14 - Purgatory XXIV, XXV, XXVI
Guest lecturer Prof. David Lummus discusses Purgatorio 24-26. On the terraces of gluttony and lust, the pilgrim’s encounters with masters of the Italian love lyric give rise to the Comedy’s most sustained treatment of poetics. Through Dante’s older contemporary Bonagiunta (Purgatorio 24), the pilgrim distinguishes the poetic style of his youth from that of the courtly love tradition pursued by his interlocutor. In Purgatorio 26, Dante reinforces his own poetic genealogy through his enco
Gregory on Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin
Paul Gregory of the University of Houston and a Research Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Nikolai Bukharin's power struggle with Stalin and Bukharin's romance with Anna Larina, who was 26 years younger than Bukharin. Based on Gregory's book, Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin, the conversation explores the career and personal life of Bukharin and how his career and personal life intersected. Bukharin was one of the key fou
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
This page is a portal to an in-depth exploration of integrating student peer review into introductory-level geoscience classes. It includes an introduction to the concept of peer review, reasons and methods for its use, examples of electronic peer review in a geoscience context, and extensive references. This page is part of the larger Starting Point collection.
Ceramics - Austin Wallace
Ole Miss student Austin Wallace shares his love of creating ceramics. Photos by Robert Jordan. Produced by Mary Stanton.
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A Tale of Two Cities in a Nutshell
A Tale of Two Cities is an amazing story by Charles Dickens. This
music video shows some of the hate, struggles, and love the characters go through during this chronicle. This video looks at the novels characters and plot. The song played in this video is called "The Way It Ought to Be", and it is from the Broadway musical version of A Tale of Two Cities. This video would be very helpful for a student studying this novel in school.
02 - Vita Nuova
This lecture is devoted to the Vita Nuova, Dante's autobiographical account of his "double apprenticeship" in poetry and love. The poet's love for Beatrice is explored as the catalyst for his search for a new poetic voice. Medieval theories of love and the diverse poetics they inspired are discussed in contrast. The novelty of the poet's final resolution is tied to the relationship he discovers between love and knowledge. This relationship is then placed in its larger cultural context to hig
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso-La Storia del Soldato e la Principessa
In this clip from the movie Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, the old man tells the story of a soldier's impossible love for a Princess.
A short video on the history of the ancient Mesopotamia society.
Chancz Perry, SFU fine arts and criminology graduate, conveys social justice and relationship issues through dance in this six-minute movie. Charming and lighthearted, this lively short uses an energetic movement vocabulary that pulls from both jazz and contemporary dance in order to examine a typical day in the life of a pair of urban dwellers. Two dancers move through a vibrant animated world accompanied by an upbeat percussive soundtrack. Will they find love in the city? Or will they remain t
Design in Nature [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sarah Coakley, Professor John Cottingham, Professor John Worrall | The idea that nature displays an inherent purpose, and more generally the hand of a wise designer, may have suffered a blow from Darwinian science, but it seems not to have been a death-blow. Indeed, from both academic and popular wings of theist opinion there is still considerable interest in arguments from design. The classic arguments contended that the natural world is so complex and suited to our surviv
#16 Learn to Recognize Intervals by Sight and Sound of Pitch
Minor 2nd- Jaws Major 2nd- Happy Birthday Minor 3rd- O Holy Night Major 3rd- Oh When the Saints Perfect 4th- Wedding March Tri-tone- Maria (from West Side Story) or The Jetsons Theme Song Perfect 5th- Star Wars Minor 6th- Love Story or Close every Door to Me (from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) Major 6th- My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean Minor 7th- Star Trek Major 7th- Psycho Theme Perfect Octave- Some where over the Rainbow In this lesson, I explain how to find intervals by ear and
John Higgins on William Blake
On Thursday 22 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts Big Questions lecturer is John Higgins a highly respected Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Cape Town (UCT) who will discuss a lyric by William Blake "Never seek to tell thy love love that never told can be." Higgins will show how readings of a single poem can also serve to exemplify some of the main intellectual and analytic currents of the past forty years including
Face of Love, The
E.L. Jones performs Othello. Program consists of a special presentation of The Face of Love, a one-man musical theater piece starring E.L. James. The Face of Love reflects on the various kinds of love individuals can feel whether for people, material goods, countries, or ideas. Performance consists ...
E.L. Jones performs Othello
From the Say Brother Studio, E.L. Jones performs an excerpt from The Face of Love, a one-man musical theatre piece written by Vantile Whitfield and E.L. Jones, with music and lyrics by Payton-James-Payton and Glaude.
Lunch Poems: Li-Young Lee
Li-Young Lee's collections of poems include The City in Which I Love You and Book of My Nights. In his poetry he explores a range of subjects, from his family's immigrant experiences to the haunting meditations of his most recent work. "His poems are made from his life with his life; his poems are ...
Developed for first grade. Students will make a substance and use scientific observations, as well as their senses to classify Oobleck and its ingredients as solid, liquid, or gas. Students will notice that Oobleck bounces and is very tangible, but also very gooey and slimy all at the same time. Students will be amazed how Oobleck can fit so many different categories. Students will love playing with Oobleck after taking pride in making it! Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's Coll
The Authors Corner - Wall Street Values
Professor Michael Santoro teaches at Rutgers Business School. Among his areas of expertise are Business Ethics on Wall Street, Pharmaceutical Industry Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility in China. His latest book (co-written with Ronald J. Strauss) is 'Wall Street Values: Business Ethics and the Global Financial Crisis' (Cambridge University Press 2012). This timely book answers complex and perplexing questions raised by Wall Street's role in the financial crisis. 'Wall Street Values'
Twelfth Night Act 2 Sc 4
In this video from Penn State's School of Theatre production of Twelfth Night, Feste sings a song for the Duke and Viola (Cesario, and the two discuss the way men and women approach love.