Inner Space Center
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National Security, Regional Stability: Prospects for Arab-Iranian Conflict and Cooperation [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Gary Sick | Keynote speech by Gary Sick, the final session from the Arab-Iranian Relations: Discourses of Conflict and Cooperation Conference, organised the LSE Middle East Centre.
Ultimate Success Vocabulary: Lesson 8
Increase and improve vocabulary with this clip. Vocabulary words are defined. Each slide shows the word, definition and and an example of the word used in a sentence. A narrator reads the word, definition, and sentence. More vocabulary words at http://www.ultimatevocabulary.com (5:21)
Great Zoom Mosaic - Zoom In
This is a mosaic of zooms into 20 different locations prepared to support a paper given at IEEE Visualization 2002. The locations are: Long Beach, CA; New York City, NY; San Fransisco, CA; NASA-Goddard, Boston, MA; New Orleans, LA, Salt Lake City, UT; Sabie River, Africa; Park City, UT, Chicago, IL; Mongu, Africa; Salt Lake City, UT; Amazon, Brazil; Los Angeles, CA; Baltimore, MD; Snow Basin, UT; Atlanta, GA; Washington, DC; Orlando, FL; and Seattle, WA. Using data from different spacecraft and
Why Study...Hermeneutics with Prof Anthony C Thiselton
Hermeneutics is the study of how to interpret texts that come from a different culture, time, language and world view. So it is a skill that is valuable in many aspects of study, but especially when reading ancient religious texts such as the Bible. Prof. Anthony Thiselton tries to capture the key insights of a life devoted to the study of hermeneutics.
Grad School 101: Welcome from the Graduate Student Council
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Survival Phrases #32 - Asking for Permission in Spain
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your trip, travels, or vacation to a Spanish-speaking country. When traveling [...]
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Merkel "sold" on ecocars, at auto show.
Sept. 15 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel officially opens the 64th International Motor Show in Frankfurt, saying the car industry is a "central pillar of our economy". Nick Rowlands reports.
Dreaming in Different Tongues: Languages and the Way We Think
On the Same Page: Voices of Berkeley keynote event Moderated by Geoff Nunberg Panelists: Scholars Lera Boroditsky and Lily Wong Fillmore; author and Cal alumna Maxine Hong Kingston; actor and Cal alumnus John Cho. http://onthesamepage.berkeley.edu
Sharing a passion for literature
Johns Hopkins alumna Elissa Brent Weissman is a published children's author that takes her books and her love of literature into Baltimore City elementary schools to inspire kids to be life-long readers and writers
Simile or Metaphor?
What is the difference between a simile and metaphor? Answering that question is the goal of this student-created video. Metaphors are direct comparisons; similes use like or as to make the comparison. Shakespeare's famous metaphor," All the world is a stage," is used as an example. ( 1:24)
War of 1812 from the Canadian Viewpoint
This is an eight-minute student-created video that explains the importance of the War of 1812 using a Canadian aspect, quotes, and images from that time. Good content, but could use better maps so that the students could understand the vast number of battles in different locations.
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War on climate change
In this podcast - Going to war for the environment? Dr Matthew Humphrey, Reader in Political Philosophy assesses a controversial theory by Australian academic Professor Robyn Eckersley. Professor Eckersley is among a group of experts who believe that military intervention may be reasonably used to protect natural resources.
Thinking about dyslexia
These documents are part of the Thinking about Dyslexia website which was produced by Academic Support. The website is intended to support our staff by providing a resource about dyslexia and by highlighting the good practice amongst teaching staff which our students have found helpful. One of our aims is to demonstrate that some elements of what is good practice for all work extremely well for dyslexic students and therefore st
Depiction of terrorism in film and television
In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events. Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audiences with such television series’ as ‘24’ and ‘Battlestar Galactica’ and how these common cultural experiences should not be underes
De Gaulle's Republic 1958 - 1969
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010, This module examines the founding first decade of the Fifth Republic by focusing principally, though not exclusively, on the personality and political ideas of Charles de Gaulle. It begins by examining his emergence as the providential leader of the Resistance, to the frustrations of the Liberation and his thwarted plans for the constitutional renaissance of France, through the
Art and war
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. This module will focus on the treatment of war or the representation of war in art broadly conceived: war stories, war photography, war paintings, war films, war music, even war architecture - war memorials and war museums. It will seek to ask in what ways such works contribute to our understanding of war, and by extension our understanding of international relations. How effective