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Perspectives on Ocean Science: California in 10 Million Years: Beachfront Property in the High Sierras?
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Join Graham Kent, director of Scripps Instiotution of OceanographyŐs Visualization Center, for ...

Join Graham Kent, director of Scripps Instiotution of OceanographyŐs Visualization Center, for a cutting-edge presentation providing a futuristic tour of plate boundary Evolution along the western United States. (57 minutes)

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Oceanography
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U.C. San Diego
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Perspectives on Ocean Science: Scripps Before the War: The Men, the Science, and the Instruments that Went to Sea before 1940
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Join Scripps archivist Deborah Day as she takes us back to the ...

Join Scripps archivist Deborah Day as she takes us back to the great days of seagoing oceanography before World War II. Through an exceptional collection of photos, letters and logbook entries, Ms. Day will recount the early struggles of Scripps Institution, the technology and culture of ocean science a century ago, and the traditions engendered by that culture that endure at Scripps today. (44 minutes)

Subject:
World Cultures
Oceanography
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Lecture
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U.C. San Diego
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Conversations with History: Israel and the 1967 War with Tom Segev
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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Israeli journalist Tom Segev for a discussion ...

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Israeli journalist Tom Segev for a discussion of his new book, 1967: Israel, the War and the Year that Transformed the Middle East. Topics included in the discussion are changes in Israeli society before the 1967 war, the events leading to war, Israeli decision making during and after the war, the interplay between personality and politics, the consequences of the war for Israel and the role of U.S. foreign policy during the crisis. (59 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
Political Science
Material Type:
Lecture
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U.C. Berkeley
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Lunch Poems: Kick Off 2003
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A stellar range of campus figures read and discuss their favorite Poems. ...

A stellar range of campus figures read and discuss their favorite Poems. This year's line-up: Nezar Alsayyad (Architecture, Middle Eastern Studies), John Berry (Native American Studies), Frederick Dolan (Rhetoric), Elizabeth Dupuis (Doe Library), Jocelyne Guilbault (Music), Ray Lifchez (Architecture), Martha Olney (Economics), Christos Papadimitriou (Computer Science), Pablo Spiller (Haas School of Business), Steve Tollefson (College Writing). (58 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
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U.C. Berkeley
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Lunch Poems: Kick Off 2004
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A range of Berkeley luminaries read and discuss their favorite Poems. This ...

A range of Berkeley luminaries read and discuss their favorite Poems. This year's line-up: Barbara Ertter (Jepson Herbarium), H. Mack Horton (East Asian Languages), Amy Kautzman (Doe Library), Elaine Kim (Ethnic Studies), Ray Lifchez (Architecture), Cam Nguyet Nguyen (Southeast Asian Studies), Bob Osserman (Mathematical Science Research Center), Laura Perez (Chicano Studies), John Prausnitz (Chemical Engineering), and Frank Worrell (Education). (59 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
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U.C. Berkeley
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Conversations with History: The Israeli Peace Movement and the 2006 Lebanon War, with Galia Golan
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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Israeli political scientist and peace activist Galia ...

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Israeli political scientist and peace activist Galia Golan for a discussion of the peace movement in Israel. She reflects on the Israeli domestic situation, compares Israeli occupation policies to South Africa's apartheid, and analyzes Israel"s geopolitical constraints. She also compares the stability of superpower conflict in the Middle East during the Cold War with today's regional geopolitical situation, especially Israel's conflict with Iran. (58 min)

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Arts and Humanities
Political Science
Material Type:
Lecture
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U.C. Berkeley
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Story Hour in the Library: Student Reading 2011
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Story Hour in the Library celebrates the writers in the Berkeley campus ...

Story Hour in the Library celebrates the writers in the Berkeley campus community with an annual student reading featuring short excerpts of work by winners of the year's biggest prose prizes, Story Hour in the Library interns, and faculty nominees. (45 minutes)

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Lecture
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U.C. Berkeley
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Lunch Poems: 2011 Kick Off
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Hosted by Robert Hass and University Librarian Thomas C. Leonard, distinguished faculty ...

Hosted by Robert Hass and University Librarian Thomas C. Leonard, distinguished faculty and staff from a wide range of disciplines introduce and read a favorite Poems. This yearŐs participants: Ronelle Alexander (Slavic Languages and Literatures), Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer, Myrtis Cochran (Reference Services), George Jaqua (Physical Plant), Trinh T. Minh-ha (Rhetoric and Gender & WomenŐs Studies), Michael L. Palmer (Summer Sessions), Kent Puckett (English), Samuel J. Redman (Regional Oral History). (47 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
Literature
Composition and Rhetoric
U.S. History
Women's Studies
Material Type:
Lecture
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U.C. Berkeley
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Perspectives on Ocean Science: Ocean Observing - Oceanography in the 21st Century
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Recent technological advances have brought us to a new era in ocean ...

Recent technological advances have brought us to a new era in ocean research Đ one in which an integrated network of ocean observing systems provides researchers with a continuous scientific presence in the ocean. Join John Orcutt as he describes how these observatories will allow researchers, students, politicians, and the public to access near-real-time data, control sensors and autonomous underwater vehicles remotely, view live video and images from the seafloor, and collaborate in thousands of virtual laboratories. (58 minutes)

Subject:
Biology
Oceanography
Material Type:
Lecture
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U.C. San Diego
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Conversations with History: Leading MIT into the 21st Century, with Charles M. Vest
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Host Harry Kreisler welcomes former MIT President Charles M. Vest for a ...

Host Harry Kreisler welcomes former MIT President Charles M. Vest for a discussion of the challenges confronting research universities as in the information age and in the wake of the 9/11 attack. (57 min)

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Higher Education
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. Berkeley
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Perspectives on Ocean Science: The Oceans and Global Warming - 50 Years of Climate Change Research at SIO
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Carbon dioxide has been steadily increasing in the Earth's atmosphere since the ...

Carbon dioxide has been steadily increasing in the Earth's atmosphere since the industrial rEvolution. Join Dr. Tim Lueker as he describes the history of atmospheric carbon dioxide research and the role the ocean plays in global warming. Learn how Dr. Lueker and others gather data that allow them to assess these important changes in the state of our atmosphere and ocean. (54 minutes)

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. San Diego
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Conversations with History: Balancing American Power in the Post 9/11 World, with Stephen M. Walt
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Host Harry Kreisler welcomes Harvard political scientist Stephen M. Walt for a ...

Host Harry Kreisler welcomes Harvard political scientist Stephen M. Walt for a discussion of how to think about balancing power in international politics. They also consider the role theory might play in formulating foreign policy and consider the way the world is responding to the U.S. hegemony in the aftermath of 911 and the Iraq War. (58 min)

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Political Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. Berkeley
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Conversations with History: U.S. Foreign Policy, Continuity and Change after 9/11, with Elizabeth Jones
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On this episode of Conversations with History, UC Berkeley's Harry Kreisler talks ...

On this episode of Conversations with History, UC Berkeley's Harry Kreisler talks with Elizabeth Jones, Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia, about U.S. foreign policy and the change after 9/11. (53 min)

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Political Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. Berkeley
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Conversations with History: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, with Lawrence Wright
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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes New Yorker staff writer Lawrence Wright for ...

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes New Yorker staff writer Lawrence Wright for a discussion of his new book, The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. Included in the conversation are profiles of Mohammed Qutb, Osama Bin Laden, and Dr. Ayman al-Zawarhiri. key figures in the radical jihadist movement that became Al Qaeda. Wright also reflects on the career of FBI agent John O’Neill who lead the FBI search for terrorists within the United States and was killed` in the destruction of the Twin Towers. (57 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. Berkeley
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Conversations with History: The Military in the Post 911 World
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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes General John Abizaid for a discussion of ...

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes General John Abizaid for a discussion of the role of the military in the 21st century. Drawing on his experience as commander of the U.S. Central Command, he discusses the problems confronting the next President in the Middle East. He analyzes the lessons of the Iraq War and reflects on issues such as intelligence, the Geneva Conventions, and the role of military contractors. (53 minutes)

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Political Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. Berkeley
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Conversations with History: U.S. Economic Policy After 9/11, with Earl Anthony Wayne
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Conversations with History host Harry Kreisler welcomes Earl Anthony Wayne, Assistant Secretary ...

Conversations with History host Harry Kreisler welcomes Earl Anthony Wayne, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs. They discuss changes in U.S. economic policy under President George W. Bush. (53 min)

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. Berkeley
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