How has pronounciation shaped history and culture? Kate Kelleher explores "shibboleth" and its social implications, then and now.
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Canada‘s dark secret in its history
BY ROSALIE PETER-ISENBUERGER
@ VOL 2
ON NOV 22, 2014
Rosalie Peter-Isenbürger speaks about the horrors of the Indian residential schools in Canada, which was a result of a policy put into effect from 1876 - 1996. This policy was to remove (native) children from the influence of their families and culture and assimilate them into the dominant (white) Canadian culture.
Secret Lives of Objects
BY DR. LISA GODSON
@ VOL 9
ON SEP 24, 2015
Dr. Lisa Godson researches, writes about and lectures on design and material culture. Current publishing projects include the books Making 1916: material and visual culture of the Easter Rising (Liverpool University Press) and Secret Lives of Objects: stories of design from modern Dublin. She is research collaborator with artists Jesse Jones and Sarah Browne on the major Artangel/Create/Arts Council of Ireland 2016 project In the Shadow of the State.
The Secret Life of the Pencil
BY ALEX HAMMOND
@ VOL 12
ON SEP 19, 2016
"Every now and then, put aside your computer, your iPad... and explore the simplicity of a pencil on paper."
In 'The Secret Life of Pencils' at PechaKucha Night London Vol. 12, Alex Hammond tells the tales of this simple instrument - the pencil - and how it has given birth to numerous wonderful and wacky ideas, including those of PechaKucha founders and acclaimed architect's - Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein!!
We promise you after watching this PechaKucha talk, you will never look at the humble pencil quite the same again!
The Obscure and NOT so Secret Life of an Interpreter
BY ALYSIA MCEVOY
@ VOL 24
ON MAR 30, 2018
What does a sign language interpreter DO? Why do I need an interpreter if deaf people can read lips? Is ASL (American Sign Language) Universal? Can deaf people drive? Are deaf people Death? Why do they wear black?
Learning about what it is to be an interpreter.