Matisse, Luxe, Calme et Volupté, 1904 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Female Nudity. Henri Matisse, Luxe, calme et volupté, 1904, oil on canvas, 37 x 46 inches (Museé d'Orsay, Paris) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. (03:26)
Painted while the artist stayed with the pointillist painter, Signac, at his home in Saint-Tropez on the Côte d'Azur. Matisse's title comes from Charles Baudelaire's poem, L'invitation au voyage (Invitation To A Voyage) from his collection, The Flowers of Evil. Luxe, calme e
El Greco - El expolio de Cristo
Para la catedral de Toledo, El Greco realizó entre 1577 y 1579 una de
sus obras más famosas: El expolio de Cristo. El lienzo estaba destinado al vestuario de la sacristía catedralicia, donde el despojo de las vestiduras de Jesús obtenía un gran valor simbólico. (2:04)
The Plymouth Colony
The Anglican Church became England’s official church during Queen Elizabeth’s reign from 1558 to 1603. At this time there was growing tension between Catholics and Protestants dating back to when Queen Elizabeth’s father, King Henry VII, broke from the Catholic Church in the 1530s. English Catholics wanted the Church of England to stress traditional Catholic practices while English Protestants following Calvinist ideals wanted to return to the “pure” Christianity of the New Testament a
Science Bulletins: African Parks Are Losing Vultures
Some species of vultures have become increasingly threatened in recent years due to habitat loss and toxicity of the animals they depend upon for food. Scientists recently discovered that vultures in East Africa are no exception. New tallies of the scavengers show that even populations inside protected areas are under intense pressure for survival.
IPL: Professor Andrew Geddis
Professor Andrew Geddis, Faculty of Law, presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic “Of Flags and Protest: Dissent, Offence and the Limits of Free Speech”.13 September 2011.
Challenges for Transitional Justice: The View from the Latin American Experience
Marcie Mersky, Director of Program Office, International Center for Transitional Justice; Chair of Impunity Watch gives a talk as part of the OTJR seminar series and as part of the Oak Series on Amnesty.
Lecture by Farshid Moussavi
This lecture was recorded on February 13, 2012, at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. The event was presented by the Architecture Lecture Series. Farshid Moussavi is an internationally acclaimed architect and professor of architecture at Harvard University. As founder and principal of Farshid Moussavi Architecture (FMA), she works on a wide range of prestigious international projects integrating architecture, urbanism, and landscape design, including the Museum of Cont
Lecture by Scott Summit
Presented by the Design and Craft Lecture Series, this lecture by Scott Summit was recorded on January 25, 2012, at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. Scott Summit, founder and CTO of Bespoke Innovations, explores the complex relationships between people and products in the very intimate realm of the prosthetic limb. He combines new technologies with traditional materials and patterns to create replacement body parts that inspire, enhance, and excite the wearer, turnin
Tower Views - Supply UT
In this edition of Tower Views Larry Burns, Vice President of External Affairs is joined by many of his colleagues (Amelia Acuna, Shanda Gore, and Jen Pastorek) to discus a new event on campus, "Supply UT".
UT Law Professors on WTOL's Leading Edge
UT Professors Rebecca Zietlow and Lee Strang were on Jerry Anderson's The Leading Edge to discuss the recent healthcare ruling by the SCOTUS
Catholic Mass - 7/1/2012 (Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
Duke Catholic Center Fr. Michael Martin, OFM, celebrant http://catholic.duke.edu Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9pm Service begins @ 17:31 Homily begins @ 33:26 Scripture: First Reading: Wisdom of Solomon 1:13-15; 2:23-24 Psalm 30:2,4,5-6,11,12,13 Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 8:7,9,13-15 Gospel: Mark 5:21-43 Hymns (from the the Gather hymnal, ©1994): Processional Hymn: Sing of the Lord's Goodness (547) Offertory Hymn: Be Light for Our Eyes (509) Communion Hymn: O Taste and See (835) M
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A quick animated presentation designed, first, to explain the importance of continuing your education beyond high school. Next, the presentation invites prospective students to explore more about Illinois State University.
Iniciació a les matemàtiques per a l'enginyeria
Dominar la matemàtica és imprescindible, tant en els seus continguts com en la seva metodologia, per a cursar qualsevol grau de caràcter científic. Per això, és necessari comprendre algunes de les seves tècniques i conceptes bàsics (moltes vegades, ja tractats a secundària i batxillerat) abans d'afrontar una assignatura matemàtica dintre dels estudis corresponents. En aquest curs, doncs, es proporcionaran tècniques i conceptes bàsics de l'àlgebra lineal i el càlcul, amb la finalita
A Gathering To Honor And Celebrate The Life Of Charles M. Vest
On Thursday March 6, MIT hosted a gathering to to celebrate the life of Charles M. Vest, MIT’s 15th President, and to express to his family how much Chuck meant to MIT — as a leader, a colleague, and a friend. The event included two gatherings: A Memorial Service in Kresge Auditorium and A Community Reception and Portrait Unveiling in the Stata Center along the now named, “Charles M. Vest Student Street”.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 2D shapes
Images of 2D shapes with formula for calculating area square, rectangle, triangle, trapezoid, parallelogram, pythagorean theorem, circle, circular sector, circular ring
Chem 203: Organic Spectroscopy
Graduate course in organic spectroscopy. Modern methods used in structure determination of organic molecules. Topics include mass spectrometry; ultraviolet, chiroptical, infrared, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings Discusses How Education Affects the Dallas Economy Urban heat, ancient cave art, bold birds 01 MITEC Welcome Roundtable Perspectives 07 MITEC Electric Grid-Scale Energy
From your Block to the Boardroom: Why High-Quality Education is Our Ethical Responsibility. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and community leaders discuss the community's ethical role in supporting public education. Mike Rawlings discusses the need for high-quality education in relation to job creation. For more information and to view related content, visit http://www.smu.edu/Provost/Ethics/Events/PastEvents/Block2Boardroom
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: a look at how urban heat islands will alter under climate change, and how these changes might affect your health, as well as our railways, roads and energy supplies. Also: why Europe's oldest cave art might not have been painted by humans at all.
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Graduate course in organic spectroscopy. Modern methods used in structure determination of organic molecules. Topics include mass spectrometry; ultraviolet, chiroptical, infrared, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings Discusses How Education Affects the Dallas Economy
Urban heat, ancient cave art, bold birds
01 MITEC Welcome Roundtable Perspectives
07 MITEC Electric Grid-Scale Energy