Bringing to the screen an obsessive and fatalistic world populated by a rogues' gallery of strange and twisted characters, former architecture student Fritz Lang staked out a uniquely hostile corner of the cinematic universe; despair, isolation, corruption, alienation and helplessness all found life in the shadows and contrasts of his work. A product of German Expressionist thought, he explored humanity at its lowest ebb, with a distinctively rich and bold visual sensibility which virtually defined film noir long before that term was coined.
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.
“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 […]
When we think of the Holocaust, images of the horrific suffering of millions of people come to mind. For British historian Tim Cole, the physical environment that the victims of the Holocaust encountered is a complex story of death and survival. Cole says that for many Westerners, images of the genocide come from the liberation […]