Office Hours with Abdeslam Maghraoui on the Middle East Uprisings
Abdeslam Maghraoui is an associate professor of the practice in the Department of Political Science at Duke University and the author of "Liberalism without Democracy: Nationhood and Citizenship in Egypt, 1922-1939." He answered questions about the recent uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and elsewhere during a live "Office Hours" webcast interview February 18, 2011. He was joined, via Skype, by Duke alumnus Andrew Simon who witnessed the Cairo protests in Tahrir Square.
Terrorism: How to Respond
Drawing on a wide range of case studies, Richard English argues that we have as yet failed to understand terrorism properly, and that this is at the root of our disastrous failure to respond effectively to terrorism in the post 9-11 crisis.Richard English is professor of politics, director of research and chair of the Irish Studies International Research Initiative at Queens University Belfast. His latest book is entitled Terrorism: how to respond.
Congo: DRC History
Haiti: 3 Years, 6 Months
Congo: Rape as Strategy
Botswana: One Woman's Story
Lesotho: One Baby at a Time I
Lesotho: The Pilots
Lesotho: The Pilots
Lesotho: One Baby at a Time
Congo: Just Here Suffering
Finding, Landing, and Thriving in a Job that You Love
Psychology Lecture Series 2011 Presented by Dr. Steve Wagner
Kieran Egan - Learning in Depth
Simon Fraser University education professor Kieran Egan's book, The Future of Education: Re-imagining Our Schools from the Ground Up (University Press, 2008) won a 2011 Outstanding Book Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). In this video, he discusses his upcoming book, Learning in Depth, which suggests a simple innovation that can transform schooling.
A four minute video that details his life by visiting some of the places where the writer might have visited in his time. There is a running caption. The video also helps explain the symbolism used by Hawthorne. Great insights into the meanings of various themes used. A great video to develop a discussion about how writers create ideas for readers to think about.
Pete Seeger: Exclusive Clips and Interviews
This 2:28 video shows Seeger in concert singing "This Little Light of Mine." If you let the video run the three parts of the interview are shown reflecting his beliefs. Good insights for a student trying to understand how music can reflect a person's beliefs in making the world better. There are also interviews by Arlo Guthrie and Natalie Maines.
Mrs. Burk's Kids Rap! Group 1
Alice Chapter Two Alien
A one minute overview of Jefferson's life. Uses paintings. Best for younger students as it does not offer any insights into the man or his accomplishments.