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"The Rise of True Crime" (Trailer)
Based on her Edgar Award-nominated book The Rise of True Crime: 20th Century Murder and American Popular Culture, Dr. Jean Murley examines the true crime genre within popular culture. The lectu ... (more)
4/1/2009
02m:11s
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"Liberty and the News" (Trailer)
What is the relationship between media and democracy? What is the role of media, not only in safeguarding rights and informing citizens, but also in transmitting values and stimulating debate, discour ... (more)
10/15/2008
02m:21s
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Bearing Witness: Where the “Lost Generation” Might Have Gotten Lost (Trailer)
Dr. Humphries is the author of Different Dispatches: Journalism in American Modernist Prose (Routledge, 2006), a book which examines how developments in journalism influenced American literary moderni ... (more)
4/2/2008
02m:10s
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Citizenship and Higher Education: How 20th Century Egyptian and American Societies Empower or Enfeeble Its Citizens (Trailer)
Dr. Botman uses the insights she has gained from her research into Egyptian 20th-century history and its evolving notions of citizenship to set her discussion of 20th-century America's conception of c ... (more)
11/29/2007
01m:24s
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Sala's Gift: My Mother's Holocaust Story (Trailer)
Dr. Kirschner’s career has been a rich mix of the academic and business world and of traditional and nontraditional media. She is the University Dean of the Macaulay Honors College of the City Univers ... (more)
12/6/2006
00m:53s
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The Art of Chemistry and the Chemistry of Art (Trailer)
Dr. Karimi earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry at the Graduate Center of The City University of New York, preceded with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry earned from Long Island University. He is a s ... (more)
3/29/2006
00m:51s
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A Campaign for Educational Equity (Trailer)
Dr. Arthur Levine President, Teachers College, Columbia University Dr. Levine received his bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and his Ph.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo. ... (more)
12/7/2005
01m:07s
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Globalization, Clash of Civilizations, and the Post 9/11 World (Trailer)
Dr. Caf Dowlah, Assistant Professor Social Sciences Department, QCC Dr. Dowlah, who recently joined Queensborough’s Social Sciences faculty, brings to his post an impressive, multicultural bac ... (more)
3/23/2005
00m:59s
900 Views
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Leaves of Grass, Still Growing After 150 Years (Trailer)
Billy Collins is the author of five books of poetry. His poetry has appeared in anthologies, textbooks, and a variety of periodicals including Poetry, The American Poetry Review, The American Scholar, ... (more)
11/3/2004
00m:49s
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From Regis Philbin to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Problem of Meaning in Music (Trailer)
Dr. Kutnowski is a contemporary composer with firm roots in the tonal idiom. In his works, references to the musical past are often embedded within folk materials of his native country, Argentina. His ... (more)
3/24/2004
00m:50s
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