Is an Eclipse Described in Homer's Odyssey? – November 30, 2009
Plutarch and Heraclitus believed that a certain passage in the 20th book of The Odyssey (“Theoclymenus’s prophecy”) was a poetic description of a total solar eclipse. In the late 1920s Schoch and Neugebauer computed that the solar eclipse of 16 April 1178 B.C.E. was total over the Ionian Islands and was the only suitable eclipse in more than a century to agree with classical estimates of the decade-earlier sack of Troy around 1192–1184 B.C.E. However, much skepticism remains about whethe
Listen: Osher Lifelong Learning spring term set
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt offers spring classes for the community beginning March 15. The non-credit classes are geared toward older adults who want lectures and discussions in a relaxed and informal environment.
Lecture 29 - 12/1/2010
Discussing Entrepreneurial and Innovation Strategy Curriculum
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Law, Disorder, and Philadelphia's Police Advisory Board
Dr. Nicole Maurantonio's talk explores the ways in which news discourse surrounding the 1964 riots in Philadelphia ultimately led to the undermining of the city's precedent-setting Police Advisory Board. She argues that the unintentional effect of local print coverage of the riots was to provide a language of police paralysis that provided fodder for law and order advocates throughout the city. For more information on Dr. Maurantonio visit http://rhetoric.richmond.edu/faculty/nmaurant/
Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl Semi-Final UNC vs. UMBC
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County teams compete during the semi-final round of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl Competition at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. November 20, 2010
James Hansen on Human-Made Climate Change
Dr. James Hansen of the NASA Goddard Institute delivers a lecture on Human-Made Climate Change: A Moral, Political, and Legal Issue.
Bruton Parish Churchyard
Individuals of all classes rest in the peace of the Bruton Parish graveyard. Church guide Anne Conkling describes one of America's oldest cemeteries.
Breast Cancer Awareness
Reginald Thompson - Breast Cancer Awareness
Stop the trend cancer
Jabreya Jones ELA 8TH GRADER
Introduction (Six Steps to Soccer Success - 1)
Part of a six-part series on foundational soccer skills. This is the introduction to an excellent system for improving your soccer skills either as a player or as a coach of your team or your children. Run time 06:39.
A Slave's Perspective
The Declaration of Independence was a promise extended to white men only. Hope Smith portrays Eve, a slave in the Peyton Randolph house.
Thomas Jefferson on Religion
Thomas Jefferson's policy on religious freedom rests on one ageless axiom: do unto others. Interpreter Bill Barker expounds.
The Lost Colony
One hundred and seventeen colonists vanish in America's oldest mystery. Ivor Noel Hume tells the story of the Lost Colony.
Mixie Reports: Whole Grains
A cartoon animated video is about whole grains.The video also includes interviews to find out how whole wheat bread is made. Run time 02:21.
Is Brazil Part of Latin America?: Lecture by Leslie Bethell
Leslie Bethell, a Brazil expert and editor of the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Latin America gives a lecture on how the language, culture and history of Brazil does not qualify it as part of Latin America.
7.3 Hume on Liberty and Necessity
Part 7.3. Looks at Hume's views on liberty and its relationship to causal necessity; that we have free will but it is causally determined.
Week 7: March 13, 2014
Discussion about the nervous system.
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Ramkrishan (Remi) Hinduja, chairman of HTMT Global Solutions, together with Sashi P. Reddi, CEO of
During the recent 2007 Wharton Economic Summit, Knowledge@Wharton recorded nine podcasts with speakers and panelists at the event, whose theme was "Next Moves in a Global Economy." This interview is with Ramkrishan (Remi) Hinduja, chairman of HTMT Global Solutions, together with Sashi P. Reddi, CEO of Applabs Technologies.