Islamic Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Religion, History, and Culture
This course offers a panoramic survey of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and North Africa from their origins to the present day. It will deal with the history and expansion of Islam, both as a world religion and civilization, from its birth in the Arabian peninsula in the seventh century to its subsequent spread to other parts of western Asia and North Africa. Issues of religious practices, political governance and movements, gender, social relations and cultural norms will be explor
Spirit country - Roger Vlitos
Professional photographer Roger Vlitos talks about nature writer Richard Jefferies, who coined the phrase Spirit Country for the west of England countryside that inspired him and many other followers.
Creativity in the face of crisis - How great entrepreneurs rise from recessions - David Rogers
David Rogers talks about how entrepreneurs use innovation and creativity to survive and thrive in hard times.
Bio-technology in Africa - Florence Wambugu
Florence Muringi Wambugu talks about the contribution of bio-technology, including GM crops, for improving the sustainable livelihoods of resource poor families in Africa.
How to amaze your friends - Chris Budd
Professor Chris Budd from the University of Bath takes mathematics into the dark territory of murder, suicide, love, sex and conquest.
The Science of Drug Politics - David Nutt
Prof David Nutt talks about the regulation of drugs including alcohol and tobacco.
Landscape painter Alan Cotton talks at Bath - Alan Cotton
Alan Cotton, Honorary Professor of Art at the University of Bath, gives his inaugural lecture where he presents stories about people and places from his travels.
Journeys in Indigo - Jenny Balfour-Paul
Dr Jenny Balfour-Paul, honorary research fellow at the University of Exeter and fellow at the Royal Geographical Society and the Explorers Club, tells a compelling story of indigo, the world's oldest, most magical and best-loved dye.
6th Hundred Fry Phrases
Ben Brady Lydia Holly
Marquette's President Reads a Poem for National Poetry Month
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Marquette University's Raynor Memorial Libraries and the Department of English held a reading by five faculty poets, who read their own poetry and other favorites. President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., introduced the event, as well as read a favorite poem, "The Metaphysicians of South Jersey," by Stephen Dunn.
U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine reads at Plutzik Centennial Celebration
U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine gives a reading as part of the centennial celebration of University of Rochester poet Hyam Plutzik, and the reading series established in his name. Established in 1962, the Plutzik Reading Series is the longest and one of the most prestigious collegiate poetry reading series in the United States.
The Earth's Seasons (in Arabic)
An arabic educational 3d cartoon animation about the Earth's seasons, day and night, and phases of the moon. (2:00)
Calculus Study Guide 6.1-6.3
Project Citizen Queens News Story
Car on Eggs
How's the Weather? (Easy Song)
Learn English weather Song - How's the weather? Oxford weather song in 3D Animation. For children, kids, kindergarten, and toddlers. (01:41)
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Nanotechnology - Grey goo or Great God? Discussion
Prof. Andrew Briggs : Discussion
Human Prehistory 101: Epilogue
Final video in a series that introduces human prehistory, this video describes how when people started crossing oceans, genetic and cultural differences between people from different continents began fading. (02:46)