Passion, Romance, and Intrigue in "Othello"
Themes of jealousy, passion, and betrayal in Shakespeare's "Othello" are as gripping today as they were in the 18th century, says Performing Arts Manager Todd Norris.
Clothing says what words do not, in the 18th century as well as the 21st. Textiles and costumes curator Linda Baumgarten explains.
Restoration and Reconstruction
Putting an 18th-century face on a 21st-century building is a feat of research and resourcefulness, explains Colonial Williamsburg architect Scott Spence.
Alisa Miller: 'Selling Patriotism: Rupert Brooke in the First World War'
Alisa Miller takes a look at the 'Rupert Brooke cult', examining why this particular poet was so popular during the First World War, both with the general public and the soldier, at home and abroad. This podcast has eminated from Alisa's dissertation at the Faculty of History, Oxford University on the poet Rupert Brooke and popular literary culture in Britain during the First World War.
Silk Road to Guantanamo: The Story of Adel Hakimjan
This film shows the plight of ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate Adel Hakimjan, a Chinese Uighur, who was abused, persecuted, traded, and falsely imprisoned. This film shows the plight of ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate Adel Hakimjan, a Chinese Uighur, who was abused, persecuted, traded, and falsely imprisoned. Adel, fled his home and family in north-west China in 1999, having been harassed, tortured and imprisoned by the Chinese. He left Xinjiang province and in 2001 in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region he
Anglo American Relations the Special Relationship
Anglo American Relations the Special Relationship. Part of a lecture series to develop an understanding of the changing composition and dominant characteristics of UK politics in the post-war period.
Colloquium Week 2: The misappropriation of runes and the runic script
A paper on the misuse and misappropriation of runes and the runic script. The popular conception of the runic script is coloured by a trio of unholy associations, namely the occult connection, an association with Tolkien and the fantasy realm of Middle Earth, and a vague but understandably repellent identification with Nazi iconography. In this paper I will briefly examine these three twentieth-century misappropriations of the runic script, and in doing so hope to give some idea of what the scri
Week 7 Colloquium MT09 (Senior member speaker)
"The Ashmolean - a museum of science from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century"
The sixth Warwick Symposium on Parish Research, held in the humanities research centre on May 17, 2008, drew together scholars from the UK, Europe and North America to consider religious devotion in late medieval and early modern parishes. Here the organisers, speakers and postgraduates talk about the symposium and different approaches to the theme of parish pieties.
Thinking about how I work with other professionals
This work-based unit encourages early years practitioners to think about the values and principles underpinning how they work with other professionals. It explores beliefs about teamwork, examines frameworks for professional communication and concludes with identifying possible changes in practice.
2007 Symposium Presentation of the paper 'Teaching Contemporary Northwest Coast Native American Art
Dawn Glinsmann, Ph.D. presents her paper '
Episode 15: Discussion of Navajo culture for Navajo Day on April 12
This week host, Tamara Winfrey Harris talks with TahNibaa Naataani, whos is a Navajo weaver; Tony Showa, a Navajo drum maker; and Jody Rust, who is a cast worker for the American Indian Center in Indianapolis and also was a teacher on a Navajo reservation. They discuss ther experiences on the reservation, as artists and more.
Episode 23: Interview with Douglas Miles (Apache) and Yatika Fields (Osage)
Miles and Fields, artists-in-residence at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, shared their unique creativity with IPS students, joining budding artists from Arsenal Tech High School, Harshman Middle School and Schools 14 and 54, to create a mural that will travel to each of the schools and find a permanent home at the John H. Boner Community Center on the Indianapolis' East Side.
Episode 27: Conversation with Marty Gradolf
On this episode, we talk with artist in residence Marty Gradolf (Winnebago). She is a weaver and works to make statements with her work. She started from very practical means with placemats and the like and now teaches and creates beautiful work making statements on Native American issues. Her work can be found in the collection of the Eiteljorg Museum in the special exhibtion Facing West: Celebrating 20 years of the Eiteljorg Museum. Find more information about Marty on our show notes
Artist-in-Residence John Well-Off-Man (Ojibwe/Cree)
John Well-Off-Man was born and raised in Havre, Montana, and on the Rocky Boy Reservation. After receiving his diploma in photography from Ohio Visual Art Institute, he studied printmaking at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. John worked as a photographer/film developer for Instructional Media Services at the University of Montana. During this time he also produced exhibits for the Missoula Historical Society and the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library of the University of Mon
Richard Gabriel, artist in residence This episde we talk with Richard Gabriel, who lives in the Sandia Mountains of central New Mexico. He is an artisan who works in the style of the early tin workers of the 1800’s. New Mexico has been known for tin artwork for nearly two centuries when the art came from Mexico with the opening of the Santa Fe
This episde we talk with Richard Gabriel, who lives in the Sandia Mountains of central New Mexico. He is an artisan who works in the style of the early tin workers of the 1800’s. New Mexico has been known for tin artwork for nearly two centuries when the art came from Mexico with the opening of the Santa Fe
Dr. Modupe Labode - Jim Crow in the Mile High City
In this recording from Feb. 10, 2010, Dr. Labode, Assistant Professor History and Museum Studies at IUPUI, discusses her background in African American History as well as highlighting several key points that will be shared during her upcoming lecture entitled, Jim Crow in the Mile High City.
The Town Before the Town
An early plantation slumbers beneath Williamsburg's streets and foundations.
Wit's Last Stake
Eighteenth-century farce delights 21st-century audiences. Todd Norris describes timeless comic themes.
Fashion and Function
A corset's engineered strictness defines the shape of the 18th-century woman. Journeywoman Brooke Welborn explains the trend.