The Human Economy: an ongoing international project
Eminent anthropologist Keith Hart will be talking about his book, The Human Economy, which gives readers a new economic perspective, covering topics ranging from globalisation to corporate social responsibility. Keith Hart is emeritus professor at Goldsmith's College and honorary professor at the University of Kwazulu Natal.
6. Malthusian Times
Global Problems of Population Growth (MCDB 150) In many regions, the central cultural idea is that of a lineage, a family and its line of male ancestors and descendants. The prime duty in these cultures is to keep the lineage going. Religion is small scale with the ancestors performing many of the functions of gods. Denser populations and larger political entities lead to large-scale religion where conformity is stressed and cultural rules are codified in a book and not subject to discussion wi
Mandarin stage 3 semester B
This module is aimed at students who have completed stage 2 Mandarin or have a comparable qualification. The exercises, some of which are supported by audio, concentrate on vocabulary development by using the concept of word families. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
Grey Floral Day Dress
Grey floral day dress, round and bound neck, bodice gathered into neck binding. Drop waist skirt has two tiers. Long sleeves with buttoned cuffs. Long zip, centre back.. Maker: Butte Knit - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Working with Soundbooth and Flash
Learn to add cue points to files in Soundbooth, import sounds into Flash, and perform round-trip editing between Flash with Soundbooth.
GS-08: Hiding and deleting photos
Don't be hasty in deleting unwanted photos. Instead, use the Hide Photos feature to hide photos from view. You can unhide photos at any time. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
Catalyst for Change: A good death
A series of video clips which examines people's reactions to terminal illness and how they have prepared themselves for death. > How can we better informed about the physical processes of death and how we can prepare for that? > End of life care pathways. Recent reports have suggested the need for: > Department of Health End of Life care strategy > High Quality care for all NHS Next Stage Review Final Report (Darzil) Section 1 - Preparing to talk about death Section 2 - Choosi
Reading Comprehension Strategies : Tips on Reading Comprehension
In order to improve reading comprehension, there needs to be motivation for holding ideas together and concentration to promote good studying techniques. Find out how a wide variety of reading materials can help improve a person's interest in reading with help from an English specialist and president of a theater group in this free video on reading. John Conlon enjoyed 29 years as the performing arts professor at UMass Boston. He has a PhD in English and has been in theatre all his life. For mid
Daniel Herwitz on Talk Show Democracy
Philosopher and political commentator Daniel Herwitz launched the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA 2010 Great Texts Big Questions lecture series on 4 March when he discussed Talk Show Democracy Stars Celebrities and American PoliticsProfessor Herwitz Director of the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan USA is currently Mellon Visiting Research Fellow at UCT He is the author of Star as Icon about the creation of this media persona from the joint forces
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
Lolita with Imraan Coovadia
Acclaimed novelist Imraan Coovadia spoke at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions public lecture on Thursday 1 April He discussed How to read Lolita. Written by Vladimir Nabokov Lolita was first published in Paris in 1955 It is one of the best known and most controversial books of 20th Century literature Coovadia says I will be talking about the Lolita problem How do we respond to a book which is a first person narrative by a man who is trying to s
Putting the 'S' into Laughter
World famous South African artist William Kentridge spoke at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions public lecture on Thursday 8 April He gave a lecture titled Putting the Sinto Laughter looking at Gogol short story The Nose His recent production of Shostakovich opera The Nose premiered at the Metropolitan Opera in New York earlier this month to rave reviews. Kentridge began working on the opera three years earlier producing etchings drawings small
Imagining the City: Memories and cultures in Cape Town
The overriding strength of this book is that it places people, ordinary people at the centre of memory at the centre of historical and contemporary experience and thus at the centre of re-imagining and owning the city of Cape Town It is as they speak what they choose to say what they choose to remain silent about that we become aware of the possibilities of the city if it really did embrace all its people in all of their diversity. From the Foreword by Mike van Graan playwright and arts activist
Beginner - Do you like dates? Dates are one of those delicacies of the Middle East that are exported worldwide. These Fruits have high nutritional value and some are so tasty that they have been described as the closest fruit to chocolate in terms of taste. Join the usual hosts, and a guest, to learn some practical vocabulary around this subject.
Dates are one of those delicacies of the Middle East that are exported worldwide. These Fruits have high nutritional value and some are so tasty that they have been described as the closest fruit to chocolate in terms of taste. Join the usual hosts, and a guest, to learn some practical vocabulary around this subject.
Guillemot Birds Take Their First Swim!
This movie shows how Guillemot chicks plunge from their 300 foot high cliffside nests to the cold ocean below for their first ever swim lesson! Run time 01:57.
Lifestyle of the Termite Queen
In this movie you get to travel to the center of a termite nest. You will get to see a queen termite who will produce almost 165 million eggs in her lifetime! Run time 02:08.
Halloween Solar Storms from SOHO-EIT, 304 Angstroms
This view from SOHO-EIT in the 304 Angstrom band, shows a group of active regions rotating back into view. This movie is synchronized to play with animation IDs 2959 (http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov-vis-a000000-a002900-a002959) and 2961 (http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov-vis-a000000-a002900-a002961). One obvious difference ...
Halloween Solar Storms from SOHO-EIT, 195 Angstroms
This view from SOHO-EIT in the 195 Angstrom band, shows the multitude of solar flares released in the Fall of 2003 as a group of active regions rotated back into view. This movie is synchronized to play with animation IDs 2960 (http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov-vis-a000000-a002900-a002960) and 2961 (http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov-vis-a000000-a002900-a002961). ...
This Eclipse is History
This article provides an account of the total eclipse of the Sun which occurred on August 12, 1999, from the viewpoint of researchers and spectators who witnessed the event in Rimnicu-Vilcea, Romania. Users can view a movie and listen to an audio narrative provided by one of the researchers as she photographed ...
Horace Carmina 1- 8 - Robin Bond
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