Kristen Hileman and Blake Gopnik: Art in the Present
Kristen Hileman, Hirshhorn associate curator of contemporary art, and Blake Gopnik, chief art critic at The Washington Post discuss this year's Venice Biennale. We'll discover what captured their imaginations; the difference between a curator's and a critic's way of looking at art and more. Founded in 1893, the Biennale celebrates cutting-edge trends and art movements in an international context.
Lecture: Donald Kuspit on Louise Bourgeois
Donald Kuspit, professor of art history and philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and contributing editor at Art Forum, discusses the tensions between the phallic and the womanly in Bourgeois's work and interprets the artist's understanding of the nature of the female body and the character of female selfhood.
Strange Bodies preview
Interview with Associate Curator of Contemporary Art Kristen Hileman. She discusses the "Strange Bodies" exhibition and shows some highlights. Video courtesy of Home Front TV.
A Conversation with Dr. Giuseppe Panza
Associate Curator Evelyn Hankins talks with Dr. Giuseppe Panza on his collecting practices and the Hirshhorn's acquisition of 39 works from his vast contemporary art collection.
Friday Gallery Talks: Jeffrey Grove on "Morris Louis"
High Museum curator of modern and contemporary art, Jeffrey Grove, leads a gallery talk on "Morris Louis Now: An American Master Revisited".
In Conversation: The Current State of Sculpture
Join us for an extended conversation with four of the artists from The Uncertainty of Objects and Ideas: Mark Handforth, Rachel Harrison, Charles Long, and Franz West. Moderated by exhibition curator Anne Ellegood and art historian and catalogue contributor Johanna Burton, the discussion offers an opportunity to hear from artists about how both the history of the medium and the nature of contemporary life impact their approach to making objects.
TAO/TRITON Data Display: Real-Time Data from Moored Ocean Buoys
The Tropical Atmosphere Ocean project (TAO) website displays real-time data from moored ocean buoys. Information collected includes subsurface, sea surface and air temperature, ocean salinity, wind speed and direction, and short and long wavelength solar radiation data. Such data aid in understanding ...
Historical Geology: Georgia Perimeter College
This introductory online historical geology class teaches basic scientific principles like evolution and plate tectonics and reviews Earth history from the Precambrian to the present day. The course readings are online, as well as writable worksheets. The course also asks students to present their research findings as web pages. The course stresses the methods scientists use to determine the information and a good understanding of historical geology.
Artificial Intelligence: Natural Language Processing
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and ideas in natural language processing (NLP), and to get them up to speed with current research in the area. It develops an in-depth understanding of both the algorithms available for the processing of linguistic information and the underlying computational properties of natural languages. Wordlevel, syntactic, and semantic processing from both a linguistic and an algorithmic perspective are considered. The focus is on m
Music to Our Ears
This lesson allows students to visualize early musical influences of African-Americans in jazz and understand the impact of this music/dance. This lesson is based on the understanding that students have already been exposed to news reel as primary source documents in the Social Studies classroom (this can be done in succession with Lesson #1 and#2 or as a stand alone lesson during African-American History Month or during another teacher-chosen unit).
30. When The Phone Rings, Be Ready! (5 Min. A Day)
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Lesson 181: Brazil on the news – Michael Jackson
In this lesson you will practice understanding news from a newspaper and important vocabulary about Michael Jackson’s funeral.
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"From Molecules to Behavior: Synaptic Neurophysiology, Spring 2010"
"Like transistors in a computer, synapses perform complex computations and connect the brain's non-linear processing elements (neurons) into a functional circuit. Understanding the role of synapses in neuronal computation is essential to understanding how the brain works. In this course students will be introduced to cutting-edge research in the field of synaptic neurophysiology. The course will cover such topics as synapse formation, synaptic function, synaptic plasticity, the roles of synapses
"Angles, Spring 2010"
" Angles is an annual online magazine of exemplary writing by students in four foundational writing courses at MIT: 21W.730: Writing on Contemporary Issues; 21W.731: Writing and Experience; 21W.732: Science Writing and New Media; and 21W.734J: Writing About Literature. In these classes, students learn to read more critically, to address specific audiences for particular purposes, to construct effective arguments and narratives, and to use and cite source material properly. Students in these cour
"Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Spring 2009"
"This course is designed as an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women's and Gender Studies, an academic area of study focused on the ways that sex and gender manifest themselves in social, cultural, and political contexts. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues, questions and debates in Women's Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. This semester you will become acquainted with many of the critical questions and concepts feminist
"Gender and Media Studies: Women and the Media, Fall 2008"
" This course examines representations of race, class, gender, and sexual identity in the media. We will be considering issues of authorship, spectatorship, (audience) and the ways in which various media content (film, television, print journalism, advertising) enables, facilitates, and challenges these social constructions in society. In addition, we will examine how gender and race affects the production of media, and discuss the impact of new media and digital media and how it has transformed
Lesson 11 – Coffee Break Spanish
Lesson 11 concentrates on dealing with problems associated with languages. You’ll learn how to say which languages you speak and ask for help understanding what is being said to you in Spanish. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS
The Life of Henri Matisse
In this clip learn about Henri Matisse who was a French painter in the 20th century. He was famous for beginning the fauvist movement. This clip explores the life of this contemporary of Picasso with tips from a successful artist and history teacher. (2:16)
The Impact of mobile learning
Phase one of MoLeNET (2007/08) involved 75 colleges and 18 schools, approximately 10,000 learners and 2,000 staff, in 32mobile learning projects. The Learning and Skills Council provided funding for h...
Place Values up to Millions This video offers great help to understand how to read and write place values up to millions. Place value, through million, is put on the screen. Then place value is defined, standard form is shown and discussed, expanded form is shown and discussed, and word form is shown and discussed. After looking at the different forms of a number, some examples are done using the pla
This video offers great help to understand how to read and write place values up to millions. Place value, through million, is put on the screen. Then place value is defined, standard form is shown and discussed, expanded form is shown and discussed, and word form is shown and discussed. After looking at the different forms of a number, some examples are done using the pla