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George Baranyi: The Breakdown of the Old Order (Reel 1 / Side 1)

This reel contains George Baranyi speaking at the University of Denver on January 18 1965 as part of the English Department Lecture Series. The primary topic of his lecture is the breakdown of the…

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Erica Chenoweth Highlight

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Erica Chenoweth DUing Research Highlight - Non Violent Political Resistance

Erica Chenoweth, Ph.D. is Associate Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and an Associate Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute of…

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Bridges to the Future - China Rising

Professor Wang Gungwu is a scholar of Chinese history and culture. Gungwu explains that understanding culture in modern society is difficulty, however in China, "culture" is holistic. His…

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Bridges to the Future - A Nation Still at Risk: The Future of Education

Steven Berlin Johnson, popular science author and contributing editor to Wired magazine, discusses why every type of media is valuable to learning. Johnson contends for the notion that culture has…

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Marc Gopin: Author of Holy War Holy Peace

Citizens of every culture and religion must act locally to support the paradigm shift necessary to mitigate global conflict, according to Marc Gopin, author of "Holy War, Holy Peace." Read…

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Bridges to the Future: Wang Gungwu

Wang Gungwu, CBE (Chinese: 王赓武; pinyin: Wáng Gēngwǔ; born 9 October 1930) is a prominent Australian historian of Asia.[2] He has studied and written about the Chinese diaspora, although he has…

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Henry Bamford Parkes: Freedom and Order in Western Literature (Reel 1 / Side 1)

This reel contains Henry Bamford Parkes speaking at the University of Denver on May 21 1969. His lecture focuses on the notion of freedom and order in general as well as in literature. Parkes posits…

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Stuart James: The Politics of Personal Salvation - The American Literary Record (Reel 1 / Side 1)

This reel contains University of Denver professor Stuart James giving a lecture titled "The Politics of Personal Salvation - The American Literary Record". This talk was given on May 14…

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Brief report. What is a wall?, 1961

Congressman Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) delivers his radio address, a Brief report, in 1961. Rep. Dominick speaks in opposition to the construction of the Berlin Wall, and gives some examples of the…

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