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Gowan Pamphlet, slave preacher, cont.
Hear James Ingram, Colonial Williamsburg's Gowan Pamplet, tell how an enslaved man became the leader of Virginia's largest Baptist church.
OSU Science Pub: The Science and Politics of Being Born
As modern health care continues to evolve, so does the ongoing debate regarding giving birth at home or in a hospital. And no one knows that better than Melissa Cheyney, Ph.D., who holds the distinction of not only being a medical anthropologist but a licensed midwife, research director of the Midwives Alliance of North America and a mother. Cheyney for years has studied and written about the mechanisms that perpetuate the "home.../hospital divide." Her work has led her to support an "integrated
Lunch and Keynote Address: The Future of Finance
Robert C. Merton PhD ’70
School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management
African American Folk Art
Folk Art from the African American tradition holds a wealth of cultural memory. Trish Balderson describes selected pieces chosen for the African American Folk Art Tour.Author(s):
Free Keyboard Shortcut Posters for your Classroom or Lab I often get students who take a long time to do simple functions on a computer or get confused as to what keys do what in certain applications. So I have put together this free printable collection of PDF's for you to download and stick in your
I often get students who take a long time to do simple functions on a computer or get confused as to what keys do what in certain applications. So I have put together this free printable collection of PDF's for you to download and stick in your
The Frenchman's Map
New questions are raised as old ones are answered in the study of the Frenchman's Map. Architectural researcher Ed Chappell talks about the document.
In Other Words
The cost of modern speech is paid in verbs as America trades eloquence for speed. Historian Cathy Hellier explains the change.Author(s):
The Jefferson Blog
A new blog subjects Thomas Jefferson's ideals to modern scrutiny. Add your two cents beginning this July.Author(s):
The Carolina Room
Modern-day curators focus on reversible restoration techniques. Conservator Shelley Svoboda describes the renewal of the Carolina Room.
Purpose-Built: Backyard Architecture
Backyard structures bespeak a separate history. Author Mike Olmert shares his study of outbuildings.Author(s):
Bruton Parish Churchyard
Individuals of all classes rest in the peace of the Bruton Parish graveyard. Church guide Anne Conkling describes one of America's oldest cemeteries.
The Cherokee Nation
The modern Cherokee Nation is enjoying a renaissance in language and culture. Living History Demonstrator Paula Nelson shares the resurgence.
Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.
The Great Dust Storms
The Holloway Series in Poetry: Fanny Howe
Fanny Howe with graduate poet Yosefa Raz Introduced by UC Berkeley English PhD Candidate, Natalia Cecire One of the most widely read experimental poets today and the author of over twenty books of poetry, fiction, and essays, Fanny Howe hardly requires introduction to the Bay Area poetry community. Howe's wiry lyrics construct spaces of unsparing sincerity in which to examine and interrogate the embodied qualities of moral abstractions like mercy, guilt, and awe. Scouting through the complex te
The Deepest Living Fish
Humans have been fascinated by unexplored frontiers, such as the deep sea, for centuries. Meet an unusual creature, snail fish, discovered in the deep. Then join us as Wonderopolis takes a journey into the depths of the Mariana Trench to explore the deepest place on Earth. (1:07)
Science Outdoors - Linking Trees with Energy
This educational activity aims at helping students understand topics on biofuels, by calculating the volume of timber in real trees and calculating how much energy they could produce.
Winter Field Lab: Snow Hydrology
This field activity may be implemented during late winter or early spring when things have not quite thawed. Students collect their own data from a snowpack, including measuring water equivalent, identifying types of snow metamorphism, finding evidence of precipitation patterns, and judging possible snowpack hazards. Back in the lab, students evaluate their data, draw conclusions, and make a report. This activity is designed for upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level geohydrology courses.