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  • 7 Feb 2013
    Dr Michael Scott

    Interview with Dr Michael Scott

    Dr Michael Scott visited us recently, and so we took the opportunity to interview him – where else but in a museum! Check out the videos below where he talks about his latest book ‘Space and Society in the Greek and Roman Worlds’ (out now) and his plans for future areas of research. Part One: Part […]

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  • 26 Jul 2012

    The Allure of Venice Revealed by San Diego State University and Joanne M. Ferraro

    Treat yourself to a micro Venice vacation this afternoon, courtesy of San Diego State University and Venice: History of the Floating City author Joanne M. Ferraro. 

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  • 25 May 2012
    John Potter, Neil Sorrell

    A History of Singing, Part Two

    From chazzanut to flamenco to Chinese opera, John Potter takes us on a journey around the world in A History of Singing. In part one, he and co-author Neil Sorrell discussed their inspiration for tackling such a seemingly daunting topic; in this final installment, John highlights a few standout examples—with clips!

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  • 2 Mar 2012
    Robert Cannon

    What is opera?: Operas and Their Worlds, Finale

    Robert Cannon's series concludes with a look at more modern operas, starting in the nineteenth century.

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  • 17 Feb 2012
    Robert Cannon

    What is Opera? Act II: Operas and Their Worlds

    The five extracts I previously suggested all come from different genres and periods, ranging from Handel in the early eighteenth-century to Wagner at the end of the nineteenth. Not only that, but where Mozart is a product of the Enlightenment, Verdi is suffused with the spirit of Italian Romanticism.

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  • 29 Sep 2011

    Making of Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust: Final Installment

    In the first video for Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust, we watched co-author Rebecca Boehling as she sat down with Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg, whose discovery of her mother’s wartime letters inspired the book. We finish the video series with two more videos that provide an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of […]

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  • 14 Apr 2011

    Robert Crosnoe on Fitting in, Standing Out

    Watch author Robert Crosnoe discuss his research into the effects of high school bullying and his book, Fitting In, Standing Out: Navigating the Social Challenges of High School to Get an Education.

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  • 14 Jan 2011

    Introducing Radicals in Their Own Time

    Michael A. Lawrence introduces Radicals in Their Own Time and its subversive subjects— Roger Williams, Thomas Paine, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, W.E.B Du Bois, and Vine Deloria—in the video after the jump.

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