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Winter Lectures 2016: Why Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare; why it matters

Winter Lectures 2016: Why Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare; why it matters

“As we mark 400 years since Shakespeare’s death, Professor Tribble examines recent debates about Shakespeare’s authorship of plays ascribed to him and shows why it matters that they were written by the man from Stratford.” – Professor Lyn Tribble, Department of English & Linguistics, Division of Humanities. Lecture delivered on Wednesday 6 July 2016, at Parliament Theatrette, Wellington at 6:00pm. Video via www.r2.co.nz For more information about the series, visit

Studying Civil Engineering at the University of Bristol

Studying Civil Engineering at the University of Bristol

If you are creative, enjoy design and aspire to improve the built environment we live in, then civil engineering is for you. Hear from some of our Civil Engineering students on why they chose to study at the University of Bristol and what they enjoy about their course. Find out more about studying Civil Engineering at the University of Bristol by visiting I always thought that there wasn't a mess… Read Article →

GENERATING TV SCRIPTS WITH DEEP LEARNING | 100 Days of Code 7

GENERATING TV SCRIPTS WITH DEEP LEARNING | 100 Days of Code 7

I completed an interesting project recently, generating a TV script of a scene at Moe’s Tavern from the Simpsons completely from scratch. It’s still early days but I can see techniques like this being used to write books and create box office hits in the future. Medium link mentioned in the show: Thank you for watching! Say Hi to me anywhere: Web: Writing: Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: #code #deeplearning #udacity well… Read Article →

How to prepare kindergarten children for writing in English

How to prepare kindergarten children for writing in English

Teach 21st century skills with confidence Improve kindergarten children’s hand-eye coordination, pencil movement and letter recognition with this alphabet card activity. This activity is great for all levels, as well as children with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia This activity teaches the following 21st century skill: communication. Developing our children’s writing is animportant part of learning to communicate in English. This activity will improve their hand-eyecoordination, pencil movement and letter… Read Article →

Beginning Analytics: Interpreting and Acting on Your Data

Beginning Analytics: Interpreting and Acting on Your Data

If you’ve just started to use Google Analytics and aren’t sure which reports to look at, this video provides a helpful 1st-time analysis walkthrough. You’ll learn how to interpret what you see in these key reports and what actions you should take as a result. This video is a step-by-stepintroduction to understanding, interpreting, and takingaction on your Google Analytics data. Let's get started. When you click into yourreports, you'll see… Read Article →

James Sanders - I am the author of my own story - RMIT midyear intake (TV edit)

James Sanders – I am the author of my own story – RMIT midyear intake (TV edit)

RMIT students are authors of their own story RMIT University will have places to offer for midyear intake in May 2011 in many postgraduate, degree, diploma and certificate programs. RMIT strives to provide a range of education options for our students. Our programs offer unique perspectives, and different practical career outcomes. We encourage prospective students to choose a program and type of study that suit their needs and aspirations. I… Read Article →

What The Actual Dickens! - Episode 17, 10th April - Belfast to Derry/Londonderry

What The Actual Dickens! – Episode 17, 10th April – Belfast to Derry/Londonderry

It’s the last day … as we tick off the final stations of the quest and it’s a wonderfully scenic journey across the top of Northern Ireland,, taking in breathtaking view as the railway hugs the coast. All The Stations – Ireland sees Geoff & Vicki exploring the length and breadth of the 198 stations of Iarnród Éireann and the Northern Ireland Railways networks. Along the way, they’ll meet the… Read Article →

Saul Bellow Interview on Writers & Company - CBC Radio

Saul Bellow Interview on Writers & Company – CBC Radio

From the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. around the turn of this century when pundits were compiling their best hundred books and lists of the most important writers Saul Bellow's name was prominent at 85 he still described as America's greatest living writer a master a quarter of a century ago he won the Nobel Prize in Literature he's won the Pulitzer and three National Book Awards starting with his third novel… Read Article →

Mladen Dolar. Oedipus Revisited. 2018

Mladen Dolar. Oedipus Revisited. 2018

Mladen Dolar, Professor of Philosophy at The European Graduate School / EGS. Saas-Fee, Switzerland. June 20th, 2018. Public open lecture for the students of the Division of Philosophy, Art & Critical Thought. Mladen Dolar, born in Maribor, Slovenia, is a senior research fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and a professor of philosophy at The European Graduate School / EGS. Dolar’s area of research… Read Article →

60 Second Seminar: The Ideology of ‘Work’

60 Second Seminar: The Ideology of ‘Work’

From Victorian authors to the technological changes today, Professor Christopher Land explains the historical roots of the ideology of work, and how these have changed over time. Find out more at aru.ac.uk the Victorian author and wit Oscar Wilde once joked that work was the curse of the drinking classes he was of course inverting the dominant Puritan ethic that believed work was a moral good this itself stood in… Read Article →

David Baker - Great Writers, Great Readings

David Baker – Great Writers, Great Readings

David Baker is one of contemporary poetry’s most gifted lyric poets. In Swift: New and Selected Poems (forthcoming in April 2019), he gathers poems from eight collections, including 2015’s masterful Scavenger Loop, and the intimate travelogues of 2009’s Never-Ending Birds. Baker is also the author of six critical books, most recently Seek After: On Seven Modern Lyric Poets (2018). He holds the Thomas B. Fordham Chair of Creative Writing at… Read Article →

What Are the Great Books of Western Literature? Homer, Locke, Nietzsche. Conrad, Woolf (1996)

What Are the Great Books of Western Literature? Homer, Locke, Nietzsche. Conrad, Woolf (1996)

In the Western classical tradition, Homer (/ˈhoʊmər/; Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος [hómɛːros], Hómēros) is the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and is revered as the greatest of ancient Greek epic poets. These epics lie at the beginning of the Western canon of literature, and have had an enormous influence on the history of literature. John Locke FRS (/ˈlɒk/; 29 August 1632 — 28 October 1704), widely known as the… Read Article →

WordBRIDGE Playwrights Laboratory: Daniel Stein & Timepiece

WordBRIDGE Playwrights Laboratory: Daniel Stein & Timepiece

Daniel Stein, Guest Resource Artist at WordBRIDGE 2008, discusses some of the stories and thoughts behind his movement work, TIMEPIECE. I've always very hesitant to continue because I'm going to speak and you might have read that I'm live in about 1977 I was asked by the the club méditerranée I was asked to teach their people how to create work because they they do a show every evening and… Read Article →