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Religion and Spirituality in Global Governance

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This featured as the final talk in the 'Religion, Spirituality and Global Governance' interdisciplinary conference in May 2012. This interdisciplinary conference took place in May 2012 at the Department of Politics and International Relations. It was co-Convened by the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), Centre for International Studies (CIS), University of Oxford and the Center for Sustainable Development and International Peace, Korbel School, University of Denver. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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religion | Global Governance | spirituality | religion | Global Governance | spirituality

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és de la muerte: Los enterramientos en la Prehistoria reciente (2012) és de la muerte: Los enterramientos en la Prehistoria reciente (2012)

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La finalidad del proyecto era aproximar a los alumnos, de manera práctica y visual, la realidad social y económica de una comunidad prehistórica a través de su registro funerario. Se ha utilizado el recurso de la excavación arqueológica para un acercamiento al trabajo de campo, fase imprescindible e ineludible en la Prehistoria, ya que en este proceso se obtienen los únicos elementos de los que disponemos para conocer cómo y porqué enterraban así a sus congéneres, qué querían mostrar en sus rituales, y qué información podemos nosotros obtener de ese modus operandi. También se han grabado varias escenas en el Laboratorio de Arqueología y Antropología Física de la Universidad de Murcia, en los que se muestran los procesos de lavado, siglado y estudio de los materiales arqu La finalidad del proyecto era aproximar a los alumnos, de manera práctica y visual, la realidad social y económica de una comunidad prehistórica a través de su registro funerario. Se ha utilizado el recurso de la excavación arqueológica para un acercamiento al trabajo de campo, fase imprescindible e ineludible en la Prehistoria, ya que en este proceso se obtienen los únicos elementos de los que disponemos para conocer cómo y porqué enterraban así a sus congéneres, qué querían mostrar en sus rituales, y qué información podemos nosotros obtener de ese modus operandi. También se han grabado varias escenas en el Laboratorio de Arqueología y Antropología Física de la Universidad de Murcia, en los que se muestran los procesos de lavado, siglado y estudio de los materiales arqu

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Prehistoria | Prehistoria | enterramientos | enterramientos | ía de excavación | ía de excavación | prehistoria | prehistoria | ón | ón | óseos | óseos | Medicina Legal y Forense | Medicina Legal y Forense | ía Física | ía Física | ritual funerario | ritual funerario | ía Social | ía Social | áctica de las Ciencias Experimentales | áctica de las Ciencias Experimentales | ía de la muerte | ía de la muerte

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21A.212 Myth, Ritual, and Symbolism (MIT) 21A.212 Myth, Ritual, and Symbolism (MIT)

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Human beings are symbol-making as well as tool-making animals. We understand our world and shape our lives in large part by assigning meanings to objects, beings, and persons; by connecting things together in symbolic patterns; and by creating elaborate forms of symbolic action and narrative. In this introductory subject we consider how symbols are created and structured; how they draw on and give meaning to different domains of the human world; how they are woven into politics, family life, and the life cycle; and how we can interpret them. The semester will be devoted to a number of topics in symbolism. Metaphor and Other Figurative Language The Raw Materials of Symbolism, especially Animals and The Human Body Cosmology and Complex Symbolic Systems Ritual, including Symbolic Curing Human beings are symbol-making as well as tool-making animals. We understand our world and shape our lives in large part by assigning meanings to objects, beings, and persons; by connecting things together in symbolic patterns; and by creating elaborate forms of symbolic action and narrative. In this introductory subject we consider how symbols are created and structured; how they draw on and give meaning to different domains of the human world; how they are woven into politics, family life, and the life cycle; and how we can interpret them. The semester will be devoted to a number of topics in symbolism. Metaphor and Other Figurative Language The Raw Materials of Symbolism, especially Animals and The Human Body Cosmology and Complex Symbolic Systems Ritual, including Symbolic Curing

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anthropology | anthropology | myth | myth | ritual | ritual | symbolism | symbolism | animals | animals | symbolic system | symbolic system | meaning | meaning | life cycle | life cycle | metaphor | metaphor | figurative language | figurative language | human body | human body | cosmology | cosmology | magic | magic | narrative | narrative | mythology | mythology | patterns | patterns | culture | culture | sign | sign | tropes | tropes | classification | classification | interpretation | interpretation | folktale | folktale | power | power | passage | passage | persuasion | persuasion

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21A.211 Magic, Witchcraft, and the Spirit World (MIT) 21A.211 Magic, Witchcraft, and the Spirit World (MIT)

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Spiritual, magical, and "occult" aspects of human behavior in anthropological and historical perspective: magic, ritual curing, trance, spirit possession, sorcery, and accusations of witchcraft. Material drawn from traditional nonwestern societies, medieval and early modern Europe, and colonial and contemporary North America. Spiritual, magical, and "occult" aspects of human behavior in anthropological and historical perspective: magic, ritual curing, trance, spirit possession, sorcery, and accusations of witchcraft. Material drawn from traditional nonwestern societies, medieval and early modern Europe, and colonial and contemporary North America.

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anthropology | anthropology | sorcery | sorcery | spirit possession | spirit possession | ritual curing | ritual curing | magic | magic | witchcraft | witchcraft

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21L.005 Introduction to Drama (MIT) 21L.005 Introduction to Drama (MIT)

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Drama might be described as a game played with something sacred. It tells stories that go right to the heart of what people believe about themselves. And it is enacted in the moment, which means it has an added layer of interpretive mystery and playfulness, or "theatricality." This course will explore theater and theatricality across periods and cultures, through intensive engagement with texts and with our own readings. Drama might be described as a game played with something sacred. It tells stories that go right to the heart of what people believe about themselves. And it is enacted in the moment, which means it has an added layer of interpretive mystery and playfulness, or "theatricality." This course will explore theater and theatricality across periods and cultures, through intensive engagement with texts and with our own readings.

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Drama | Drama | literary arts | literary arts | storytelling | storytelling | poetry | poetry | live performance | live performance | ritual | ritual | entertainment | entertainment | communities | communities | social norms | social norms | audiences | audiences | plays | plays | dramatic structure | dramatic structure | performing arts | performing arts | writing | writing | discussion | discussion | writer | writer | speaker | speaker | cultures | cultures | tools | tools | fiction | fiction | ethical | ethical | historical | historical | political | political | artistic | artistic | questions | questions | creativity | creativity | self-awareness | self-awareness | communicate | communicate | theater | theater | outdoor public theatres | outdoor public theatres | scaena frons | scaena frons | many theatre artists | many theatre artists | violence onstage | violence onstage | neoclassical theatre | neoclassical theatre | neoclassical rules | neoclassical rules | medieval theatre | medieval theatre | environmental theatre | environmental theatre | departures from realism | departures from realism | significant playwrights | significant playwrights | first permanent theatre | first permanent theatre | theatre history | theatre history | theatre architecture | theatre architecture | selective realism | selective realism | neoclassical ideals | neoclassical ideals | autos sacramentales | autos sacramentales | formal theatre | formal theatre | tiring house | tiring house | realistic theatre | realistic theatre | scene design | scene design | staging practices | staging practices | female playwrights | female playwrights | crisis drama | crisis drama | symbolist drama | symbolist drama | dramatic rules | dramatic rules | theatrical semiosis | theatrical semiosis | theatrical competence | theatrical competence | deictic orientation | deictic orientation | proxemic relations | proxemic relations | theatre semiotics | theatre semiotics | theatrical communication | theatrical communication | dramatic information | dramatic information | dramatic discourse | dramatic discourse | theatrical sign | theatrical sign | theatrical discourse | theatrical discourse | theatrical frame | theatrical frame | dramatic world | dramatic world | dramatic text | dramatic text | perlocutionary effect | perlocutionary effect | theatrical text | theatrical text | performance text | performance text

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21L.703 Studies in Drama: Too Hot to Handle: Forbidden Plays in Modern America (MIT) 21L.703 Studies in Drama: Too Hot to Handle: Forbidden Plays in Modern America (MIT)

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Unlike film, theater in America does not have a ratings board that censors content. So plays have had more freedom to explore and to transgress normative culture. Yet censorship of the theater has been part of American culture from the beginning, and continues today. How and why does this happen, and who decides whether a play is too dangerous to see or to teach? Are plays dangerous? Sinful? Even demonic? In our seminar, we will study plays that have been censored, either legally or extra-legally (i.e. refused production, closed down during production, denied funding, or taken off school reading lists). We'll look at laws, both national and local, relating to the "obscene", as well as unofficial practices, and think about the way censorship operates in American life now. And of course w Unlike film, theater in America does not have a ratings board that censors content. So plays have had more freedom to explore and to transgress normative culture. Yet censorship of the theater has been part of American culture from the beginning, and continues today. How and why does this happen, and who decides whether a play is too dangerous to see or to teach? Are plays dangerous? Sinful? Even demonic? In our seminar, we will study plays that have been censored, either legally or extra-legally (i.e. refused production, closed down during production, denied funding, or taken off school reading lists). We'll look at laws, both national and local, relating to the "obscene", as well as unofficial practices, and think about the way censorship operates in American life now. And of course w

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drama | drama | forbidden plays | forbidden plays | Modern America | Modern America | decision alley | decision alley | drama strategies | drama strategies | drama skills | drama skills | purchasing institution | purchasing institution | drama activity | drama activity | drama activities | drama activities | writing opportunity | writing opportunity | last wolf | last wolf | learning medium | learning medium | literacy activities | literacy activities | writing opportunities | writing opportunities | foundation stage | foundation stage | assessment focus | assessment focus | two long lines | two long lines | dramatic activity | dramatic activity | action conventions | action conventions | literary arts | literary arts | storytelling | storytelling | poetry | poetry | live performance | live performance | ritual | ritual | entertainment | entertainment | communities | communities | social norms | social norms | audiences | audiences | plays | plays | dramatic structure | dramatic structure | performing arts | performing arts | writing | writing | discussion | discussion | writer | writer | speaker | speaker | cultures | cultures | tools | tools | fiction | fiction | ethical | ethical | historical | historical | political | political | artistic | artistic | questions | questions | creativity | creativity | self-awareness | self-awareness | communicate | communicate | theater | theater | outdoor public theatres | outdoor public theatres | scaena frons | scaena frons | many theatre artists | many theatre artists | violence onstage | violence onstage | neoclassical theatre | neoclassical theatre | neoclassical rules | neoclassical rules | medieval theatre | medieval theatre | environmental theatre | environmental theatre | departures from realism | departures from realism | significant playwrights | significant playwrights | first permanent theatre | first permanent theatre | theatre history | theatre history | theatre | theatre | censorship | censorship | blacklist | blacklist | banned | banned | obscenity | obscenity | architecture | architecture | selective realism | selective realism

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21L.005 Introduction to Drama (MIT) 21L.005 Introduction to Drama (MIT)

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Drama combines the literary arts of storytelling and poetry with the world of live performance. As a form of ritual as well as entertainment, drama has served to unite communities and challenge social norms, to vitalize and disturb its audiences. In order to understand this rich art form more fully, we will study and discuss a sampling of plays that exemplify different kinds of dramatic structure; class members will also participate in, attend, and review dramatic performances. Drama combines the literary arts of storytelling and poetry with the world of live performance. As a form of ritual as well as entertainment, drama has served to unite communities and challenge social norms, to vitalize and disturb its audiences. In order to understand this rich art form more fully, we will study and discuss a sampling of plays that exemplify different kinds of dramatic structure; class members will also participate in, attend, and review dramatic performances.

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Drama | Drama | literary arts | literary arts | storytelling | storytelling | poetry | poetry | live performance | live performance | ritual | ritual | entertainment | entertainment | communities | communities | social norms | social norms | audiences | audiences | plays | plays | dramatic structure | dramatic structure | performing arts | performing arts | writing | writing | discussion | discussion | writer | writer | speaker | speaker | cultures | cultures | tools | tools | fiction | fiction | ethical | ethical | historical | historical | political | political | artistic | artistic | questions | questions | creativity | creativity | self-awareness | self-awareness | communicate | communicate | theater. | theater.

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21M.410 Vocal Repertoire and Performance: African American Composers (MIT) 21M.410 Vocal Repertoire and Performance: African American Composers (MIT)

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The primary focus of this Vocal Repertoire and Performance course is placed upon the works of African American composers and concert artists. Students gather biographical data and explore art songs, operatic arias, ensembles, choral masterpieces, and arrangements employing sacred and secular texts. Additionally, students conduct inquiry into works representative of their own heritage. This course is required for vocalists in the MIT Emerson Music Performance program; others may be admitted by audition. The primary focus of this Vocal Repertoire and Performance course is placed upon the works of African American composers and concert artists. Students gather biographical data and explore art songs, operatic arias, ensembles, choral masterpieces, and arrangements employing sacred and secular texts. Additionally, students conduct inquiry into works representative of their own heritage. This course is required for vocalists in the MIT Emerson Music Performance program; others may be admitted by audition.

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vocal repertoire | vocal repertoire | vocal performance | vocal performance | African American composers | African American composers | spirituals | spirituals | black composers | black composers

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Conceptualizing new age and neopagan ritual (17 May 2013)

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In this seminar, Professor Michael Houseman (l'École pratique des hautes études, Paris) presents a brief analysis of several small ceremonies to make a theoretical argument about ritual in a new age and neopagan context. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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society | ritual | theology | anthropology | religion | neopaganism | society | ritual | theology | anthropology | religion | neopaganism

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Morality in Wartime Britain Morality in Wartime Britain

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Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Religion and Spirituality | Religion and Spirituality | Teaching | Teaching

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How to protect your newborn from neonatal death: spirits and infant feeding practices in the Gambia

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A seminar for the Fertility and Reproduction Group by Sarah O'Neill of the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (10 November 2014) Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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anthropology | society | infant | childbirth | religion | Ghana | Africa | ritual | anthropology | society | infant | childbirth | religion | Ghana | Africa | ritual | 2014-11-10

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21A.150 Teaching and Learning: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (MIT) 21A.150 Teaching and Learning: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (MIT)

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This course explores the diverse ways that people teach and learn—in different countries, in different disciplines, and in different subcultures. We will discuss how theories of learning can be applied to a variety of hands-on, in-class learning activities. We compare schooling to other forms of knowledge transmission from initiation and apprenticeship to recent innovations in online education such as MOOCs. Students will employ a range of qualitative methods in conducting original research on topics of their choice. This course explores the diverse ways that people teach and learn—in different countries, in different disciplines, and in different subcultures. We will discuss how theories of learning can be applied to a variety of hands-on, in-class learning activities. We compare schooling to other forms of knowledge transmission from initiation and apprenticeship to recent innovations in online education such as MOOCs. Students will employ a range of qualitative methods in conducting original research on topics of their choice.

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teaching | teaching | learning | learning | culture | culture | cross-cultural perspectives | cross-cultural perspectives | subcultures | subcultures | schooling | schooling | initiation | initiation | apprenticeship | apprenticeship | education | education | online education | online education | MOOCs | MOOCs | interviewing | interviewing | observation | observation | ethnography | ethnography | discourse analysis | discourse analysis | socialization | socialization | social learning | social learning | ritual | ritual | rites of passage | rites of passage | imitation | imitation | improvisation | improvisation | creativity | creativity | language | language | personhood | personhood | identity | identity | cognition | cognition | perception | perception

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O papel do sacrifício no Candomblé (Text)

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This text in Portuguese accompanies the illustrated podcast 'O papel do sacrifício no Candomblé' and was created and researched by Emilia Kroprowska ,a student of Spanish and Latin American Studies at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The text is based on the student’s own original research in Brazil, and the theme is the Afro-Brazilian religion Candomblé. Ritual sacrifice of animals is a feature of this religion, a practice which is frequently misunderstood by people not familiar with the religion. The recording, based on an interview with a Brazilian practitioner of Candomblé, Mônica Baptista Costa, explains the tr

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candomblé sacrifício sacrifice animals brazil brasil brazilian ritual religion religião belief custom ritual theology africa latin america | related subjects | R000

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Festivals, Drugs and Spirituality

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This part of the series discusses the role of various religions in modern festivals, and how drugs have been used to gain religious experiences. Finally the section looks at rave culture as an alternative spirituality.

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Festivals Religion Culture U73621 ritual spirituality drugs LSD hashish mescaline MDMA entheogens Buddhafield William James Aldous Huxley Timothy Leary rave

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Festivals and Mythology

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Discusses the relationship between festivals, ritual, and myth and the various theories establishing this relationship.

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Festivals Religion Culture U73621 myth mythology spirituality ritual Edward Tylor James Frazer Mircea Eliade

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Media Theory Media Theory

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The course examines theoretical frameworks for thinking across media forms and their relation to society. It explores different theoretical domains from three different angles: historical, critical-analytical and experiential. The course examines theoretical frameworks for thinking across media forms and their relation to society. It explores different theoretical domains from three different angles: historical, critical-analytical and experiential.

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Periodismo | Periodismo | Media theory | Media theory | Media rituals | Media rituals | Agenda Setting and Framing | Agenda Setting and Framing | Transmission | Transmission | Modernity | Modernity | Influence | Influence | Persuasion | Persuasion | Decoding | Decoding | Convergence | Convergence | Prosthesis | Prosthesis | Signs | Signs | Grado en Periodismo | Grado en Periodismo | Comunicacion Audiovisual y Publicidad | Comunicacion Audiovisual y Publicidad | 2013 | 2013

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MAS.S66 Indistinguishable From... Magic as Interface, Technology, and Tradition (MIT) MAS.S66 Indistinguishable From... Magic as Interface, Technology, and Tradition (MIT)

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With a focus on the creation of functional prototypes and practicing real magical crafts, this class combines theatrical illusion, game design, sleight of hand, machine learning, camouflage, and neuroscience to explore how ideas from ancient magic and modern stage illusion can inform cutting edge technology. With a focus on the creation of functional prototypes and practicing real magical crafts, this class combines theatrical illusion, game design, sleight of hand, machine learning, camouflage, and neuroscience to explore how ideas from ancient magic and modern stage illusion can inform cutting edge technology.

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magic | magic | technology | technology | illusion | illusion | ritual | ritual | performance | performance | design | design | interface | interface | game design | game design | machine learning | machine learning | neuroscience | neuroscience | tricks | tricks | design exercise | design exercise | deception | deception | bots | bots | user experience | user experience

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21L.005 Introduction to Drama (MIT) 21L.005 Introduction to Drama (MIT)

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Drama might be described as a game played with something sacred. It tells stories that go right to the heart of what people believe about themselves. And it is enacted in the moment, which means it has an added layer of interpretive mystery and playfulness, or "theatricality." This course will explore theater and theatricality across periods and cultures, through intensive engagement with texts and with our own readings. Drama might be described as a game played with something sacred. It tells stories that go right to the heart of what people believe about themselves. And it is enacted in the moment, which means it has an added layer of interpretive mystery and playfulness, or "theatricality." This course will explore theater and theatricality across periods and cultures, through intensive engagement with texts and with our own readings.

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Drama | Drama | literary arts | literary arts | storytelling | storytelling | poetry | poetry | live performance | live performance | ritual | ritual | entertainment | entertainment | communities | communities | social norms | social norms | audiences | audiences | plays | plays | dramatic structure | dramatic structure | performing arts | performing arts | writing | writing | discussion | discussion | writer | writer | speaker | speaker | cultures | cultures | tools | tools | fiction | fiction | ethical | ethical | historical | historical | political | political | artistic | artistic | questions | questions | creativity | creativity | self-awareness | self-awareness | communicate | communicate | theater | theater | outdoor public theatres | outdoor public theatres | scaena frons | scaena frons | many theatre artists | many theatre artists | violence onstage | violence onstage | neoclassical theatre | neoclassical theatre | neoclassical rules | neoclassical rules | medieval theatre | medieval theatre | environmental theatre | environmental theatre | departures from realism | departures from realism | significant playwrights | significant playwrights | first permanent theatre | first permanent theatre | theatre history | theatre history | theatre architecture | theatre architecture | selective realism | selective realism | neoclassical ideals | neoclassical ideals | autos sacramentales | autos sacramentales | formal theatre | formal theatre | tiring house | tiring house | realistic theatre | realistic theatre | scene design | scene design | staging practices | staging practices | female playwrights | female playwrights | crisis drama | crisis drama | symbolist drama | symbolist drama | dramatic rules | dramatic rules | theatrical semiosis | theatrical semiosis | theatrical competence | theatrical competence | deictic orientation | deictic orientation | proxemic relations | proxemic relations | theatre semiotics | theatre semiotics | theatrical communication | theatrical communication | dramatic information | dramatic information | dramatic discourse | dramatic discourse | theatrical sign | theatrical sign | theatrical discourse | theatrical discourse | theatrical frame | theatrical frame | dramatic world | dramatic world | dramatic text | dramatic text | perlocutionary effect | perlocutionary effect | theatrical text | theatrical text | performance text | performance text

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21A.211 Magic, Witchcraft, and the Spirit World (MIT)

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Spiritual, magical, and "occult" aspects of human behavior in anthropological and historical perspective: magic, ritual curing, trance, spirit possession, sorcery, and accusations of witchcraft. Material drawn from traditional nonwestern societies, medieval and early modern Europe, and colonial and contemporary North America.

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anthropology | sorcery | spirit possession | ritual curing | magic | witchcraft

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Economic growth and spiritual nourishment: Shenzhen and its entrepreneur citizens

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Third lecture in the Martin D'Arcy lecture series on Christianity in China, in this lecture, Dr Wu looks at the rapid economic growth in the city of Shenzhen and also the spiritual growth within the city. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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spiritualism | christianity | religion | Buddhism | arcy | china | qing dynasty | matteo ricci | shenzhen | arcy | china | qing dynasty | matteo ricci | shenzhen

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Wartime Art and Grief

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In this podcast Dr Claudia Siebrecht, Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Sussex, discusses German women and the aesthetics of loss portrayed through art during the First World War. Watch and download the podcast at: http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/wartime-art-and-grief This … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | Religion and Spirituality | Teaching | 700 (Arts) | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | N (Fine Arts)

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Seminoles playing stickball in the Big Cypress Swamp, Florida

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1920s | florida | games | patchwork | nativeamericans | rituals | stickball | bigcypressswamp | seminoleindians | floridaseminoles | statelibraryandarchivesofflorida | koreshanunitycollection | vision:outdoor=0782 | seminolepatchworkclothing

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The Growing Interest in Spiritualism during and after WW1 ?A solace to a tortured world?? - The Growing Interest in Spiritualism during and after WW1

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In the 21st century, how many of us believe in ghosts? Is commune with the dead now confined to the pages of teenage fiction and mass market horror? Or could we, as a society, once more turn to spiritualism in … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | Religion and Spirituality | 200 (Religion) | B (Philosophy Psychology Religion) | Bereavement | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality)

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Beatrice Street Church, Oswestry, Sunday School trip to Rhyl

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Spiritualism in Australia and the Great War

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I was interested to read Suzanne Grogan?s post about the largely unacknowledged, and certainly incompletely explored question of spiritualism in the Great War. As in so many aspects of the war, Robert Graves?s Goodbye to All That alerted me forty-odd … Continue reading →

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