EM Radio: Episode 1: Day of the Dead
EM Radio is a new weekly podcast from the Eiteljorg Musuem. We will explore the West and Native America with special guest artists, performers and museum staff. This week, host Tamara Winfrey Harris talks with the museum's education center manager, Linda Montag-Olson, about Day of the Dead and the celebration at the Eiteljorg Museum.
Episode 9: Wounded Knee
Coming in January the Eiteljorg Museum will explore both incidents at Wounded Knee. It will all culminate with a symposium that will include participants in the 1973 incident at Wounded Knee. This week we talk with Larry Zimmerman, the museum's public scholar of Native American representation. He talks about both incidents at Wounded Knee, their relevance to the American Indian Movement and what it means to us today.
Episode 18: Interview with Kristen Kuntz, Eiteljorg marketing intern
This week, host, Tamara Winfrey Harris talks with Kristen Kuntz. She is interning with the marketing and communications department of the musem and talks about what she likes about the museum.
Singer of Jewish Songs
Marsha Dubrow describes her deep connection with Jewish music, both through her work as the Cantor of Congregation B’nai Jacob in Jersey City and through her scholarly studies. In addition, Marsha is a composer of contemporary Jewish sacred music. She has a Ph.D. in musicology from Princeton University and has received four grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Folk Arts Apprenticeship program. (14:02)
53 minute video on doing fieldwork
Narrated by Alan Macfarlane, Professor of Anthropological Science at the University of Cambridge, this 53-minute film takes the viewer through the fieldwork endevaour, from leaving one's own country through to getting back to it after fieldwork. Students of anthropology about to embark on fieldwork are the target audience.
Reflections on fieldwork among the Gurungs of Nepal
These reflections on work among the Gurungs were filmed in the autumn of 2000 AD. Alan Macfarlane talked to camera in order to capture some of the reasons why he ended up doing fieldwork in the Himalayas. He reflects on some of the major changes and pressures in the village of Thak since his first visit in 1968. He also gives a brief account of the history of the Gurungs and their current predicament in the face of global capitalism. This was filmed on one-chip digital video. The clips should b
Geometry and Jewelry
Lines, curves, polygons and planes--gemstones and jewelry are rich in geometry. A jewelry appraiser, a jewelry historian and a Brazilian gem cutter give your students an inside look at the many facets of this dazzling subject.Running time 6:00 minutes. This is a good video that shows how math is used in understanding jewelry. It is a good learning experience for students who may not know much about jewelry and how it is relates to math.
From Chicagoland to Mil-town: Marquette University Freshmen Move-in Day 2012
Two-hundred and seventy three Chicagoland freshmen will call Marquette University home for the next four years. On August 22, 2012 they packed up their belongings and made the trip from Chicago to Milwaukee to move in to the residence halls. Welcome to campus, Chicago-area members of the class of 2016. You are Marquette.
An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
Anne Tanenbaum Lecture Series: Dan Bahat
Dr. Dan Bahat (former district archaeologist for Jerusalem, and currently Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael's College, University of Toronto) explores the Jerusalem of 2,000 years ago during the time the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Anne Tanenbaum Lecture Series: Dr. Steve Mason
Dr. Steve Mason (Professor, Department of History, and Canada Research Chair in Greco-Roman Cultural Interaction, York University, Toronto) takes a closer look at the Essenes, a group known since antiquity from Greek and Latin historians and largely accepted as the inhabitants of Quamran and the creators of the Scrolls during the 1950s.
Discovering Ardi: Panel Discussion Highlights
Renowned Kent State University Anthropology Professor C. Owen Lovejoy and three other local researchers (all Kent State alumni), who contributed to the project that was named the 2009 Science "Breakthrough of the Year," discuss the implications of the discovery of Ardipithecus ramidus, or Ardi, who at 4.4 million years is the oldest know fossilized hominid skeleton.
Dr. C. Owen Lovejoy Introduces New Early Hominid Skeleton
Kent State University Professor of Anthropology Dr. C. Owen Lovejoy, Dr. Yohannes Haile-Selassie of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and their colleagues have announced the discovery of an important new early hominid partial skeleton from Ethiopia. The 3.6 million-year-old partial skeleton, nicknamed "Kadanuumuu," belonged to "Lucy's" species, Australopithecus afarensis.
Leaders for our times
How can firms nurture and develop managers and executives into leaders capable of turning today's problems into tomorrow's opportunities? Dr Babis Mainemelis, Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour, provides creative solutions
Innovation and corporate culture
Professor Rajesh Chandy explains why corporate culture is the key to innovation
Tower Views: Relay for Life UT
In this edition of "Tower Views," host Larry Burns, vice president for external affairs and interim vice president for equity and diversity talks with Sarah Ritenour, a senior in the Communication Department and the public relations chair of Relay for Life UT about the upcoming Relay for Life fundraiser.
Looking at Learning ... Again, Part 2: Workshop 2. Mathematics: A Community Focus
With Dr. Marta Civil. As teachers, we often make assumptions about the knowledge children are exposed to at home. Sometimes it seems that we focus on only reading and writing,Dr. Civil contends that we need to look more carefully at the mathematical potential of the home and that it is essential that schools learn to be more flexible and knowledgeable about students home environments. See and hear from Dr. Civil, the teachers she works with, and a long-standing parent mathematics group, and fo
Classics 170A: Religion & Law in Ancient Greece
In this course we will study ancient Greek religion from Bronze Age to Hellenistic times by investigating relevant literary accounts and the archaeology of the sacred space. The special themes will be festivals and rituals, gender and religion. We will study ancient religion from an anthropological perspective analyzing ritual tradition in its socio-cultural context. The second half of the course will focus on the relation between religion and law, and the regulations that codify religious pract
Ethics and Sustainability
Ethics and Sustainability, a lecture delivered by UCI Professor Richard A. Matthew on February 16, 2010. Global environmental change poses significant challenges to human welfare and security. This is not simply a technical matter to be resolved through innovation and adaptation, but one that also involves ethical reflection and practice. Progress on investigating the ethical dimensions of environmental change has been slow for two key reasons. First, so much environmentalism cloaks itself in