Can Middle East peace be imposed?
Henry Siegman is president of the U.S./Middle East Project, an initiative focused on U.S.-Middle East policy and the Israel-Palestine conflict, launched by the Council on Foreign Relations in 1994. The organization was established as an independent policy institute in 2006 under the chairmanship of General Brent Scowcroft. Mr Siegman is also a visiting research professor at the Sir Joseph Hotung Middle East Program of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and a consu
The University of Memphis Instrumental Music.
The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the U of M is the best place to further your musical education.
The American Novel Since 1945
In "The American Novel Since 1945" students will study a wide range of works from 1945 to the present. The course traces the formal and thematic developments of the novel in this period, focusing on the relationship between writers and readers, the conditions of publishing, innovations in the novel's form, fiction's engagement with history, and the changing place of literature in American culture. The reading list includes works by Richard Wright, Flannery O'Connor, Vladimir Nabokov, Jack Keroua
Why Polar Bears Don't Eat Penguins (Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears Podcast Episode 2)
Dr. Ross MacPhee, curator and researcher at the American Museum of Natural History discusses mammals in this episode. Dr. MacPhee provides content background on the mammals, both past and present of the polar regions, and defines some basic ideas on Arctic mammals, as well as current means of studying mammals in the field.
'Grease' Vocal Rehearsal
Vocalists for the upcoming SUNY Oswego production of "Grease" rehearsing.
Micromorphology samples from the Upper Paleolithic cave site, Geissenklosterle, Germany. This cave site has important evidence about early Aurignacian / Upper Paleolithic occupation in Europe, including evidence for some of the earliest evidence for symbolic, artistic and musical expression in Europe.
Path of a Red Blood Cell
Path of a Red Blood Cell - Suppose there was only one red cell in the entire system, suppose you could travel with that cell as it makes just one of its circuits. (02:23)
Music to Our Ears
This lesson allows students to visualize early musical influences of African-Americans in jazz and understand the impact of this music/dance. This lesson is based on the understanding that students have already been exposed to news reel as primary source documents in the Social Studies classroom (this can be done in succession with Lesson #1 and#2 or as a stand alone lesson during African-American History Month or during another teacher-chosen unit).
Remains of the "Ohio"
The ship was built in 1898 at Ft. Clarington, Ohio, as the Avalon. In 1908 it was renamed Ohio. The ship burned at Parkersburg, W. Virginia, February 2, 1916.,Ohio River Journey - Danger on the River
Russiaville, Indiana Dance Band
Posing porchside with instruments and furskin rugs, six members of a Russiaville dance band prepare to serenade photographer Sherman Wright. Russiaville, Howard County's second oldest community was nearly obliterated in the 1965 Palm Sunday tornado.,Howard County Journey
Advent of Jazz
Jazz grew out of the African-American community at the turn of the 20th century, a time when blacks were being denied their most basic rights. The music has since become a part of every American's birthright, a timeless symbol of American individualism and ingenuity, American democracy and inclusiveness. In this lesson students will learn about the social, cultural, and economic origins of jazz within the African-American community.
Cargo is being loaded onto the ship.,OVA photographs
"Indiana" Being Built
The ship is being built in a dry dock or way.
Cabin of the "Betsy Ann"
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Entrance to City Park, Winamac
The park is along the Tippecanoe River on land once belonging to the Pottawatomie Tribe.,Use of this image is restricted to projects related to Destination Indiana.,Pulaski County Journey
George Ellis on The Nature of the Physical World
On Thursday 17 September the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions lecture will present an opportunity to hear one of the worlds leading cosmologists discuss the way scientific and everyday views of the nature of things relate to each other. How do relativity theory quantum theory and cosmological theory change our views of the world and the universe? How do they relate to every day life? George Ellis Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University
Earth Science and Technology Week
Since October 1998, the American Geological Institute has organized this national and international event to help the public gain a better understanding and appreciation for the Earth Sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth.
Korea: The Unfinished War
To fully grasp the ongoing tensions between the United States and North Korea, it is important to understand the war that ended fifty years ago this summer. John Biewen and Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks examine the often-overlooked war that helped define global politics and American life for the second half of the 20th century.
Hurricane Risk for New Orleans
This transcribed article from American Radio Works discusses the hurricane risk in New Orleans. The 2002 article talks about how deep flood waters would be in a Category Five hurricane and the likelihood that such a storm would hit. Users may also listen to the article using Real Player audio program.
Scene at City Market
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