Authors@Google: Brenda Marshall
"Dakota" is a sweeping work of fiction set in the late 19th century Great Plains. Author Brenda Marshall came to Google to read from her book, talk about her writing process and give us insight into what exactly the publishing process looks like.
Prof. Omer Bartov: Antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Reinterpretations of National Socialism
Professor Omer Bartov - John P. Birkelund, Distinguished Professor of European History and Professor of History and German Studies, Brown University, USA: Antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Reinterpretations of National Socialism The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 1 -- Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Racism and Antisemitism in the 19th and 20th Centuries -- the Prelude to Destruction http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/educati
Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice: Morning Panel - Part 2
The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 2 -- Wednesday, July 9, 2008 Teaching the Holocaust in a Multi-Cultural Society -- Combating the Phenomena of Racism and Prejudice in the Classroom http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Arab youths, revolutions, and the rise of the ‘second society’
The patterns of revolutions tend to be similar, focusing on the rise and fall of their leaders, a plunge into lawlessness, and finally a new order. Today’s movement in the Arab world is different. Sami Mahroum, Director of INSEAD’s Innovation & Policy Initiative in Abu Dhabi, explains why.
138: When profits are private and losses are public
Thomas Huertas of the Financial Services Authority, regulator of the financial services industry in the UK, is a firm believer that better regulation will avoid a repetition of the recent financial meltdown.
No Easy Answers: Decoding the Economy's Mixed Messages
Corporate earnings have surged and stocks have soared, but the housing market is still weak. Interest rates remain low, but are rising. Many countries' economies are perking up, but a jump in commodities prices is producing inflation. Governments in the United States and Europe are wrestling with huge budget deficits and debt problems. For insight, Knowledge@Wharton talks to Wharton professors Jeremy Siegel, Franklin Allen and Susan Wachter.Author(s):
TALAT Lecture 4601: Introduction to Brazing of Aluminium Alloys
This lecture describes the characteristics of brazing aluminium and the process involved; it helps to understand the use potential and the limitations of brazing aluminium. Basic knowledge of aluminium alloys designation system, surface treatment and corrosion behaviour is assumed.
Valerius Catullus - Carmina LXXXV
Dependence Daze was a collaborative research project between CSM and the Maryland Institute Collage of Art, Baltimore, USA. The project was funded by CSM research office and explored the ongoing 'special relationship' between the UK and USA in contemporary cultural terms. Students from both colleges created visual responses to set criteria, which were then exhibited in Baltimore and London, and on the dedicated website.
Teaching and Professional Fellowship Report 2004/5 : An Investigation into the feasibility of develo
The aim of my fellowship was to put the idea of developing a Virtual Newsroom – an online means of teaching journalism -- to the test. I began work on this idea some six years ago after many years of using computers in the teaching of journalism. At that time, I developed, together with the IT Research and Development Unit (ITRDU), at the London Institute (now University of the Arts London), an e-learning prototype based on the ‘breaking story’ exercise – a fundamental exercise for
Sweatshops in focus : if you don't come in on sunday, don't come in on monday: is contemporary cloth
This event featured two documentaries and an artist video revisiting the highly troublesome subject of clothing sweatshops. In the beginning of the twentieth century, signs on the New York City sweatshop doors infamously announced:If you don't come in on Sunday, don't come in on Monday.Since then, issues of exploitation in the garment industry have been subject to much criticism, debate and action, culminating in the 1990s labour legislation changes and formation of organisations such as the Fai
1987 Glomerata, vol. 90
Description not set
1995 Glomerata, vol. 98
Description not set
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Tan Table
Calculate the height of a building, Tan Table
Guide to the Papers of K. Leroy Irvis, 1946-1995
The Papers of K. Leroy Irvis document the life of one of Pennsylvania's prominent politicians. Among his achievements, Irvis was elected Speaker of the House in 1977, the only African-American to hold the position in the United States at that time. The collection contains a wide variety of material, including correspondence, legislative material, interviews, photographs, publications, and campaign literature.
Punctuated by random lines supplied by the audience.
"The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday: Unexpected Encounters in t
A talk by New York Times journalist Neil MacFarquhar. His book, "The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday" reveals a cross-section of unsung, dynamic men and women pioneering political and social change. There is the Kuwaiti sex therapist in a leather suit with matching red headscarf, and the Syrian engineer advocatin
2007.12.19 - Web Scheduling System (Video)
The Marriott Library Multimedia Center uses a web-based scheduling system that used open source phpScheduleIt that uses campus uNID for authentication to schedule a resource like rooms and equipment for the Marriott Library. The scheduling system could
ANSO 103-02, Introductory Anthropology, Spring 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This class will consider human culture, its development and variations through diachronic and comparative perspectives of certain aspects of cultural systems. Anthropology is not about documenting bizarre human customs; anthropology is about exploring the range of normal behavior. This course is about exploring the range of human behaviors and fostering an appreciation of the diversity of human