The Persians & Greeks: Crash Course World History #5

The Persians & Greeks: Crash Course World History #5

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to do some legitimate comp. civ., for those of you into that kind of thing. Stan, I can’t help but feel that we have perhaps too many globes. That’s better. Today we’re going to learn about the horrible totalitarian Persians and […]

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Digging Archaeology at Harvard Yard | Stuff You Missed in History Class

Digging Archaeology at Harvard Yard | Stuff You Missed in History Class

Hi I’m Tracy V. Wilson. And I’m Holly Frey, and we’re standing here in front of Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology. The Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology at Harvard University is one of the oldest anthropology museums in the world. It was founded by George Peabody in 1866 and it’s collection of […]

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National Museum of African American History and Culture Preview

National Museum of African American History and Culture Preview

– So this morning I had the pleasure of photographing the African American History and Culture Museum. (downbeat electronic music) It’s that new museum on the mall with the giant copper metal around it. It looks pretty awesome. But, yeah, to my knowledge, I think we’re one of the first groups to ever go into […]

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Harrison Museum of African-American Culture honors Kwanzaa

Harrison Museum of African-American Culture honors Kwanzaa

HERE IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY ARE CELEBRATING KWANZAA THIS IS AN EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY AT THE HARRISION MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE IN ROANOKE. TODAY … THE MUSEUM HOSTED AN EVENT TO RECOGNIZE THE WEEK-LONG HOLIDAY. ORGANIZERS SAY … THE GOAL IS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT AFRICAN HERITAGE AND THE SEVEN CORE PRINCIPLES OF KWANZAA […]

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How Latino cultures have influenced America

How Latino cultures have influenced America

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Clarice Smith Lecture: Edward Rothstein

Clarice Smith Lecture: Edward Rothstein

It looks like we still have a few more people coming in, but as you find your seats I’d like to welcome you to the Smithsonian American Art Museum. I’m Virginia Mecklenburg, the Chief Curator here. I mean, I don’t know why I keep saying this, I know almost all of you who come to […]

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NEH and the Preservation and Access of Audiovisual Cultural Heritage (FULL)

NEH and the Preservation and Access of Audiovisual Cultural Heritage (FULL)

[guitar music] NEH has supported the preservation of many audiovisual collections over the years, yet the challenges that threaten historical and cultural materials preserved on a myriad of formats remain greater than ever. This presentation will first provide a brief overview of the significance of audiovisual collections for the humanities which extends across genres and […]

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A Hub For Art and Pop Culture in Dubai

A Hub For Art and Pop Culture in Dubai

– What makes you an artist is that you wake up in the morning and you have this creative energy to produce. (synth music) Dubai has become a magnet for the most eclectic and talented creative minds. If I could sum it up in one word, I would say potential. (cheerful piano music) – I’m […]

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National Museum of African American History and Culture’s First Anniversary | SuperSoul Sunday | OWN

National Museum of African American History and Culture’s First Anniversary | SuperSoul Sunday | OWN

IN THIS WEEK’S SUPER SOUL BREATHING SPACE, IT’S ONE OF THE GREAT HONORS OF MY LIFE TO WITNESS AND SUPPORT THE CREATION OF THE SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE ON YEAR LATER IT STANDS AS A GLEAMING TESTAMENT TO THE COURAGE, STRUGGLE, AND TRIUMPH OF EVERY SOUL WHO SHARED IN OUR STORY. […]

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