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Yulia Skok

How Can a Necktie Help in War?

PRESENTED ON OCT 01, 2013
IN OMSK @ VOL 1

Needlewoman Yulia Skok presents clothes firstly made for military needs, but then later finding a place in everyday life. Yulia talks about cloaks, jackets, shoes, sweaters and what-not to wear clothing items. She highlights that many common types of clothing styles have a military origin. (in Russian) 

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Better, but Boring: The Modern State of Men's Fashion

BY VINAY KUMAR MYSORE
@ VOL 24 ON MAY 21, 2013

Vinay Kumar Mysore walks us through the history of men's fashion and challenges us to think about how the society defines men's style.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 27, 2013.

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Joy through Apparel

BY ALEX LEE
@ VOL 25 ON SEP 20, 2013

Alex Lee from Joy Apparel explains how his unique project works. People submit pictures of their face and their passions to his website and buy a shirt with someone else's face and passion on it. Through doing this, people can spread their personalized messages to the rest of the world.

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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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Camouflage: The New Plaid

BY SJEF VAN GAALEN
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

Presented at PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 124Camouflage: The New Plaid's Researcher & Designer, Sjef van Gaalen, is fascinated with camouflage and the history of how it has become deeply ingrained in popular fashion culture. He deconstructs the ironies associated with fashion being at odds with the military, pointing out that the armed forces are now more concerned with the image that camouflage conveys to new recruits than with its original tactical use. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 8, 2015.

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Civil War Anesthesia

BY JOHN RATHGEB
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 05, 2015

John Rathgeb, a Civil War ethusiast, shares medical practices and the evolution of anesthesia around the world and uses in the Civil war. 

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Cold War

BY BETH BISHOP
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 19, 2016

Beth Bishop gives a history lesson on the Cold War

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The Empire, War & Cricket

BY DEAN ALLEN
@ VOL 17 ON AUG 30, 2017

Dr Dean Allen is a recognised Historian and speaks of his love for a small Karoo town in the middle of no-where just outside Cape Town.

How this little town was created over 100 years ago as the Jewel of Africa where the rich and famous went on holiday, the turbulent history of corruption and bribes established the owner of the town in the upper class through cricket and war to his business relationship with Cecil Rhodes

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How Art can Help us Communicate and Reconnect with People

BY JEREMY KOCH
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 26, 2017

Jeremy Koch elaborates on how we, as a society, need to re-learn the art of communication in a world saturated with technology. 

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How Wiener Dogs, Bras, Books, and High Fashion Help BCS

BY WIENERSPIEL LEUNES
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 05, 2018

Judy LeUnes' presentation focuses on some successful non-profit fundraisers in the Bryan/College Station, Texas community and the presenter's vision of her new Non-Profit Organization, Wienerspiel, and how even more animals, children, and families in our area can be helped.