American Prose Writers-Unit 16
Even as the poets covered in Unit 15, Poetry of Liberation, were
fostering a rebellion, contemporary prose writers began creating a new American tradition comprised of many strands, many voices, and many myths about the past. This program explores the search for identity by three American writers: Maxine Hong Kingston, Sandra Cisneros, and
Talk: Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics
Ari Berman, political correspondent for The Nation, talks to the Shorenstein Center about the challenge of rebuilding the Democratic Party
Visions and Revisions of History in the Latin American Novel of Dictatorship
The twentieth-century Latin American novel of dictatorship has had an important impact on the interpretation of Latin American history. Many novels, such as Yo el Supremo (1974) and El fiscal (1993) by Augusto Roa Bastos, and La novela de Peran (1985) and Santa Evita (1995) by Toma
Preparing URI Students for the Diverse Business Workforce of the 21st Century
Carlos Cedeno, Inroads New England Region, Inc; and David Reilly, MetLife Auto and Home URI Diversity Week - 2010 - URI Live!
Working with the crowd : 21st century citizen science
Galaxy Zoo PI and James Martin Fellow Chris Lintott will review the technologies available to researchers seeking to rescue themselves from drowning in data by recruiting the help of tens or even hundreds of thousands of volunteers. As well as our own Zooniverse suite of projects (which now includes climate science and papyrology), Lintott will highlight other successful examples including the protein folding game, fold.it, and even an example of collaborative mathematics.
The Early College Program at St. Petersburg College
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Earn college credits for free! A unique partnership between St. Petersburg College and Pinellas County Schools, the Early College Program offers college credit hours as well as high school credit at no cost to highly motivated students in grades 11 and 12. Who is eligible? Students entering grades 11 and 12 in Pinellas County public, private or home-education programs. There is no cost for application, tuition, courses or textbooks. What's req
Arturo Arias: De-Centering Latin American Studies, lecture at ANU
Arturo Arias of the University of Texas at Austin gives this public lecture entitled 'De-Centering Latin American Studies: Shifting Epistemic Knowledge Production from Center to Margins' at The Australian National University. Abstract: A great deal of research and knowledge production in Latin American Studies has been historically U.S.- centric, hegemonized by mostly white, northern scholars and dominated by a few disciplines. In the context of critiques and calls for reformulation applied ac
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