Decolonizing Language Revitalization
September 25, 2013 - How has Eurocentric anthropology and linguistics affected the way we interpret our elders and ancestors who share their cultural knowledge with foreign researchers? Join us for a presentation with Khelsilem Rivers and April Charlo, indigenous peoples from community-based and cultural revitalization backgrounds, who will be discussing decolonization of language revitalization. Their presentation and open dialogue will address the context of rapid language loss and decline, a
The future of ANU and its role in Canberra
ANU was established in 1946 as a national university. With a mission focussed on research, its role and funding models were fundamentally different to the nation's existing universities. Despite this formula, rapidly creating Australia's most distinguished university as evidenced by, for example, national measures, world rankings, and numbers of Nobel Prizes, the 21st century finds ANU is fundamentally different from other universities both in terms of mission and funding model. In this Order o
Malaria, money and drugs - The 2013 ANU Last Lecture
Malaria, an infectious disease caused by a single-celled parasite, is a major health problem throughout the developing world. There is no vaccine and although we do have antimalarial drugs the parasite has become, or is becoming, resistant to all of these. Pharmaceutical companies have traditionally shown little interest in tropical diseases such as malaria as there is little financial incentive for them to do so. However, recent investment in this area by government agencies and, in partic
'The Shape of a Girl' comes to MSU's Wharton Center
This November, the Wharton Center will be hosting "The Shape of a Girl," a one woman show based on the true story of extreme bullying. To read more, go to http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2013/one-woman-show-coming-to-wharton/
MSU Faculty conversations: Rita Kiki Edozie
Rita Kiki Edozie, director of African American and African Studies, talks about her journey from Africa to MSU and how her research impacts her home continent. To read more, go to http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2013/faculty-conversations-rita-kiki-edozie/
Life On Campus: What Does Being a Spartan Mean to You?
Michigan State University students Alyssa Cleland and Lilly Keyes asked 100 Spartans what being a Spartan meant to them. This video contains some of their favorite responses. Screen Credits: "Sophomore Makeout" by Silent Partner Royalty-free track via YouTube Audio Library: http://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary
Shedding new light on learning disorders
Michigan State University researcher Jodene Fine has discovered the first anatomical evidence that the brains of children with a nonverbal learning disability -- long considered a "pseudo" diagnosis -- may develop differently than the brains of other children. See more at: http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2013/shedding-new-light-on-learning-disorders/#sthash.tHmC58Qa.dpuf
Sprice: MSU's Got Talent
Michigan State University student Steven "Sprice" Price discusses studying mechanical engineering and building Rube Goldberg machines. His talent recently earned him a spot as a contestant on NBC's "America's Got Talent."
MSUToday Presents: "Cuba: Opening Doors"
Michigan State University students and faculty spent time in Cuba on a study abroad trip to experience Cuba's culture and music.
Dr. Paul Kan- Crime in Latin America
Dr. Paul Kan delivered a talk on crime in Latin America and talked at great length of the import role Mexico plays for the U.S. as part of the first resident course for the Distance Education Class of 2014.
War College Faculty panel discusses Syria
Four Army War College faculty experts on Syria, the region, and U.S. strategic processes will explore the complexities, the options, and the way forward for U.S. decision-making about Syria -- in a special Army War College panel discussion Sept. 11.
Russell Strand speaks at Army War College
Army War College students, staff, Family members and the Carlisle community heard presentations from retired Army Criminal Investigation Command special agent Russell Strand on sexual assault and harassment awareness training Sept. 24. Strand, chief of the U.S. Army Military Police School Behavioral Sciences Education and Training Division, has more than 30 years of law enforcement, investigative and consultation experience. His expertise and training includes domestic violence intervention, cri
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Human Emotion 20.1: Future of Emotion
Human Emotion; Professor June Gruber, Yale University 00:00 Chapter 1. Introduction to Lecture 01:39 Chapter 2. Where We Went 25:58 Chapter 3. Where to Go From Here? 29:28 Chapter 4. Expert Interview This course is part of a broader educational mission to share the study of human emotion beyond the boundaries of the classroom in order to reach students and teachers alike, both locally and globally, through the use of technology. This mission is generously supported by, and in collaboration
Human Emotion 16.3: Physical Health III (Hormones)
Human Emotion; Professor June Gruber, Yale University 00:00 Chapter 1. Introduction to Lecture 05:10 Chapter 2. Stress Hormones 10.06 Chapter 3. Sex Hormones 15:08 Chapter 4. Take-Away Questions 15:43 Chapter 5. Expert Interview This course is part of a broader educational mission to share the study of human emotion beyond the boundaries of the classroom in order to reach students and teachers alike, both locally and globally, through the use of technology. This mission is generously support
Lecture 1, Introduction to History Painting
For six centuries, history painting—pictures based on stories from myth, scripture, and ancient and modern history—was the most prestigious work a painter could do. Renaissance artists and writers laid down the definitions, goals, and rules. We outline these and look at many examples of how they changed as pictorial narrative evolved until its eclipse in the 19th century.
Lecture 8, John Trumbull and Historical Fiction: The Battle of Bunker's Hill, June 17, 1775 (1786)
Most of us know this famous image of an inspiring American defeat and a noble death. Trumbull was there that day. We examine what he knew about what actually happened at Bunker Hill, what he chose to paint, and what he wanted to say about the combatants' values.
Embryology of the Head and Neck - Chapter 4: Histologic aspects of Tooth Development
Diagrammatic representation of the development of the head and neck region for undergraduate students, particularly Oral Biology. The module is available through the African Health OER Network at: http://www.oerafrica.org/healthoer/. Any medical information in this material is intended to inform and educate and is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional. Please speak to your physician if you have question
Researcher Dashboard pt.2
A screencast of the Researcher Dashboard developed by the University of Lincoln. http://orbital.blogs.lincoln.ac.uk
21H.007J Empire: Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Studies (MIT)
This course is an investigation of the Roman empire of Augustus, the Frankish empire of Charlemagne, and the English empire in the age of the Hundred Years War. Students examine different types of evidence, read across a variety of disciplines, and develop skills to identify continuities and changes in ancient and medieval societies. Each term this course is different, looking at different materials from a variety of domains to explore ancient and mideveal studies. This version is a capture of t