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Mukoma wa Ngugi
Kenyan-American writer, Mukoma wa Ngugi read from his work and discussed the state of contemporary African literature, highlighting African languages and culture.
Speaker Biography: Mukoma wa Ngugi was born in 1971 in Evanston, Ill., but raised in Kenya, before returning to the United States for his university education. An assistant professor of English at Cornell University he is the author of "Conversing with Africa: Politics of Change" and "Hurling Words at Consciousness." He is also a col
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
L'actualité d'Orphée (audio)
Aux confins de la légende, du mythe et de l’histoire, la figure d’Orphée a nourri la pensée occidentale. Tantôt interprétée à la lumière de la tradition chamanique tantôt précepte de la philosophie platonicienne, Orphée donne un éclairage important sur la nature humaine : l’Homme, corps et âme, « fils de la Terre et du ciel étoilé » est dans une incessante quête ascensionnelle. Il lui faut échapper au corps (monde sensible), quitter son enveloppe charnelle pour accé
The Seattle Malaria Vaccine Pipeline
Despite decades of experimentation, there are currently no vaccines licensed to prevent malaria infections of humans. However, the past decade has seen a resurgence in the use of the controlled human malaria infection (CHMI) model and an expansion of the number of candidate vaccines in the malaria vaccine 'pipeline' in Seattle and globally. This lecture will describe the malaria parasite lifecycle and highlight how immunity against the parasite's liver stage can lead to protection. This lectu
The Evolution of Economic Science: Individual and Firm Behavior
The astonishing contributions MIT has made to the world of economics emerged from “a melting pot of analytical tools and mathematical methods, mixed with a healthy interest in real world questions, grounded in real world problems,” says James Poterba, crystallizing many of the themes of the symposium, and its inaugural session. A
George Westerman is a Research Scientist in MIT Sloan’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). In this video, he discusses the following key concepts in IT risk management: how IT managers can improve alignment and understanding, both in IT and the business, by discussing IT risk considerations in terms of key enterprise risks; how organizations build effective IT risk management capability through the disciplines of foundation, the risk governance process, and risk aware culture; and
Les métiers de la santé - Nancy 2011 : chirurgien-dentiste
Titre : Les métiers de la santé : le chirurgien-dentiste libéral
Résumé du métier : le dentiste soigne les pathologies des dents, des gencives et des mâchoires. Outre ses compétences intellectuelles, il doit faire preuve d’une grande dextérité et de patience.
Nature du travail :
* Soins des dents : pose un diagnostic, peut réaliser des radiographies, fait les soins
* Soins spécifiques : traitement des gencives, implantologie, chirurgie buccale, fracture
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall.
The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors.
The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
National Geographic- Leopard Frogs
Watch leopard frogs leap among the leaves and dive into the water in this video. This is a great video to help build background knowledge with our students. This video would work well in conjunction with a story about frogs and/or a science unit about amphibians. Students will enjoy this naturalistic video (1:09).
Réduction de la mortalité maternelle - Dakar 2010 : de la sensibilisation à l’appropriation (a
Les savoirs anthropologiques: diffusion, circulation, appropriation, action… Où va le savoir anthropologique qu’élabore un anthropologue dans le domaine de la santé ? Quelle place pour l’action? Quelle réponse?
Inscrit dans une tradition intellectuelle Souvent traité du point de vue de l’engagement avec une tradition qui revient sur le rôle social (au croisement du philosophe des lumières et du combat dreyfusard associe une activité aux contours assez flous entre le m
BoK surprises, RBA affirms rate hold
Bank of Korea surprises by holding interest rates, but hike seen in March as BoK acknowledges price pressures; Aussie tumbles as RBA says on hold for time being.
The History of July 4th
This professionally-made video features a narrator explaining the history of the Independence Day holiday beginning with the causes for the American Revolution and writing of the Declaration of Independence. The history of the holiday is outlined ending with the current purpose of the holiday, a day to appreciatet the rights bestowed upon us as Americans. The video contains illustrations and actors in videos of historical events. ( 2:43)
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