, the ocean impacts people everywhere. Most of Earth's water is stored in the ocean -- a driving force for weather and climate. The Earth's surface is warmed unevenly by the sun. (05:22)
Acceleration - Khan Academy
Calculating the acceleration of a Porshe
Science Bulletins: Protecting Wildlife in a Changing Climate
As the global climate changes, wild animals are shifting where they live—even beyond the protected areas that are crucial to their survival. This visualization highlights predictions and solutions for range shifts by an iconic species of North American wilderness, the wolverine. For background information, educational resources, and more, visit Protecting Wildlife in a Changing Climate on the Science Bulletins Web site, http://www.amnh.org/explore/science-bulletins/(watch)/bio/visualizations
LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - October 2012, Hungarian
LLAS/Why study...? downloadable calendar - October 2012, Hungarian.
Panel 3: TV || Siting Julia || Radcliffe Institute
On September 21, 2012, the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute, which houses Julia Child's extensive papers, sponsored "Siting Julia: A Julia Child Centenary Symposium" to celebrate the legacy of Julia Child on the centenary year of her birth. Authors, television producers, restaurateurs, and the Child's family and neighbors provided a behind-the-scenes view of the life and work of American phenomenon Julia Child, who brought her passion for learning and teaching French culinary arts
UW|360 September 2012 - Solar Cell Engineering
Solar cells capture the sun's energy, even in the Northwest! Watch the full episode online at uwtv.org/uw360.
The Long Legacy: London 2062 (UCL)
As we contemplate the long-term impact of the 2012 games on London, what will the city be like 50 years from now? Drawing on the research of eminent architecture and planning specialists, this event examines different aspects of the future of London. Speakers: Dr Ben Campkin, Director, UCL Urban Laboratory Dr Janice Morphet, UCL Bartlett School of Planning Ben Harrison, Future of London Title: The Long Legacy: London 2062 Date: Thursday, 13th September 2012 To mark the Olympics and Paralym
Lord Of the Dance - "Cry of the Celts" featuring Michael Flatley
This is a video of a performance from Lord of the Dance. It features traditional Irish music and traditional Irish dance. (04:56)
The Myth of the Failure of Capitalism [This essay was originally published as "Die Legende von Versagen des Kapitalismus" in Der Internationale Kapitalismus und die Krise, Festschrift für Julius Wolf (1932)] The nearly universal opinion expressed these days is that the economic crisis of recent years marks the end of
[This essay was originally published as "Die Legende von Versagen des Kapitalismus" in Der Internationale Kapitalismus und die Krise, Festschrift für Julius Wolf (1932)]
The nearly universal opinion expressed these days is that the economic crisis of recent years marks the end of
Lunch and Learn: John Geer
Watch video from the September 21 Lunch and Learn event with John Geer. John Geer, chair of political science, spoke on “Negativity and the 2012 Presidential Campaign: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.” This presidential campaign will be the most negative in modern history. Geer argued why that is true and why that developmentkeep reading »
Political analysis of the politics of justice
Part 1, Panel 2, Day 2 of the Way of Knowing After Atrocity colloquium. Part of the Ways of Knowing After Atrocity: A Colloquium on the Methods used to Research, Design and Implement Transitional Justice Processes (Hosted by Oxford Transitional Justice Research in collaboration with the Transitional Justice Data Base Project) 28-29 June 2012, St. Antony's College, Oxford. Please see http://www.csls.ox.ac.uk/OTJRColloquiumNew.php