Toi Derricotte reads "Blackbottom"
Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, this video features
Toi Derricotte reading "Blackbottom." The video is narrated by Garrison Keillor.
Six Poems: A Visual Presentation
There are six videos on this site and each one has actors and/or dancers "illustrating" the imagery of the poems. These videos would be best if used as an idea for students to create similar poems and videos that illustrate them. The students could also listen to the poems and write down phrases that they felt were interesting to them.
The Highwayman Recited by Ann of Green Gables
A video clip of A young Miss Shirley recites the poem by Alfred Noyes "The Highwayman." (2:26)
Spoken Word Poetry by Sarah Kay
"If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011. She tells the story of her metamorphosis -- from a wide-eyed teenager soaking in verse at New York's Bowery Poetry Club to a teacher connecting kids with the power of self-expression through Project V.O.I.C.E. -- and gives two breathtaking performances of "B" and "Hiroshima."
A performing poet since she was 14 yea
The Council of Europe and the death penalty: intergovernmental legitimation as enabling and constrai
Dr Kundai Sithole, Oxford, gives the seventh talk for The Evolution of International Norms and Norm Entrepreneurship: The Council of Europe in Comparative Perspective. This one-day workshop will bring together officials and researchers working on the Council of Europe and international norms more generally. Our emphasis on the Council of Europe gives a concrete empirical starting point for consideration of international norms, norm 'entrepreneurship', and human rights. How do norms come onto the
Sunday Service - 7/24/2011 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr. Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "Inseparable." Taken from the book of Romans; All things work together for good for those who love God. Sermon begins at 28:07. Romans 8:26-39 Bulletin: http://bit.ly/n3jhLP Sermon: http://bit.ly/rg21qo
Toot and Puddle: Trip to the Beach
This brief animated cartoon video shows book characters Toot and Puddle enjoying time at the beach. Incomplete. Prefaced and followed by advertisements. (1:04)
Take a close look at one of nature's most delicate and fascinating creations... The Snowflake. And yes, it's safe to say that no two snow flakes are the same.
U.S. condemns "brazen" firing of rockets by Hamas
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemns what he calls the "brazen" firing of rockets by Hamas, after goodwill efforts to secure a ceasefire. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics inc
Merriam Webster : Woordenboek Merriam - Webster is een Engels woordenboek, met niet alleen een woordenboekfunctie, maar ook met de thesaurusfunctie. Je kunt op de website ook wordgames spelen.
Merriam - Webster is een Engels woordenboek, met niet alleen een woordenboekfunctie, maar ook met de thesaurusfunctie. Je kunt op de website ook wordgames spelen.
Weather : What Causes Wind-Driven Currents?
Wind-driven currents are caused by the return of large circulation cells, of which there are three between the equator and the poles. Find out how circulation cells also move heat over the planet with help from the chair of a department of environmental studies in this video (02:29) on wind-driven currents.
Expert: Jack Hall
Bio: Dr. Jack Hall is the department chair in the department of environmental studies at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Learn about forces that causes lighting.
Seeds of Hope: Trailer
Learn more about this project and film: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-east-congo-mineral-mining-dutch-foreign-affairs-rape-human-rights-DRC In a region known as the most dangerous place in the world for women, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, one woman shines a beacon of hope to dispel the despair of women survivors of rape. Masika Katsuva, herself the victim of multiple rapes, has rescued some 6,000 women and children. The center she built provides medical, practical and psy
Michigan State University 2011 President's Report: No laughing matter—hyenas adapt to survive.
In the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, Africa, MSU zoologist Kay Holekamp and her team of student researchers study the behavior of spotted hyenas. To learn more visit http://report.president.msu.edu
The future of retail banking? 21F.312 Basic Themes in French Literature and Culture (MIT) Mysteries of Deep Space: Exploding Stars Mark Cross on Foley Sound Recording Andrew J. Bacevich
Can banking integrate seamlessly with the day-to-day activities of consumers and interactions with their finances? Travis Ledwith explains how this might be possible.
Childhood is a source of fascination in most Western cultures. It is both a major inspiration for artistic creation and a political ideal, which aims at protecting future generations. Which role does it play in French society and in other francophone areas? Why is the French national anthem ("La Marseillaise") addressed to its "children"? This course will study the transformation of childhood since the 18th century and the development of sentimentality within the family. We will examine various
This documentary discusses the revolution launched by the Hubble Space Telescope. The video shows a simulation (computer animation) of a supernova explosion, and gives a brief history as well. (20:17)
Learn more about Mark's online course at: http://bit.ly/yPy4uB Mark Cross is a successful producer, composer, and mixer with an extensive discography in both film and television that spans over two decades. He currently composes for the NBC prime-time hit show Last Comic Standing, and contributes additional music to the Fox prime-time hit series American Idol, HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, Kathy Griffin's My Life on the D List (on Bravo), and Denise Richards's It's Complicated (on E!).
Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. "Because of this preoccupation with the presidency," says Bacevich, "the president has become what we have instead of genuine politics, instead of genuine
21F.312 Basic Themes in French Literature and Culture (MIT)
Mysteries of Deep Space: Exploding Stars
Mark Cross on Foley Sound Recording
Andrew J. Bacevich