"'Virgin Soil' Epidemics and Demographic Collapse in the Americas"
Lecture by Kris Jones, Associate Director and Senior Lecturer in CLAS, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for East Euro
"Growth, Poverty and Economic Development" - Session 2 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin Am
A three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
"Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq"
A talk by Dahr Jamail, independent journalist and author. As the occupation of Iraq unravels, the demand for independent reporting is growing. Since 2003, unembedded journalist Dahr Jamail has filed indispensable reports from Iraq that have made him this generation's chronicler of the unfolding disaster t
"Imagining Inscriptions: Epigraphy and the Construction of Indian History"
A talk by Leslie Orr, University of Concordia.
"Prescription for Survival: A Doctor's Journey to End Nuclear Madness"
A talk by Bernard Lown, MD. Physician, author, and Nobel Prize-winning peace activist Bernard Lown discusses his new memoir, "Prescription for Survival: A Doctor's Journey to End Nuclear Madness". The inventor of the defibrillator, Dr. Lown was also a peace and anti-nuclear activist, participating in the founding of Physicians for Social Responsibility in 1960
Jb0130: Java OOP: A Gentle Introduction to Methods in Java
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
This module provides a gentle introduction to Java methods.
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VM Marketplace with Christine Avanessians | Azure Friday Christine Avanessians tells Scott all about the new VM Marketplace in Azure and shows what it takes for him to get there and sell his VMs. Areas covered in this video: Useful topics and links:
Christine Avanessians tells Scott all about the new VM Marketplace in Azure and shows what it takes for him to get there and sell his VMs.
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LAMP stack on Azure VM's with Guy Bowerman | Azure Friday Guy Bowerman shows Scott how easy it is to run LAMP on Azure VMs. Areas covered in this video: Useful topics and links:
Guy Bowerman shows Scott how easy it is to run LAMP on Azure VMs.
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Pelvic Mass These are reference Open Educational Resources selected for residents in obstetrics and gynecology. This collection was developed in response to a request from the 1000+ OBGYN Consortium for supplemental learning materials based on topics from
These are reference Open Educational Resources selected for residents in obstetrics and gynecology. This collection was developed in response to a request from the 1000+ OBGYN Consortium for supplemental learning materials based on topics from
Supporting Technology Integration in STEM Teacher Preparation: Case Studies from across California
The CSU Digital Ambassadors Program seeks to transform teaching and learning opportunities within the California State University (CSU) system through the increased use of emerging and online technologies. With particular attention to pre-service science and math teacher preparation at the undergraduate and credential level, CSU Digital Ambassadors are faculty leaders who champion the use of educational technologies within their respective campuses, engage faculty and educational stakeholders in
Two released Guantanamo prisoners raise a cheer in Montevideo
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Two of six long-term Guantanamo detainees released to Uruguay on December 8, have been seen in Montevideo, where they are now being resettled as free men. Syrian, Omar Mahmoud Faraj and Adel bin Muhammas el Ouerghi from Tunisia appeared at their balcony where they toasted a Reuters photographer snapping their picture. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe R
William Powers, "New Slow City" | Talks At Google
Author William Powers visited Google's Cambridge, MA office to discuss "New Slow City: living simply in the world's fastest city". Burned out after years of doing development work globally, William Powers spent a season in a 12’ x 12’ cabin off the grid in North Carolina, as recounted in his award-winning memoir, "Twelve by Twelve". Could he live a similarly minimalist life in the heart of NYC? To find out, Powers and his wife jettisoned 80% of their stuff, left their 2000 sq. ft. Queens t
Winyo: Benga & Traditional Music from Kenya
Winyo performs traditional Luo songs infused with witty storylines, Afro fusion, Afro jazz, and Benga (a mix of contemporary music with traditional Kenyan Luo music in which the guitar is played to mimic a Luo eight-string lyre called a nyatiti). Winyo sings in Dholuo, Swahili and English. Speaker Biography: Born Shiphton Onyango, Winyo adopted the artistic name "Winyo," which is a Luo word for "bird." The Luo are a tribe from the Lake Victoria region of Western Kenya. He says that he derives
Ready for Hillary? Portrait of a President in Waiting [Audio]
Speaker(s): Robin Renwick | Will Hillary Clinton make history and become the first female President of the United States? Robin Renwick provides an invaluable insight into one of the most divisive figures in recent US political history. This event marks the publication of Ready for Hillary? Portrait of a President in Waiting. Robin Renwick, Lord Renwick of Clifton, is a crossbench peer in the House of Lords. He was the British ambassador in Washington when the Clintons arrived in the White House
RoseLee Goldberg on Performance Art
RoseLee Goldberg South African-born world authority on performance art spoke at the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions lecture on 11 March Goldberg illustrious career as art historian critic curator and author has spanned almost three decades and has helped shape the public view of live performance as a visual art form Her book Performance Art from Futurism to the Present was first published in 1979 and pioneered the study of performance art even
The Spanish-American War
This video is accompanied by text. "The beginning of the twentieth century was a period of unprecedented American prosperity and power. The economic and social environment was perfect for the rise of the International Darwinism movement. Followers of this movement applied some of the fundamental views of Darwin’s Origin of Species (1859) to international politics. They believed that the earth belonged to the strong, and with America quickly growing in strength, there was a strong surge of supp
Jack Miles: America, Islam and the 'ground zero mosque', at ANU
Professor Jack Miles of the University of California at Irvine gives this lecture entitled 'America, Islam and the 'ground zero mosque'' at The Australian National University on 9 September 2010. Plans to build an Islamic centre near the site of the 9/11 bombing have become a flashpoint for debate over the nature of America's relations with Islam. Eminent American religion scholar and journalist Professor Jack Miles argues that the conservative critics of the "ground zero mosque" are Osama bin
Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.
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