Friday, July 29, 2011

A Podcast Playlist for 29 July 2011 (2)

BBC History magazine
BBC History Magazine - 29th July 2011
John K Walton explores the British seaside holiday while Ralph Houlbrooke delves into the reign of Edward VI. To find out more, visit
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Book Review
Helen Schulman on her novel, "The Beautiful Life"; how computers reveal the jargon of fiction; best-seller news.
This week, Helen Schulman on her novel, "The Beautiful Life"; linguist Ben Zimmer explains how computers reveal the jargon of fiction; Julie Bosman has notes from the field; and Jennifer Schuessler has best-seller news. Sam Tanenhaus is the host.
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The Korea Society
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's remarks at The Korea Society 2011 Annual Dinner
On July 19th, 2011, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the members, friends, and supporters of The Korea Society at the organization’s 2011 Annual Dinner in New York City. He spoke about his unanimous election to a second term as Secretary-General, the strength of the U.S.-Korea partnership, and the obligation to help spread the “Korean dream” of “development, good governance, good government, human rights, peace and prosperity.”
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A Podcast Playlist for 29 July 2011 (1)

On Being
Words That Shimmer from The Civil Conversations Project
Poetry is something many of us seem to be hungry for these days. We're hungry for fresh ways to tell hard truths and redemptive stories, for language that would elevate and embolden rather than demean and alienate. Elizabeth Alexander shares her sense of what poetry works in us -- and in our children -- and why it may become more relevant, not less so, in hard and complicated times.
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The Christian Humanist Podcast
Theological Dramatics
Michial Farmer moderates a discussion with Nathan Gilmour and David Grubbs about Nathan's recent book Theological Dramatics: Two Christological Case Studies. Along with some discussions of John Milton's Paradise Regained and Aemelia Lanyer's Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum (the two texts that the book discusses), the conversation ranges into the relationships between poetry, sermon, and criticism; and church and academy. Among the texts, ideas, and writers that we discuss are John Milton, Aemeila Lanyer, the possibility of Christian literary criticism, New Historicism, and Jesus poems.
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Het Marathoninterview
Willem den Ouden, schilder
Willem den Ouden, is bekend tekenaar en schilder. Het Nederlandse landschap is zijn grootste inspiratiebron en thema. Op 25 juli 1997 sprak Jacqueline Maris met hem in het Marathoninterview.
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