Videos

Tony Collings, "Capturing the News"

Date: 
November 11, 2010
Running Time: 
86:21

Media bias, excessive use of commentary, conflicts of interest -- Tony Collings talks about things that get in the way of journalists gathering and reporting the truth.

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John Hammock, "Practical Idealists"

Date: 
November 9, 2010
Running Time: 
55:22

John Hammock, co-author of Practical Idealists: Changing the World and Getting Paid, is the Managing Director of the Global Equity Initiative at Harvard and Associate Professor of Public Policy at Tufts. He was President of Oxfam America for eleven years.

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John A. Marino, "Mediterranean Studies and the Remaking of Premodern Europe"

Date: 
October 25, 2010
Running Time: 
73:18

John Marino is a professor and the History Department Chair at the University of California, San Diego. He specializes in Early Modern European History, Renaissance and Reformation Europe, the early modern Mediterranean world, Spanish Italy, the city and kingdom of Naples, and the Italian South.

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Dan Cohen, "Open Access and Scholarly Values"

Date: 
October 21, 2010
Running Time: 
110:14

Dan Cohen explores the ways in which open access, although associated with new media, actually aligns well with traditional scholarly values. Cohen looks at a number of these values, such as impartiality and the advancement of knowledge, as well as the more self-centered values, such as reputation.

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Peace Corps Authors

Date: 
October 15, 2010
Running Time: 
86:18

U-M alumni authors of books and/or poetry will discuss the impact of the Peace Corps on their writing. Presenters include: Terry Sack, Jan Worth-Nelson, and John Flynn.

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History of the Peace Corps: From the Michigan Union Steps to the Present

Date: 
October 15, 2010
Running Time: 
79:51

Hear an eyewitness account of JFK’s speech on the Michigan Union steps leading to the formation of the Peace Corps. In addition, learn about the growth and development of the Peace Corps over the past fifty years. Presenters: Alan Guskin (U-M alumnus and former Peace Corps volunteer), Jody K.

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Cruel Nirvanas: Outsiders and Ethnopoetics

Running Time: 
65:22

 

Jerome Rothenberg reads from A Cruel Nirvana, which is a collection of his previously published poetry. 
 
Rothenberg is a poet, translator, and anthologist. The influence of his work in these areas is impossible to quantify, but it has been enormous, and he has helped shape the way poets have thought about culture, myth, identity, and performance for the last 50+ years (since his first anthology New Young German Poets in 1959, which included the first English translations of Paul Celan).
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