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  • Pang Family Stories
    San Francisco Zen Center

    06/02/2018, Zoketsu Norman Fischer, dharma talk at City Center.

  • The Evidence of Things Seen and Unseen
    National Gallery of Art

    Jeanine Michna-Bales and Clarissa Sligh, artists. For more than forty years, artist Sally Mann has made experimental, elegiac, and hauntingly beautiful photographs that are all bred of a place, the American South. Using her deep love of her native land and her knowledge of its fraught history, Mann asks provocative questions—about history, identity, race, and religion—that reverberate across geographic and national boundaries. On view from March 4 through May 28, 2018, Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings considers how Mann’s relationship with this land has shaped her work and how the legacy of the South—as both homeland and graveyard, refuge and battleground—continues to permeate American identity. On May 20, 2018, in conjunction with the exhibition, artists Jeanine Michna-Bales and Clarissa Sligh share their processes of reimagining and representing histories of African Americans. The program focuses on their recent projects. Michna-Bales’s Through Darkness to Light: Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad is a remarkable series of images taken in the dead of night that reveal historical sites, cities, and other places freedom seekers passed through, including homes of abolitionists who offered them sanctuary and a place to rest during daylight hours. Sligh’s Transforming Hate: An Artist's Book evolved from an exhibition in which the artist created sculpture by folding origami cranes from pages of white supremacist books. This program is made possible by the James D. and Kathryn K. Steele Fund for Photography.

  • Spicy Jambalaya (Full Episode)
    A Way with Words

    Teen slang from the South, and food words that are tricky to pronounce. High schoolers in Huntsville, Alabama, give Martha and Grant an earful about their slang -- including a term particular to their hometown. All we can say is: Don't be a "forf"! And: How do you pronounce the name of that tasty Louisiana specialty: Is it  JUM-buh-lye-yah or JAM-buh-lye-yah? And which syllable do you stress when pronouncing thespice spelled T-U-R-M-E-R-I-C? Finally, the word spelled W-A-T-E-R is of course pretty simple . . . so you might be surprised it can be pronounced at LEAST 15 different ways! Plus gnat flat, looking brave, vog, Russian mountains, high hat, whisker fatigue, chi hoo -- eh, fuggedaboudit!

  • How Chase Sapphire Made Credit Cool for Millennials
    Harvard University

    The Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card was one of the hottest product launches in 2016 enthusiastically received by millennial consumers, a group that had previously eluded JPMorgan Chase and its competitors. Shelle Santana discusses how protagonists Pam Codispoti and Eileen Serra shifted their focus to retaining customers attracted by the one-time signup bonus of 100,000 reward points and on acquiring new customers now that the bonus had been reduced.

  • A clinical guide to ricin poisoning, with Prof Susan Smolinske
    BMJ talk medicine

    Susan Smolinske, Director of the New Mexico Drug and Poison Information Centre, and Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences, University of New Mexico, gives us a clinical guide to ricin poisoning. To learn more about ricin poisoning, visit BMJ Best Practice. _ The purpose of this podcast is to educate and to inform. The content of this podcast does not constitute medical advice and it is not intended to function as a substitute for a healthcare practitioner’s judgement, patient care or treatment. The views expressed by contributors are those of the speakers. BMJ does not endorse any views or recommendations discussed or expressed on this podcast. Listeners should also be aware that professionals in the field may have different opinions. By listening to this podcast, listeners agree not to use its content as the basis for their own medical treatment or for the medical treatment of others.

  • 2020: JLD answers YOUR questions LIVE!

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  • 1501-Word-Quiz-Rhyme-And-Time
    A Way with Words

    "Rhyme and Time" is the name of this week's puzzle from Quiz Guy John Chaneski. All the answers are rhyming words separated by the word and. For example, what do you call the technique for narrowing the aspect ratio of a wide-screen movie so it will fit on your TV screen?

  • War Comes to Virginia
    Mises Institute

    Because of the close proximity to Washington DC and Richmond, Virginia, much of the Civil War would take place in eastern Virginia—between the two capitals. Virginia’s favorite son, Robert E. Lee, would be offered command of the Union army only days before resigning his U.S. army commission and accepting a position in the Confederate army. The war in Virginia began with a few minor skirmishes following the Union occupation of Alexandria and Arlington. Chris Calton recounts the controversial history of the Civil War. This is the tenth episode in the third season of Historical Controversies. You may support this podcast financially at Music: "On the Ground" by Kevin MacLeod (, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

  • Deutsch lernen (B2/C1) | Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten vom 16.06.2018
    DW - Learn German
    Deutsch lernen

    Klickt hier, um zum Manuskript zu gelangen: Täglich von Montag bis Samstag findet ihr hier aktuelle Tagesnachrichten der DW – langsam und verständlich gesprochen. Neben der Audio-Datei gibt es auch den vollständigen Text zum Mitlesen. Hier geht's zur Übersichtsseite:

  • Making Vows and Coming of Age
    San Francisco Zen Center

    05/20/2018, Tenshin Reb Anderson, dharma talk at Green Gulch Farm.

  • Cézanne's Portraits: Doubt, Certainty, and Painting in Series
    National Gallery of Art

    John Elderfield, chief curator emeritus of painting and sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Allen R. Adler, Class of 1967, Distinguished Curator and Lecturer, Princeton University Art Museum. Bringing together some 60 paintings drawn from collections around the world, Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to this often-neglected area of Paul Cézanne’s work. His portraits were widely thought to be shockingly inept when they were first exhibited, but were understood by a small circle of artists and critics to be extremely radical works. In this lecture held on June 3, 2018, at the National Gallery of Art, John Elderfield discusses how Cézanne’s extended, methodical style of painting—“one stroke after the other” is how the artist described it—readily led to the creation of one painting after the other of the same subject. Elderfield also explains how indifferent Cézanne was to the “personality” or “character” of his sitters—long thought to have been necessary aims of portraiture—wanting simply to paint the objective, permanent presence of someone seen. Cézanne Portraits, in its sole American venue at the National Gallery, is on view through July 1, 2018.

  • Conférence Le recouvrement de Jésus au Temple, MDL le 17 mai 2018

    Par François Boespflug, théologien, historien de l’art et des religions, professeur émérite de l’université de Strasbourg, titulaire de La Chaire du Louvre 2010. Venez percer les secrets de cette peinture par laquelle le jeune Tintoret rivalise avec ses illustres aînés sur un sujet très populaire à l'époque : un épisode de l'enfance du Christ tiré de l'Evangile de Saint Luc.

  • What's behind a resurgence of mumps in the United States?
    Harvard University

    In the early 21st century there was hope that the success of the mumps vaccine in the United States would pave the way for the eventual elimination of the highly contagious disease. But since 2006 there's actually been a resurgence of mumps. In this week's podcast Yonatan Grad, assistant professor of immunology and infectious diseases, explains how the waning effectiveness of the vaccine may be contributing to outbreaks of the virus.

  • 203 - How to Embrace Awkwardness
    Savvy Psychologist

    Usually, awkwardness gets thrown around as a personality trait,as in, "I hate parties because I'm so awkward." Or, "I have a hard time meeting new people because I'm awkward." But this week, This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen discovers that Melissa Dahl, journalist and author of Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness, looks at awkwardness in a different way: as an emotion. And that’s a feeling we can all relate to, whether we’re Sheldon Cooper, Michael Scott, or you or me. Read the full transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: On Facebook: On Twitter: Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety:

  • Introduction to Centering Prayer
    Religion & Spirituality

    Cynthia Bourgeault dives into her key teaching from "The heart of Centering Prayer" in this meaningful 13 session teaching given at Contemplative Outreach South Africa's National Conference.

  • You Know Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Now Meet Comedic Scientist Sophia Shrand.
    EdSurge On Air

    There is an art to making science fun and entertaining. Bill Nye has done it, and so has Neil deGrasse Tyson. Maybe now it’s time for a woman? For this episode of the EdSurge On Air podcast, we’re joined Sophia Shrand, host of the comedic YouTube show, “Science with Sophie.” “Science with Sophie” mixes a bit of feminism with science, a difficult combination of things to put together in a comedic fashion. EdSurge talked with Shrand about her comedic history and how educators can learn from her work, making science entertaining.

  • Who is Juan de Mariana?
    Mises Institute

    Lucas Engelhardt explains the many contributions of an early precursor to not only the Austrian school but to the whole of economic thought, Juan de Mariana of the 16th century Spanish scholastics. Mariana’s book On the King and the Royal Institution stressed the importance of remembering that kings are under a greater natural moral law and ought to be punished when they violate it. Mariana distinguished between a tyrant and a king by how the ruler viewed the property of his citizens. As regards to the exchange value of money, Mariana understood the value was determined by the supply and demand of money so that debasement of the currency led to rising prices. Engelhardt also explains Mariana’s understanding of subjective valuation.

  • How To Build Sanctuary
    San Francisco Zen Center

    05/18/2018, Leslie James, dharma talk at Tassajara.

  • Narwhal clicks

    Credit: Susanna B Blackwell

  • Antikapitalismus von rechts? Wie umgehen mit der Diskurspiraterie von AfD und Neuer Rechter?
    News & Politics

    Die vermeintlich sozialpolitische Wende des völkischen Teils der AfD unter Höcke sorgt genauso für Furore wie die Ankündigung aus dem Umfeld von AfD und Neuer Rechter, bei den Betriebsratswahlen im März mit eigenen Listen antreten zu wollen. Die Diskurspiraterie von rechts ist nicht neu, aber der rasante Aufstieg der Rechten scheint die politische Linke gegenwärtig häufig ratlos zu machen. Auch deshalb, weil die Rechte an Formen der Politik anknüpft, die vermittelt über das Jahr 1968 bisher als links galten. Wie kann, wie soll der Umgang mit den "Angstmachern" von rechts und den rechten Strategen einer "Querfront" aussehen. Gibt es tatsächlich einen rechten Antikapitalismus, wie unterscheidet er sich von der Linken und welche Bedeutung hat er für die Rechte? Wie reagiert eine Linke, wenn sie mit Formen politischer Intervention konfrontiert ist, die aus ihrem eigenen Reservoir stammen? Diese und weitere Fragen wurden mit den Autoren Richard Gebhardt ("Querfront"? Zur Kapitalismuskritik und Diskurspiraterie der Neuen Rechten, in: Das Argument, Nr. 323, 2017) und Thomas Wagner ("Die Angstmacher. 1968 und die Neue Rechte") diskutiert. Mitschnitt einer Veranstaltung der Reihe „Extreme Rechte in Europa“ im März 2018