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    • Alan Arkin lecture "Acting and creativity"

    • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.); Acting
    • Actor/director/writer Alan Arkin discusses his view of the role of creativity in relationship to society, especially as it relates to acting. Concludes with a time of questions and answers. Recorded during the UniverCity 1990 Conference at Ball...
    • Barbara Dana lecture "The creative life and family integrity

    • Work and family; Lifestyles; Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
    • Barbara Dana, actress/author and wife of actor Alan Arkin, shares her views on combining a life of creative expression with the experience of being a decent, caring, giving individual. Stresses the importance of family life and mutual support...
    • Ball State Symphony Orchestra performance

    • Operas--Excerpts; Symphonic poems--Excerpts; Orchestral music, Arranged; Concertos (Flute); Pantomimes with music
    • Contains: Overture from The magic flute ; Arias from The marriage of Figaro ; Flute concerto no. 1 / Mozart -- Dance of the marionette / Gounod -- Hall of the mountain king / Grieg.; Performers include Tom Masuko (baritone-2nd work, 5th work),...
    • Betty Edwards lecture "New ways to look at creative thinking"

    • Cerebral hemisphere; Creative thinking; Creative ability
    • Dr. Betty Edwards, Director of the Center for the Educational Applications of Brain Hemisphere Research, California State University, Long Beach, discusses the differences between the left and right brain and the need for both. Focuses on the...
    • Billy Collins poetry reading

    • Poetry
    • Features 2001-02 U. S. poet laureate Billy Collins reading his poetry. Introduction by Rai Peterson. Recorded during the UniverCity 2002 Conference at Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana.
    • Sumo wrestling demonstration

    • Sumo; Wrestling; Aishin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
    • Features a demonstration of sumo wrestling by members of Aisin Seiki Co. Ltd.'s sumo club. Introduction by Blaine Brownell. Recorded during the UniverCity 2000 Conference at Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana.
    • Lead poisoning and children panel discussion

    • Lead poisoning in children
    • Features a discussion on lead poisoning in children, with a special emphasis on Delaware County and Muncie, Indiana. Includes a presentation of the results of research on the level of lead in children's blood in various parts of Indiana and...
    • Cornel West lecture addressing community and democracy

    • West, Cornel--Political and social views; Conduct of life; Ethics; Democracy;
    • Features African American social activist, author, philosopher, and distinguished professor Cornel West, who discusses what it means to be human and advocates combining the Socratic spirituality of genuine questioning of self and society and the...
    • Bharati Mukherjee lecture "American transformations"

    • Authors, American; Americanization; Acculturation; Group identity
    • Features award-winning author Bharati Mukherjee, who has written extensively about the immigrant experience in America. Mukherjee, who was born in India, discusses her personal transformations, as well as the transformations of the U.S. as a whole,...
    • Bruce Feiler lecture on his Middle East travels

    • Feiler, Bruce S.--Travel--Middle East; Abraham (Biblical patriarch); Christianity and other religions--Judaism; Christianity and other religions--Islam; Judaism--Relations-Christianity; Judaism--Relations--Islam; Islam--Relations--Christianity;...
    • Features Bruce Feiler, best-selling author of Walking the Bible, who discusses his experiences during his journey through the biblical Middle East. He also talks about the relationship between the monotheistic religions in today's world and...
    • Japanese traditional music performance

    • Music--Japan
    • Features four musicians from Kariya, Japan playing traditional Japanese music. Hosted by Chie Tsuzuki. Recorded during the UniverCity 2000 Conference at Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana.
    • Thomas Krens lecture "The arts and culture in the 21st century"

    • Art museums; Art--Exhibition techniques; Art and society; Architecture, Modern
    • Features Guggenheim Worldwide director Thomas Krens, who discusses the history and functions of art museums and changes that may help museums to better meet the requirements of contemporary society and modern art. He draws extensively on his...
    • Linda Ellerbee lecture on breast cancer

    • Ellerbee, Linda--Health; Breast--Cancer--Patients
    • Features journalist and television production company CEO Linda Ellerbee, who discusses her personal struggle with breast cancer. Recorded during the UniverCity 2002 Conference at Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana.
    • Moisés Kaufman leads discussion about his play "The Laramie project"

    • Kaufman, Moisés. Laramie project; Gays in literature; American drama--20th century
    • Features playwright and artistic director of Tectonic Theater Project Moisés Kaufman, who leads a discussion about his play The Laramie project. The discussion followed a performance of The Laramie project by Ball State students and included the...
    • Kay Jamison lecture "Suicide and its prevention"

    • Suicide; Suicide--Prevention
    • Features psychiatry professor and author Kay Redfield Jamison, who shares her own experiences with depression, discusses what is known about suicide and its relation to mental illness, and offers ideas for suicide prevention. Includes almost 30...
    • Sally Ride lecture "Reach for the stars"

    • Women astronauts; Astronautics
    • Features Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, who describes how she got involved in the space program and talks about what it's like to be in space. Recorded during the UniverCity 2002 Conference at Ball State University, in Muncie,...

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