Otis MFA Graphic Design Lecture: Hedi el Kholti
Graduate Graphic Design Presents a lecture by Critic Hedi El Kholti, who joined Semiotexte as co-editor in 2003 introducing a new energy in the press embodied in Semiotext(e)'s recent book, David Wojnarowicz: A Definitive History of Five or Six Year's on the Lower East Side, as well as a title by controversial French writer Tony Duvert, whose work proposes non-privatized forms of sexuality as cultural conduits.
Woman's Building History: Susan King (Otis College)
Susan E. King moved to Southern California in the 1970's to be part of the Feminist Studio Workshop where she started writing and making artists' books. For many years, she was on faculty and she served as Studio Director of the Women's Graphic Center at the Woman's Building. King grew up in the South, in a family of storytellers. Southern oral tradition and history, and writing about place often appear in her work. Trained as a sculptor, she brings sculptural aspects to making artists' books. H
Meet CCA Alumnus Mathieu Stemmelen
CCA alumnus Mathieu Stemmelen's (BFA Graphic Design 2010) interactive book, Visualizing the Invisible, examines the concept of the unseen in biology, culture, and philosophy. Much of the book's content is printed in invisible ink, apparent only when viewed under ultra-violet (fluorescent) light. (Filmed & edited: Marion Anthonisen on May 12, 2010)
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
The Protocols of the Elders of Zion
Warrant for Genocide the Protocols of the Elders of Zion is Professor Milton Shain topic for UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions lecture on 22 April. The Protocols of the Elders of Zion has been described as the world biggest literary forgery and yet despite intense research into this infamous text some still believe it is evidence of a Jewish plot for world domination. First published in Russian in 1903 The Protocols has appeared in many version
Evidence Based Management Library Guide
An online library guide created for BUS1036FS Evidence Based Management (EBM). Contains presentations which will help students find a book in UCT Libraries, find a specific journal article in UCT Libraries, find a journal article in UCT Libraries, access library resources off campus, find newspaper articles in UCT Libraries, access databases at UCT Libraries. Image by stevelyon shared under a CC BYNCSA 2.0 license.
Rare organ transplant gives single mom new lease on life
A single mom from North Carolina recently received an extremely rare triple transplant. She received a new heart, lungs and a liver and is enjoying her new lease on life. Shereyse Joyner from Ahoskie, NC, is believed to be only the twelfth patient in the U.S. since 1988 to receive the triple organ transplant. She was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension and impending organ failure in 2006, and her health steadily declined. "It started off with the lungs, where I was short of breath and I cou
Dr. Virginia Herrmann- Physician Profile
Meet MUSC Breast Cancer Surgeon, Dr. Virginia Herrmann. She works primarily in the Hilton Head area, heading up the Breast Health Center. Dr. Herrmann believes it is a privilege to be able to help and guide women through the difficult diagnosis of breast cancer. Her areas of expertise include breast cancer surgical management, breast cancer genetics, and breast disease.
SecondLife: A Computer-Mediated Tool for Distance-Learning in Architecture Education?
Despite the importance of distance learning for its ability to reach a wide audience, easiness to access materials, and its lower cost compared to traditional learning, architecture education has not been well served by distance education. This is because it has a higher level of learning objectives, it is taught by coaching methodologies, and involves nonverbal forms of communication. One of the most common learning methods used in the design studio is the Criticism/Critique, which is a graphic
Rapid Application Development - Characteristics of VBA, Debugging and Validation
This lecture forms part of the "Characteristics of VBA, Debugging and Validation" topic in the Rapid Application Development module.
15.351 Managing the Innovation Process (MIT)
This course approaches "managing the innovation process" through five levels of analysis: individual, team, network, organizational, and industrial. At each level of analysis, particular attention is given to the conditions under which innovation processes succeed and fail. The weekly readings consist of a mixture of book chapters, journal articles, and cases, and an online forum will be used for further discussion of the required readings outside of class. Tuesday classes will begin with a refl
Bike Tour at Alfred University
Join us for a spin around the Alfred University campus — on our 14-pedal, seven-seat tour bike. AUs offering the bike tour as one more option to get away from the standard tour-guide-walking-backward-reciting-facts kind of tour that are standard fare at many colleges and universities.
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Instructional Guide
This instructional guide explains the structure of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) course and expected learning outcomes, suggests some course assignments, and suggests some guidance for course participants when carrying out the assignments.
New Veterinary Med Building will Help Grow Collaboration, Research
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Work is underway on the new Veterinary Medical Research Building at Washington State University. A groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, Oct. 8, brought together faculty, alumni and other officials from WSU to mark the occasion. The 77,250 square foot building will allow researchers to work in new state-of-the-art labs and quarantine space for research. Steve Simasko, chair of the Department of Veterinary Comparative Anatomy and Physiology, said he sees increased opportunities f
This book is about generating functions and some of their uses in discrete mathematics. The subject is so vast that the author has not attempted to give a comprehensive discussion, but to communicate some of the main ideas.
Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet on her novel "Martyrdom Street"
Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, director of the University of Pennsylvania Middle East Center and associate professor of history, discusses her latest book "Martyrdom Street." Set during the 1979 Iranian Revolution and the ensuing Iran-Iraq War, it chronicles the lives of three Iranian women in intertwining narratives in Iran and the United States. For more information on "Martyrdom Street," check out the article in SAS Frontiers at http://www.sas.upenn.edu/home/SASFrontiers/fictional-realities.html.
Najat el Hachmi: 'Writing from the Borderland', at ANU
Najat el Hachmi gives this public lecture entitled 'Writing from the Borderland' at The Australian National University on 7 July 2010. Najat El Hachmi was born in Morocco and is a Catalan writer. At the age of 8 she went with her family to live in Catalonia in Spain. Her writings express concerns about and reflect the (at least) two cultures to which she belongs. Her first book, Jo també sóc catalana (I too am Catalan, 2004), was autobiographical, dealing with the issue of identity, and the
Microfluidics 2.0: Point-of-Care Diagnostics for the Developed and Developing World
2010 Conference on Global Health Diagnostics "GHDx Innovations Summit: Translating Ideas into Impact" Paul Yager, Professor of Bioengineering, University of Washington "Microfluidics 2.0": Point-of-Care Diagnostics for the Developed and Developing World" Welcoming Remarks Amy Herr and Luke Lee, Conference Co-Chairs http://globalhealth.berkeley.edu/cend/
The Great Magnet, the Earth
This site provides a non-mathematical introduction to the magnetism of the Earth, the Sun, the planets and their environments, following a historical thread. In 1600, four hundred years ago William Gilbert, later physician to Queen Elizabeth I of England, published his great study of magnetism, "De Magnete"--"On the Magnet". It gave the first rational explanation to the mysterious ability of the compass needle to point north-south: the Earth itself was magnetic. "De Magnete" opened the era of mo
Android for Academics We often overlook the Google Android platform here at Edgalaxy in favour of the iPhone even though it has over 15 million users around the world. Andrew Cullison the founder of Android for Aca
We often overlook the Google Android platform here at Edgalaxy in favour of the iPhone even though it has over 15 million users around the world. Andrew Cullison the founder of Android for Aca