Commencement 2014: Zandro Lerma
Zandro Lerma overcame a difficult past while studying at Oregon State University. He hopes to someday earn a Ph.D. http://poweredbyorange.com/2014/06/11/zandro-lerma-making-positive-changes/
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
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.
18. An Italian Vacation (Culture Shot)
Learn Italian with Culture Shot! Michele, one of LearnItalianPod's subscribers, feels he's finally ready to take a vacation to Italy! He asks: "When do Italians go on vacation? - and where do they go?" - Well Mike, most of Italians go on vacation in August, and they love the beach, the sun, and the sea! [...]
19. Telling A Joke (Culture Shot)
Learn how to speak Italian with LearnItalianPod.com! "But is it true that Italians love very much telling jokes to entertain their guests and friends? - And who's this "Pierino", protagonist of so many Italian jokes?" These are the questions posed by Michelle, one of LearnItalianPod's subscribers. She says she went to Italy, enjoyed every minute [...]
4. How To Ask For A Discount (HTI)
Learn Italian with “How To Italian” episode nr. 4! Bargaining to get a "sconto" (discount) is something not quite common in a store, but it becomes common reality if you ever happen to shop "al mercato" (at a market). Today we'll see how to spot something you love while shopping at the market, ask for [...]
Phrasebook #5: Business
Learn business Italian terms and phrases with LearnItalianPod! Some of our LearnItalianPod VIP subscribers are business people that work for Italian companies. Most of them can speak enough to get around Italy, order food and ask for directions. They say they would love to learn and practice useful phrases focused on the vocabulary of business [...]
25. How (Not) To Argue With Style (HTI)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com! Carla, a longtime LearnItalianPod VIP subscriber from Aspen, Oregon, sent us the most unusual request ever. She says "I've been with my Italian fiance' Luca for two years. We're really in love, and we're planning to get married soon. Only thing I don't like about him, he's often late, and when [...]
30. A Very Expensive Yes (Culture Shot)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod! Laura, a great friend who lives in Florence, Italy, sent us a wonderful email. She says: "I'm about to get married with the love of my life, a nice and charming Italian man, and I couldn't be any happier! But let me tell you... I had no idea a wedding [...]
31. Filastrocca di Babbo Natale (Culture Shot)
The Holidays are upon us and, to get you into the spirit of things, we would love to dedicate today's episode to one of the "all time" symbols of kindness and generosity -- and that is, Babbo Natale! We are going to celebrate Babbo Natale (Santa Claus in English) with a couple of lovely Italian [...]
19. Say It With Food (Upper Intermediate)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod. Italians love food, and love to eat... that's a fact. For them, food is pleasure as much as nourishment. What they also love to do is to express opinions about people or things using food names that best describe them! So, let's follow Lucia and Italo as they play this little [...]