The Connection Between the U.S.Independence and the Hispanic American Independence Movement
Allan Brewer-Carías discussed the Connection between the U.S. Independence and the Hispanic American Independence Movement in the context of several key constitutional law books published in the United States at the beginning of the 19th century. Speaker Biography: Allan Brewer-Carías obtained his J.D. (1962) and his Doctor of Laws Degree (1994) from the Central University of Venezuela. He became a tenured professor in administrative law at the same University in 1965. There, he also served a
Conversation with Ronen Givony & Tyondai Braxton
Wordless Music founder and artistic director Ronen Givony and composer Tyondai Braxton discuss their work. Speaker Biography: Ronen Givonyis the founder of Wordless Music, a concert series that pairs rock and electronic musicians with classical music performers, both in New York and select cities internationally. He is one of the two music directors of the music venue Le Poisson Rouge in Greenwich Village, where he produces the club's classical, electronic music, and indie rock programming. Giv
Human Rights Day Panel 2011: Women's Rights and Opportunities
A group of distinguished speakers discussed the rights and opportunities of women in honor of International Human Rights Day. Speaker Biography: Sharon Hrynkow is senior adviser to the assistant secretary of state of the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. Speaker Biography: Steven Shapiro is legal director of American Civil Liberties Union. Speaker Biography: Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand is a senior foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress. Fo
How the human genome project reveals our evolutionary past - Stephen Dorus
Dr Steve Dorus from the Department of Biology & Biochemistry reveals how cataloguing the DNA blueprint of humans is revealing the evolution of human traits.
This short video gives excellent real life footage of the spring flowering plant, Cowslip. The cowslip is a well-known spring flowering plant, which was once much more common than it is today. The crinkled green leaves are covered on both sides with a fine layer of downy hairs; they form rosettes, which tend to lie close to the ground. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:38)
Luck favours the prepared mind
Luck, he says, is all about working hard to create certain capabilities so that when the opportunities arise you are the best prepared to take advantage of the opportunity. That's what people call luck. That is what luck is all about.
MIT Wind Ensemble - Lincolnshire Posy [Recorded Dec. 9, 2011]
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Intersections In Organizational Effectiveness
Intersections in Organization Effectiveness on March 8, 2012, featured Dawne Carlson, Director of Organizational Effectiveness at Target, and Jack Militello, Ph.D., Director of the Executive and Health Care UST MBA programs, discussing the intersection of practice and theory in organizational effectiveness.
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The Hidden Universe - Glen Patrick
Dr Glen Patrick of Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxford, talks about how its possible to probe the hidden universe and what particle physics can tell us about it's secrets.
Funny Facts You Can Use This President's Day
This President's Day, let's not concern ourselves as much with the accomplishments of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. In this video clip, delve into the stunning accomplishments of the likes of Martin Van Buren, Grover Cleveland, Calvin Coolidge, Grace Coolidge, George H W Bush, Warren Harding and Bill Clinton. Patrick Jones presents. (1:06)
Professorial Lecture: Professor Penny Eley - Emotional Archaeology: On the uses of Medieval French L
Professorial Lecture: Professor Penny Eley - Emotional Archaeology: On the uses of Medieval French Literature
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Lesson #14 - Vietnamese Restaurant: Asking for the Check in Vietnamese
Learn Vietnamese travel phrases with SurvivalPhrases.com. A little Vietnamese can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SurvivalPhrases.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson, we cover another high frequency phrase which will be sure to be of use on your trip, vacation, or travels to [...]
Phil Hanlon Budget Talk.mov
University of Michigan Provost Philip Hanlon discusses the school's budget and fields questions from students. March 22, 2012
21L.708 Technologies of Humanism (MIT)
This course explores the properties of non-sequential, multi-linear, and interactive forms of narratives as they have evolved from print to digital media. Works covered in this course range from the Talmud, classics of non-linear novels, experimental literature, early sound and film experiments to recent multi-linear and interactive films and games. The study of the structural properties of narratives that experiment with digression, multiple points of view, disruptions of time, space, and of st
Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network
In this video author Patrick Gale shares his thoughts on madness and creativity during the Madness and Literature Network Seminar in 2009. For related videocasts see those presented by Professor Paul Crawford and Paul Sayer. Presentation delivered May 2009. Suitable for: Undergraduate study and Community Education Patrick Gale, Author. Patrick Gale was born on the Isle of Wight in 1962, where his father was prison governor at Camp Hill prison. Later the family moved to London. He boarded at
Memorial Service to the Antarctic Heroes (1913)
News of the fate of Captain Scott and the four companions who made up the polar party of the British Antarctic Expedition - Dr Edward Wilson, Edgar Evans, Captain Oates and Henry Bowers - arrived from New Zealand by telegram on 11 February 1913. The memorial service was held just three days later. This film shows the arrival of the coaches bringing the Lord Mayor, Sir David Burnett and other officials who climb the steps of St Paul's, where huge crowds had gathered in the square before the Cathe