Introducing ProQuest One Literature

Introducing ProQuest One Literature

– [Narrator] What makes literature so important in our lives? How does it influence us and the society at large? We need literature to connect with the story of our humanity, and that story is evolving in exciting ways. Scholars and professors are stepping beyond the Western canon to pursue new, diverse avenues of literary […]

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Congress 2020 Welcome video

Congress 2020 Welcome video

On behalf of everybody here at Western University, I am honoured and excited to welcome you to the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences hosted here in London from May 30 – June 5 I have been thinking a lot about Congress 2020… Western has one of the most beautiful campuses and it’s in a […]

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Cultural Proficiency in Drug Court: Introduction to Culture (part 1)

Cultural Proficiency in Drug Court: Introduction to Culture (part 1)

ANDREW OSBORNE: We are looking at what works in treatment and prevention. This is part one of a three part webinar series, and you can see that at the bottom of the slide, this is March 30th. Therefore, part two of this web event will take place on April the 6th. And part 3, of […]

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The Perspective from Africa – Yonas Beyene: The Archaeology of Konso-Gardula

The Perspective from Africa – Yonas Beyene: The Archaeology of Konso-Gardula

(upbeat music) – [Narrator] We are the paradoxical ape. Bipedal, naked, large brained. Long the master of fire, tools, and language but still trying to understand ourselves. Aware that death is inevitable yet, filled with optimism. We grow up slowly, we hand down knowledge, we empathize and deceive, we shape the future from our shared […]

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JONATHAN HAIDT: HOW COLLEGES ARE FAILING KIDS

JONATHAN HAIDT: HOW COLLEGES ARE FAILING KIDS

Thank you very much Good evening everyone and welcome to tonight’s program at the Commonwealth Club My name is Quentin Hardy. I’m the head of editorial at Google cloud and I’m pleased to be your moderator for tonight’s program Joining us. This evening is Jonathan Hite social psychologist Thomas Kui professor of ethical leadership at […]

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A Conversation with Kwame Anthony Appiah

A Conversation with Kwame Anthony Appiah

The literature on moral relativism has made this all seem much harder than I think in practice it is. It seems to me that once you understand what it is for a human being to suffer, which is something that we learn very young, as children, you can see that you ought not to bring […]

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