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Mark Staplehurst

Designer & Developer, ecentricarts in Toronto

A History of British Accents

PRESENTED ON JUN 14, 2012
IN TORONTO @ VOL 16

Mark Staplehurst is a web designer and developer from England, and in his presentation he talks about the history of British accents. You'll soon realize how Englishmen are all "branded by the tongue." What can you tell about Mark from his accent?

"Presentation of the Day" on March 6, 2013.

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The Pattern Language of Taos Architecture

BY RACHEL PRESTON PRINZ
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 29, 2011

A city's architecture tends to tell you a lot about that city, and in this presentation, Rachel Preston Prinz highlights various architectural trends that you'll find in the city of Taos, New Mexico -- for example, the ornate bars that you'll see in one of the image are a reaction to the city's proximity to the "frontier." (in English)
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History Is Important

BY JUSTIN THOMPSON
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 21, 2012

History is important, we can surely all agree on that, but Justin Thompson wants to make sure we all get the message. (in English)

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The Power of Language

BY IRINA HOLCA
@ VOL 20 ON APR 18, 2014

Irina Holca, an english teacher, shares her love for languages and introduces some of Japan's historical attempts at language acculturation in neighboring countries.

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A (brief) History of US Ballparks

BY JOSH GRUNER
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 14, 2014

Josh Gruner gives a brief history of eastern US ballparks designs. He explores the evolution of the architecture of the American baseball stadium.

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How History can be Used

BY BLAINE HUDSON
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Blaine Hudson lectures about the history and culture of African American in Louisville. The more we know about Black history, the better we can improve it for the future.

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A Condensed History of Publishing

BY JENNIFER MOSHER
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2015

Jennifer Mosher offers a condensed history of publishing.

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Fort to Prince: The French Language Two Centuries In

BY MICHEL BOUCHARD
IN PRINCE GEORGE

Michel Bouchard grew up in a tiny french-speaking community in a Alberta, a province where french history is not widely celebrated or known. Later, he relocated to Prince George, British Columbia where the role of french history is even more ignored. Join of a Michel as he explores the fur trade era and the hidden role of french heritage in the region.

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What is the History of Technology and Why Is It Important?

BY JONATHAN COOPERSMITH
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 01, 2016

Presenter Jonathan Coopersmith, Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University, talks about the progression of technology and its uses- good, bad, or ugly.

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History of BOMMA

BY JIRI TRTÍK
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 19, 2016

Jiří Trtík, the director of glasswork BOMMA, speaks about history of this factory and cooperation with František Vízner.

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