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He Said She Said - Gender, Language and Communication with Deborah Tannen
First, Deborah Tannen revolutionized our understanding of gender and communication. Now, for the first time on video, Tannen takes your students on an intellectual journey to the core of how…
That's Not What I Meant with Deborah Tannen
Deborah Tannen revolutionized our understanding of gender and communication. Debunking the misconception that communication would be transparent if we simply "said what we meant," Tannen counters by suggesting that we…
The Mind of Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky revolutionized our understanding of language, cognition, and the nature of the human mind. Join host Howard Gardner (Multiple Intelligences theory) as he leads you on a fascinating journey…
Language and Mind with Noam Chomsky
One of the most gifted thinkers of our time, Noam Chomsky has revolutionized our understanding of language, its use and its acquisition. Now, Language & Mind brings Chomsky into your…
The Beauty Myth - The Culture of Beauty, Psychology, and the Self with Naomi Wolf
Naomi Wolf revolutionized our understanding of the relationship between "beauty"and female identity. She presents her definitive treatise on The Beauty Myth: The Culture of Beauty, Psychology, & the Self. On…
In Depth with Naomi Wolf - Additional Points about the Beauty Myth
In this bonus presentation, Naomi Wolf goes in-depth to address key implications, criticisms, and the most commonly asked questions raised by the main program. In this exclusive bonus presentation, go…
MI: Intelligence, Understanding and the Mind with Howard Gardner
The singular revolution in cognitive science and education that is changing how we think about intelligence and the human mind. Now, in this dynamic presentation for the classroom, Howard Gardner…
Creativity and Leadership - Making the Mind Extraordinary with Howard Gardner
First, Howard Gardner conquered long held misconceptions about 'intelligence' and 'understanding'. Now, drawing conclusions from the lives of extraordinary individuals like Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi, and Virginia Woolf, Howard Gardner…
MI: Millennium. - Multiple Intelligences for the New Millennium with Howard Gardner
New dimensions: First, Howard Gardner revolutionized how we think about "intelligence" and "understanding." Now, with MI:MILLENNIUM, Gardner expands, and builds upon the foundations of MI theory--bringing twenty years of research,…
Flow: Psychology, Creativity, & Optimal Experience - with Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
MIHALY CSIKSZENTMIHALYI: Flow: Psychology, Creativity, & Optimal Experience A clear and captivating presentations of Csikszentmihalyi's theory of FLOW. For more than 30 years, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (pronounced CHICK-sent-me-high-ee) has studied states…
How the Mind Works with Steven Pinker
How the Mind Works alters completely the way one thinks about thinking. New York Times First, Steven Pinker illuminated the human Language Instinct with unprecedented wit and wisdom. Now, he…
The Magic of Consciousness with Daniel Dennett
What is consciousness? Why does it remain a mystery? In The Magic of Consciousness, Daniel Dennett takes your students on a fascinating journey backstage, behind the minds curtain, to reveal…
Darwin's Dangerous Idea with Daniel Dennet
A single great idea: The Theory of Natural Selection. With it, Charles Darwin shattered existing notions of the natural world by demonstrating how complexity could arise as a result of…
The Future of Life - Biodiversity in the New Millennium with Edward O. Wilson
The Future of Life: Biodiversity in the New Millennium Excellent. A vivid and hopeful journey through the world of biodiversity. Wilson's ideas are seminal to any serious discussion of the…
Is Evolution Progressive? with Richard Dawkins
In setting out to answer his central question "Is Evolution Progressive?", Dawkins illustrates the human biases that continue to muddle our understanding of just what evolutionary 'progress' means; from early…
Darwin's Revolution in Thought - an Illustrated Lecture for the Classroom with Stephen Jay Gould
Darwin's Revolution in Thought Using evolutionary biology, history of science, and social history as his canvas, Gould paints the fascinating picture of how human biases (philosophical, cultural, and spiritual) have…
Multiple Intelligences with Howard Gardner
In this video, Howard Gardner brings us up to date on the current state of MI theory. From evolutionary psychology and genetics, to anthropology and the study of special populations,…
Understanding with Howard Gardner
Howard Gardner argues that a principle goal of developing the human mind must be "disciplinary with memorization. At the same time, he illustrates how intuitive theories of the "unschooled mind"…
Five Minds for the Future with Howard Gardner
Four megatrends are changing our world and the nature of learning. Globalization interconnects every aspect of our lives. The biological revolution in brain science and genomics is teach and learn.…

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He Said She Said - Gender, Language and Communication with Deborah Tannen
First, Deborah Tannen revolutionized our understanding of gender and communication. Now, for the first time on video, Tannen takes your students on an intellectual journey to the core of how men and women use language, and why communication between the sexes so often goes awry. Taking a linguistic approach that…
Gender And Communication: Styles and Stereotypes
The moment someone declares, "It's a boy!" or "It's a girl!" the biological make up of that child isn't the only thing established - a process of gendering begins and continues throughout that person's life. One aspect of that process is how we learn to communicate. Based on the premise…
MEF Gender Studies Collection
The films in the Media Education Foundation (MEF) collection encourage critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. With a special focus on representations of gender and race, and the affect these representations have on identity and culture, MEF films are especially well-suited for use…
Michael Kimmel: On Gender
We've heard again and again that men and women are engaged in a "battle of the sexes," that we're so differently wired and so foreign to each other that we might as well come from different planets. In this powerful new lecture, renowned speaker and bestselling author Michael Kimmel (The…
Red Moon - Menstruation, Culture & the Politics of Gender
When filmmaker Diana Fabianova reached puberty, she found herself irremediably trapped in menstrual etiquette. She carefully hid the evidence from her father and brother first, and later on, from most of the other men in her life. And no matter how bad she felt, she pretended she was fine. The…
The F Word
This short film is a provocative look at the power of the word 'feminism' in the US. Why does it mean so many different things to different people? Pithy interviews with women and men from diverse backgrounds are rhythmically intercut with computer-animated quotes from the likes of Barbara Smith to…
10 Days = Wife: Love Translated
What happens when you take a group of eager Western men to Odessa, Ukraine where young, beautiful and single women are everywhere and give them a short period to meet a wife? Welcome 10 Days=Wife: LOVE TRANSLATED! It's a jungle out there especially where men have only ten days but…
War Zone
What does it feel like to be a woman on the street in a cultural environment that does nothing to discourage men from heckling, following, touching or disparaging women in public spaces? Filmmaker Maggie Hadleigh-West believes that the streets are a War Zone for women. Armed with only a video-camera,…
Family Portrait in Black & White
Olga Nenya has 27 children. Four of them, now adults, are her biological children; the other 23 are adopted or foster children. Of those 23, 16 are biracial. She calls them "my chocolates," and is raising them to be patriotic Ukrainians. Some residents of Sumy, Ukraine, consider Olga a saint,…
Beauty Mark - Body Image & the Race for Perfection (Educational Edition)
How do our families influence our relationship with our own bodies? How do American pop culture's standards of beauty get inside our hearts and heads? In what ways can sport and the drive for fitness actually make us sick rather than healthy? In this courageous, deeply personal new film, Diane…
Right Out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago's Dinner Party
For five years, feminist artist Judy Chicago worked with a community of four hundred other artists, craftspeople and researchers to create The Dinner Party, a monumental tribute to women of spirit and accomplishment throughout the ages -- women whose names have been banished "right out of history". For over four…
My Whole Self - Microaggressions and Gender
A documentary film about microaggressions and gender featuring six unique voices from the Pacific Northwest at various intersections of age, race, gender, ethnicity, and social class. MY WHOLE SELF shows how friendship and dialogue, humor and intelligence, allow women to succeed despite the implicit bias against them even in a…