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Doing Race Through the Culture Cycle (RaceWorks Series, Video 11)

Doing Race Through the Culture Cycle (RaceWorks Series, Video 11)

[MUSIC] How do people “do race” in society? The “culture cycle” is a tool that helps us map this out. Race operates across different levels of society: the individual level the interactional level the institutional level and the ideological level. These levels can be represented in a useful tool called the “culture cycle.” Let’s take a look at each level to see how it contributes to how we “do race.” When people think about race, they often start at the…

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Sea Grant: Fifty Years of Science Serving America’s Coast

Sea Grant: Fifty Years of Science Serving America’s Coast

For fifty years the National Sea Grant College Program has been promoting economic development and coastal businesses. it has been fostering stewardship of coastal habitats and it has been aiding the responsible use of America’s ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources. This highly effective program was the brainchild of oceanographer Athelstan Spilhaus. The idea caught hold and Senator Claiborne Pell of Rhode Island championed it in Washington. in 1966, The National Sea Grant College Program Act was signed into law….

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Toward a Culture of Pain Awareness in the Military Health System | Dr. Mary Jo Larson

Toward a Culture of Pain Awareness in the Military Health System | Dr. Mary Jo Larson

I’m Mary Jo Larson I’m a Senior Scientist at the Institute for Behavioral Health inside of Brandeis University What prompted the military health care system to change the way it manages patients’ pain? So the Army in particular was concerned about their ability to respond to the acute and chronic pain needs of service members particularly service members coming back from deployments they also were concerned about an increase in suicides among active duty service members and when they looked…

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ICPSR Keynote Data Story: Improving Equality of Opportunity in America: New Insights from Big Data

ICPSR Keynote Data Story: Improving Equality of Opportunity in America: New Insights from Big Data

[Raj Chetty] Perfect. All right, well thank you so much. Can you all hear me, is that fine? So thanks so much for having me, it’s a pleasure to be here to speak with all of you today. I’m going to talk about how we can use modern data sets to tackle, I think, some of the most important social and economic challenges of our time in our own local communities building on a lot of the data sets created…

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The First ASL Major in CT | UConn

The First ASL Major in CT | UConn

(Annie speaking): “when they announced that the ASL major had been approved I was super excited because ASL is something that I have done more than half my time here I’ve taken five sign language courses to date four interpreting classes and so it’s something that I find myself really involved in I’m an Instructional Assistant right now for ASL 1 students so when I heard that there was something that I could use as a degree to say hey…

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Cross-Cultural Trust | SMU Research

Cross-Cultural Trust | SMU Research

I am Tan Hwee Hoon, I’m an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour Human Resource Management at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at the Singapore Management University. My area of research is trust in the workplace, and I’m very interested in why people trust, how people trust, and what the implications are for organisations when people trust each other. I am currently involved in a longitudinal study that has been happening over the last three to four years. I…

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Freedom is a home called Sydney (Who is Sydney comp)

Freedom is a home called Sydney (Who is Sydney comp)

what happens to someone if they forget their heritage who do they become why is it that culture makes us act and behave in a certain way being born into an Asian culture is a life sentence you’re given responsibilities that govern how you act and behave even though you want to be someone else. Japanese life is one of politeness and strict work ethic we have a saying in Japan which means thank you for your work although the…

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The numbers of religious freedom: Brian J. Grim at TEDxViadellaConciliazione

The numbers of religious freedom: Brian J. Grim at TEDxViadellaConciliazione

Translator: Jane Roffe Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard (Applause) In 1982, I arrived in China to teach, by boat incidentally. At that time, no one knew whether or not religion had survived China’s cultural revolution. It sought to stamp out all religious practice and belief. To my surprise, and the surprise of almost everyone, religion not only survived, but grew, behind what was then called the bamboo curtain. In November 1989, I was flying via Berlin to the Soviet Union where I…

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What is academic freedom and why does it matter?

What is academic freedom and why does it matter?

Did you ever have a question that you wanted to ask, but didn’t because you were afraid of what might happen, because you might be laughed at, because someone might get angry? Scholars and students around the world ask questions, questions about the environment, questions about health, questions about poverty and development, questions about justice, questions about truth. And the answers to those questions affect all of society. But sometimes asking questions can be dangerous. Academic freedom protects the right…

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Academic freedom: What it is, what it isn’t and why there’s confusion | Robert Quinn

Academic freedom: What it is, what it isn’t and why there’s confusion | Robert Quinn

Academic freedom is an often misunderstood and often contested concept. But at its essence, its the freedom of research professionals, educators to seek the truth, to follow their research, their teaching, their ideas, and to share them in an order to pursue that truth however it leads, assuming they’re doing it according to professional and ethical standards. It’s contested because sometimes asking questions can be sensitive or can be threatening to people who don’t want to have their worldview changed…

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