Alfred Hitchcock's early films offer a fascinating glimpse into the nascent genius and artistic development of the man who perfected the thriller genre. Hitchcock's European films clearly exhibit the influence of German Expressionism, and their technical bravado and experimentalism reflect Hitch's training in mechanics, industrial design, and acoustics. Most importantly, Hitchcock's early films demonstrate an intense, lifelong fascination with scene construction and visual narrative, which flowered brilliantly in such later works as “Psycho” and “Vertigo.”
Enjoy this new series of TEDx-style lectures about art, music, culture, business, history, education, science, health, politics and more. A presentation of UC San Diego's Park & Market, Triton Talks is a reflection of the vibrant, multinational community we call home.
Frontiers in Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurological Diseases
New scientific technologies in the laboratory have advanced our understanding of basic mechanisms of neurological disease over the past decade. This seminar from UC San Francisco highlights some of the new diagnostic testing and treatments available to patients with neurological disease.
Autocrat, dictator, and socialist — these are some of the terms used to describe three of Latin America’s most controversial leaders: Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega, Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro and Cuba’s Miguel Diaz-Canel. Democracy throughout Latin America has begun to erode, leaving the door open for authoritarian leaders to...
“Recognize that nothing is new, everything is changing, and that we need to wake up to a new form of English that we ourselves may not share but that can be as creative, as poetic and as imaginative as any that we’ve had in our lifetime.” Seth Lerer, Distinguished Professor of Literature and Dean Emeritus […]