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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (81 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Most Native American, white, and bi-racial interpreters on the American frontier lived firmly on one side or the other of the cultural divide. However, Jonathan Pointer (1784 - 1857), an African-American interpreter for the Wyandots at Upper Sandusky, Ohio, lived "between worlds." Although raised by the Wyandots, he lacked a Wyandot spouse, and therefore was never fully integrated into Wyandot...
Topics: Biography, Native Americans, African Americans, History, Wyandot people, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Nov 29, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (82 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Using declassified documents from the National Security Archive, Cuba-expert Peter Kornbluh offers a historical perspective and an insider's view of the last fifty years of American-Latin American relations.
Topics: Cuba, Cuban Revolution, Venezuela, Castro, Fidel, 1926-, Politics, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Nov 26, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (74 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Dimitrov presents research from his upcoming book, The Politics of Piracy in China, on copyright, patent, and trademark piracy in China and Russia.
Topics: Piracy (Copyright), Trademark infringement, Intellectual property, China, Russian Federation,...
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Nov 17, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (60 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Investigates the intersection of history, memory and propaganda in Northeast Asia, where differently recalled episodes from World War II and before continue to influence relations between China, Korea, and Japan.
Topics: Propaganda, Anti-Japanese propaganda, Anti-American propaganda, Anti-Chinese propaganda, Northeast...
Middlebury Special Collections
Nov 14, 2006 Middlebury College
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Research in occult practices actually revived during the Enlightenment. Using a segment of a book he is in the process of writing, Monod explores the reasons for occultism's positive image during this time period. Paul Monod is A. Barton Hepburn Professor of History at Middlebury College. This is his inaugural lecture. Filmed as a video; this is the audio portion only.
Topics: Enlightenment, Occultism, Gnosticism, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Nov 8, 2006 Middlebury College
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Panel discussion; 2 mini-dvs (89 min.) Part of the David K. Smith Lecture series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. The Professor David K. Smith Visiting Economic Lecture Series is held each year in honor of David K. Smith, professor emeritus of Middlebury College and 1942 Middlebury graduate. While teaching at Middlebury, Smith created a course in environmental economics, and was for many years advisor to all environmental studies majors with an economics focus. A resident of the...
Topics: Energy crops, Alcohol fuel industry, Energy development, Environmental ethics, Ethanol, Panel...
Middlebury Special Collections
Nov 6, 2006 Middlebury College
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Dedé Mirabal Reyes and Minou Tavárez Mirabal are descendants of the Mirabal family, activists whose history of resistance to Rafael Trujillo’s dictatorship in the Dominican Republic during the 1960s made them worldwide symbols of political resistance. Their story is told in Julia Alvarez’s novel In the Time of the Butterflies. On November 25, 1960, Trujillo’s operatives killed the sisters, Patria, Minerva and Maria Teresa Mirabal, for their involvement in efforts to overthrow his...
Topics: Women, Violence against women, Dominican Republic, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (55 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Katz discusses the Russian response to modernism embodied by a troika of late nineteenth century engineering: The Crystal Palace (1853), the Brooklyn Bridge (1883), and the Eiffel Tower (1889).
Topics: Modernism, Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.), Crystal Palace (London, England), Tour Eiffel (Paris,...
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Oct 27, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (83 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. In a keynote address celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Middlebury College Mountain Club, McKibben discusses the impact of environmental damage and how it has complicated our appreciation of the natural world.
Topics: Environmental ethics, Climate change, Global warming, Nature, Environmentalism, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Oct 20, 2006 Middlebury College
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1 mini-dv (79 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Spire discusses his doctoral thesis about the relationship between the State and immigration in France from 1945-1975.
Topics: North Africa, Algeria, Colonialism, France, Immigration, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Oct 18, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (65 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Nunley examines the non-clandestine writings of French Surrealist poet Robert Desnos during World War II, and discusses their place in considerations of French Resistance to the German Occupation.
Topics: Desnos, Robert, 1900-1945, French literature, French resistance, World War II, History, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Oct 13, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (67 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. The general public is often portrayed as bitterly divided on social, political and economic issues. In his talk, Professor Fiorina challenges this conventional wisdom by showing that most Americans stand in the middle of the political landscape, preferring centrist candidates and holding moderate positions on charged cultural issues. Fiorina argues that it is the political parties, political activists and the...
Topics: Political science, Political culture, Voting, Class conflict, Politics, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Oct 12, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (88 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. For more information about National Geographic Photographer & Speaker Joel Sartore, visit this site: http://nationalgeographic.com/speakers/profile_sartore.html The oil-versus-wildlife debate is particularly relevant on Alaska's North Slope, a rich swath of tundra that is home to an abundance of wildlife and 48 billion barrels of oil. The North Slope is the largest intact wilderness in the United States,...
Topics: Oil drilling, Environmental ethics, Alaska, Fossil Fuels, Environmentalism, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Oct 11, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (76 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. General Odom publicly warned against invading Iraq before the event, remained silent on the matter until April 2004 when he publicly called for the earliest withdrawal feasible, and in the fall of 2005 declared that it is likely to be "the greatest strategic disaster in American history." Since that time he has called for the United States to "cut and run" from Iraq in order to escape the...
Topics: Iraq War, Foreign relations, Hegemony, United States, Politics, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Oct 10, 2006 Middlebury College
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1 mini-dv (72 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. A lecture on African politics and its link to writing.
Topics: North Africa, Africa, Politics, Authors, Literature, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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1 mini-dv (57 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Selassie presents a model of constitution building which incorporates common values among diverse ethnic groups.
Topics: Africa, Democracy, Constitutional law, Politics, Law, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Oct 5, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (60 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Medieval Muslim legal tradition generally considered the plague to be non-contagious and argued that one should not flee an outbreak of the plague. What was the logic that supported this conclusion, how was it justified, and when and how did it change? By examining plague treatises from the 14th to the 19th centuries, this talk investigates the various factors " intellectual and political " that led...
Topics: Plague, Religion, Islamic law, Europe, Discourse and society, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Sep 30, 2006 Middlebury College
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1 mini-dv (71 min.) Part of the Nicholas R. Clifford symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Hip-hop, Performance, Music, Welfare Poets, Popular music, Concerts
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Sep 30, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (61 min.) Part of the Nicholas R. Clifford symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Gilfoyle discuss Millennium Park, Chicago's award-winning center for art, music, architecture and landscape design. Rising from the ruins of a decrepit old railroad, the park boasts impressive bridges, pavilions and fountains as well as a garden, cafe, ice rink, theater, and cycle center. It is intended not only to epitomize the "new Chicago," transcending...
Topics: Millennium Park (Chicago, Ill.), Urban landscape architecture, City planning, Public spaces,...
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Sep 30, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (79 min.) Part of the Nicholas R. Clifford symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Bakari speaks on hip hop's emergence as a burgeoning political movement, claiming that it is a world view and has become a national, unified, youth culture.
Topics: Hip-hop, Politics, Music, Youth culture, Discourse and society, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Sep 29, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (108 min.) Part of the Nicholas R. Clifford symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Lecture is 66 min., remainder is Q&A. This keynote address for the 2006 Clifford Symposium focuses on New York City since the 1970s, but also touches on urban and cultural developments in cities around the world.
Topics: Urban geography, Economics, New York (N.Y.), Neoliberalism, Globalization, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Sep 15, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (61 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Security contractors constitute the second largest force in Iraq, after the American military. They come from countries all over the world -- the US, South Africa, the UK, Russia, Israel, Peru, El Salvador, Nepal, Fiji -- and work for established publicly traded companies, as well as small start up firms. They often earn much more than their military counterparts, who they support and enhance. Despite their...
Topics: Private security services, National security, Mercenaries, Military, War, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Sep 14, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (80 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Reviews the development of the documentary film interview and discusses the interview techniques of Ken Burns, Michael Moore and Errol Morris.
Topics: Documentary films, Morris, Errol, Moore, Michael, Burns, Ken, Filmmaking, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Sep 1, 2006 Middlebury College
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1 DVD (20 min. speech itself is approx. 10 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Language Schools series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. In September 2006 the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars presented Kathryn Wasserman Davis with its Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service. This is her acceptance speech.
Topics: Peace, War, Disarmament, Humanitarianism, Awards, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Jul 30, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (54 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Language Schools series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. This symposium presents a panel of international speakers, including journalists, current and former faculty and students from the Middlebury College Language Schools, and political strategists. The speakers present various perspectives on issues surrounding terrorism and the role of mass media, from polarized messaging to the politics of terror, followed by a...
Topics: Terrorism, Press, Mass media, Discourse and society, Journalism, Lectures
Middlebury Special Collections
Jul 30, 2006 Middlebury College
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Is it irresponsible to "advertise" terrorism? Zucconi considers the effect of overplaying terrorism in the media. Writer and journalist, is also the Washington correspondent for Italy's La Repubblica. Middlebury College Language Schools. Middlebury College. Italian School Part of the series entitled Symposium on Terrorism and Mass Media
Topics: Terrorism and mass media, Journalism, Mass media, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Jul 30, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (59 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Language Schools series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. This symposium presents a panel of international speakers, including journalists, current and former faculty and students from the Middlebury College Language Schools, and political strategists. The speakers present various perspectives on issues surrounding terrorism and the role of mass media, from polarized messaging to the politics of terror, followed by a...
Topics: Terrorism, Mass media, Press, Journalism, Discourse and society, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Jul 30, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (58 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Language Schools series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. This symposium presents a panel of international speakers, including journalists, current and former faculty and students from the Middlebury College Language Schools, and political strategists. The speakers present various perspectives on issues surrounding terrorism and the role of mass media, from polarized messaging to the politics of terror, followed by a...
Topics: Terrorism, Mass media, Press, Discourse and society, Journalism, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Jul 30, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (60 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Language Schools series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. This symposium presents a panel of international speakers, including journalists, current and former faculty and students from the Middlebury College Language Schools, and political strategists. The speakers present various perspectives on issues surrounding terrorism and the role of mass media, from polarized messaging to the politics of terror, followed by a...
Topics: Terrorism, Mass media, Press, Journalism, Discourse and society, Lectures
Middlebury Special Collections
Jul 30, 2006 Middlebury College
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This symposium presents a panel of international speakers, including journalists, current and former faculty and students from the Middlebury College Language Schools, and political strategists. The speakers present various perspectives on issues surrounding terrorism and the role of mass media, from polarized messaging to the politics of terror, followed by a brief period for open discussion. Senior producer and reporter for Dubai-based Al-Arabiyya Television. Prior to joining Al-Arabbiya, he...
Topics: Terrorism, Mass media, Journalism, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Jul 30, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (58 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Language Schools series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. This symposium presents a panel of international speakers, including journalists, current and former faculty and students from the Middlebury College Language Schools, and political strategists. The speakers present various perspectives on issues surrounding terrorism and the role of mass media, from polarized messaging to the politics of terror, followed by a...
Topics: Terrorism, Mass media, Press, Journalism, Freedom of the press, Lectures
Middlebury Special Collections
Jul 27, 2006 Middlebury College
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Examines France's national identity in light of immigration and a growing Black presence in Paris and around Marseilles. Tierno Monénembo, a Guinean national and author of eight remarkable novels, is relatively unknown in the U.S. Having taught biochemistry in France, Algeria and Morocco, he is now a full time writer, living in France. Middlebury College. French School
Topics: Race relations, French literature, France, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury Special Collections
Jul 20, 2006 Middlebury College
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Discusses his visit to Rwanda to gather material for a novel and his inability, as a writer, to adequately relate the suffering and brutality he saw there. Tierno Monénembo, a Guinean national and author of eight remarkable novels, is relatively unknown in the U.S. Having taught biochemistry in France, Algeria and Morocco, he is now a full time writer, living in France. Middlebury College. French School
Topics: Rwanda, French literature, Genocide, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
May 28, 2006 Middlebury College
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Ann Veneman, former director of UNICEF, addresses the Middlebury College Class of 2006.
Topics: Baccalaureate addresses, Globalization, Public service, Children
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
May 2, 2006 Middlebury College
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1 mini-dv (83 min.) Part of the Charles P. Scott symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Tension between Catholics and Protestants rarely produces religious or ethnic violence in Latin America because neither side can rely on the state to support them.
Topics: Nationalism, Church and state, Politics, Latin America, History, Lectures
Middlebury Special Collections
May 2, 2006 Middlebury College
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Tension between Catholics and Protestants rarely produces religious or ethnic violence in Latin America because neither side can rely on the state to support them. David Stoll is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Middlebury College. He has been studying religion and politics in Latin America since the 1970s. He is the author of Fishers of Men or Founders of Empire? The Wycliffe Bible Translators in Latin America, Is Latin America Turning Protestant and Rigoberta Mencha and the Story of All...
Topics: Nationalism, Latin America, Fundamentalism, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (52 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. In 2004, Bernard-Henri Levy, a French writer and philosopher, set out to retrace Alexis de Tocqueville's 1831 visit to the United States for The Atlantic Monthly. Published by Random House in January 2006, "American Vertigo" includes Levy's interview-based portraits representing a full spectrum of American culture. Knox says, "Levy has written a controversial book on America, which has puzzled...
Topics: United States, National characteristics, Levy, Bernard Henri, Philosophy, National culture, Lectures
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Connects the nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl with the demise of the Soviet Union. Christopher Marsh is Associate Professor of Political Science and Church-State Studies and Director of Asian Studies at Baylor University. His most recent book is Unparalleled Reforms: China's Rise, Russia's Fall, and the Interdependence of Transition, an examination of the divergent outcomes of the Soviet and Chinese attempts to reform their Communist systems. Dr. Marsh's previous books include Russia at...
Topics: Ukraine, Nationalism, Soviet Union, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury Special Collections
Apr 21, 2006 Middlebury College
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Peck talks about his new book, and provides a picture of Jewish life and culture in Germany since reunification. Jeffrey Peck is Professor of Community, Culture and Technology at Georgetown University and a senior Fellow-in-Residence at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. Middlebury College. Rohatyn Center for International Affairs Middlebury College. Dept. of Religion Hillel Cook Commons
Topics: Jews, German Jews, Identity, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Apr 20, 2006 Middlebury College
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1 mini-dv (64 min.) Part of the Charles P. Scott symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. An historical perspective on human rights and democracy movements in the Middle East.
Topics: Human rights, Democracy, Islamic fundamentalism, Islam, Politics, Lectures
Middlebury Special Collections
Apr 19, 2006 Middlebury College
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Professor Tambiah talks about the tsunami's devastating impact on Sri Lanka, and how reconstruction efforts are hampered by the country's ongoing ethnic conflicts. Stanley Tambiah is the Esther and Sidney Rabb Research Professor of Anthropology at Harvard University. Charles P. Scott symposium. Middlebury College. Rohatyn Center for International Affairs Part of the series entitled Religion, nation and state
Topics: Ethnic conflict, Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004, Sri Lanka, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury Special Collections
Apr 18, 2006 Middlebury College
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An explanation of the strategic and political issues surrounding Iran's nuclear program, and the U.S. response. Farhang is an Iranian-born author and former diplomat. He served as revolutionary Iran's first ambassador to the United Nations and worked as a mediator in the early months of the Iran-Iraq war. Middlebury College. Rohatyn Center for International Affairs
Topics: Nuclear nonproliferation, Nuclear nonproliferation--Goverment policy, Iran, Lectures, Middlebury...
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
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Popov presents case studies which illustrate the impact of liberal democracy on economic growth. Vladimir Popov is sector head, Academy of the National Economy, Moscow; and visiting professor, Carleton University, Ottawa. Sponsored by the Rohatyn Center for International Affairs and Midd8 Global Awareness Series. Middlebury College. Rohatyn Center for International Affairs
Topics: Economic development, Democracy, Case studies, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury Special Collections
Apr 11, 2006 Middlebury College
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Gilani discusses the widespread Muslim protests in 2005-06 over 12 cartoons depicting Islam--including some of the prophet Muhammed--that were published in a Danish newspaper. Professor Gilani is Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at International Islamic University in Islamabad, Pakistan. Charles P. Scott symposium. Middlebury College. Rohatyn Center for International Affairs Part of the series entitled Religion, nation and state
Topics: Globalization, Islam, Denmark, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury Special Collections
Apr 7, 2006 Middlebury College
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MacCormack discusses one of the eight Millennium Development Goals, the problems faced in eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, and the difficulty in encouraging the US to take more of a leadership role. Charles MacCormack is the president, chief executive officer, and a member of the board of directors of the Save the Children Foundation. Previously the president of World Learning, an organization which works to foster world peace through international education, he has also served as an...
Topics: Poverty, Government policy, Hunger, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury Special Collections
Apr 6, 2006 Middlebury College
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The speakers discuss the situation of women in Afghanistan, the emergence of women as a political force, and the challenges to implementing the equal rights status in the new constitution, which Gailani helped to write. Gailani, chairperson of the Afghan Red Crescent Society, served as a delegate to the Emergency Loya Jirga -- The Grand Council -- of 2002, a gathering that elected Hamid Karzai as the President of Transitional Government of Afghanistan. Nirschel, founder of the Initiative to...
Topics: Women, Afghanistan, Politics, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Apr 6, 2006 Middlebury College
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Marcie Cohen Ferris delivers the 2005-2006 Hannah A. Quint Lecture in Jewish Studies. 
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, American food, Jewish culture, American South
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Apr 5, 2006 Middlebury College
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Mr. Haidari discusses Afghanistan's progress in building a democratic state and the obstacles to the country's long-term reconstruction. In addition, he talks about the US-Afghan relations and highlight the importance of continued US and international engagement in Afghanistan for maintaining peace and security in the world. Mr. Haidari is First Secretary of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington D.C. Keynote address of a student-organized symposium sponsored by the Student Government...
Topics: Afghanistan War, Afghanistan, Postwar reconstruction, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Apr 4, 2006 Middlebury College
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1 mini-dv (78 min.) Part of the Charles P. Scott Symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Glenny discusses the growth of organized crime that developed in the Balkans as the result of the international embargo.
Topics: Nationalism, Balkan Penninsula, Crime, War, War in the Balkans, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Mar 28, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (80 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Introduction by Allison Stanger. Spector discusses the nuclear proliferation threat and related issues, including deterrence strategies.
Topics: Nuclear nonproliferation, Nuclear weapons, Iran, North Korea, South Asia, Lectures
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Bleich argues that Muslims have been constructed as ethno-racial outsiders in Western Europe over the past twenty years. Although the term "Muslim" was scarcely applied to immigrant communities in the decades following World War Two, the late 1980s and then the early 21st century marked two significant turning points in European conceptions of Muslims. He also argues that this construction of images was a political process, with media, political, and civic elites contributing to...
Topics: Muslims, Ethnic relations, Islam, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Mar 10, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (60 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Introduction by Febe Armanios. Representative Palarino discusses the oversight role of Congress and U.S. policy in the Middle East, and illustrates the talk with two case studies: one on the Palestinian elections, the other on Iraq.
Topics: Middle East, Diplomacy, International affairs, Politics, United States, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Mar 7, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (81 min.) Part of the Scott A. Margolin '99 Lecture in environmental affairs series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Introduction by Rich Wolfson. This lecture begins with a review of the now-solid evidence for a human influence on the climate of recent decades. Such evidence includes instrumental measurements available for the past two centuries, paleoclimate observations spanning more than a millennium, and comparisons of the predictions from computer models...
Topics: Climate change, Environmental ethics, Global warming, Environmentalism, Research, Lectures
Middlebury Special Collections
Mar 1, 2006 Middlebury College
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What has been termed the global religious revival has been broadly perceived as proving that religious identity is more powerful than national identity. A broad comparative analysis suggests that this perception of the two forms of group identity as opposed and weighted in favor of religion is overdrawn: it suggests that the religious revival has operated primarily within the confines of national groups and that even so-called universal religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, and...
Topics: Religion, Sociology, Nation-states, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Lecture; 2 mini-dvs (74 min.) Part of the Middlebury energy symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Jones advocates constructing a green economy, llifting people out of poverty in the process by creating "green-collar" jobs.
Topics: Ecology, Environmental ethics, Global warming, Climate change, King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968,...
Middlebury Special Collections
Feb 15, 2006 Middlebury College
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Nuovo's lecture explores the ways in which John Locke's religious outlook influenced how he thought about politics and toleration, in particular with respect to his notion of the law of nature and its unusual rigor, and the limits of toleration. Nuovo discusses the ways in which Locke's religious motives combined with other more worldly ones in his thinking on these themes and, more broadly, how these relate to his frequently repeated characterization of himself as a lover of truth and as a...
Topics: Locke, John, 1632-1704, Philosophy, Religion, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Jan 24, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (66 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Rupert Wingfield-Hayes discusses how rapid economic development in the People's Republic has profoundly changed Chinese society, and concomitantly, brought greater prosperity to the economies of the industrialized West. However, China's remarkable prosperity has not come without a tremendous price. China's environment and healthcare system are profoundly challenged. Rampant corruption among Chinese Communist...
Topics: Journalism, China, News media, Politics, International affairs, Lectures
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Jan 21, 2006 Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (60 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Moran, editor of The Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 328, Chinese Fiction Writers, 1900-1949, discusses the lives and careers of some of the writers profiled in the book. Authors include Ai Wu, Ba Jin, Bao Tianxiao, Bing Xin, Cheng Xiaoqing, Ding Ling, Jiang Guangci, Lai He, Lao She, Ling Shuhua, Lu Xun, Lu Yin, Mao Dun, Mu Shiying, Shen Congwen, Shi Tuo (Lu Fen), Wu Jianren (Wo Foshanren), Wumingshi...
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The Ghost Players Collection
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Ghost Players; children; autographs; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Ghost Players Sunday; 2006; DV
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Field of Dreams; Iowa; 2006; DV
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Ghost Players; children; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Ghost Players Sunday; 2006; DV
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Ghost Players; autographs; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Ghost Players Sunday; 2006; DV
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Randy Olberding; Iowa; Kernels; Cedar Rapids; Veterans Memorial Stadium; 2006; DV
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children; Ghost Players; Field of Dreams; Iowa; 2006; DV
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Hank Lucas; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Ghost Players Sunday; 2006; DV
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Dennis Rima; umbrella; funny; bleachers; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Ghost Players Sunday; 2006; DV
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people; fans; corn; stage; chairs; zoom outom out; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Netflix; 2006; DV
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Field of Dreams; Iowa; Netflix; Field of Dreams house; 2006; DV
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Field of Dreams; Iowa; Netflix; Field of Dreams Lane; 2006; DV
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Ghost Players; John Rotz; Al Steffen; girl; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Netflix; 2006; DV
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Field of Dreams movie; stage; bigscreen; movie; night; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Netflix; 2006; DV
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John Rotz; Al Steffen; children; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Netflix; 2006; DV
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helicopter; corn; music; helicopter; closeup; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Netflix; sky; 2006; DV
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Kevin Costner; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Netflix; Field of Dreams Lane; 2006; DV
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plywood path; Field of Dreams; Iowa; Netflix; 2006; DV
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