23. May 1968



France Since 1871 (HIST 276)

The student protests of May 1968 in France were linked to international protests against the American war in Vietnam and other political and social consequences of the Cold War. In many respects, the terrible condition of many schools in France that led students to revolt remains a problem. Recent attempts to impose American-style reforms on the university system have met with protests that echo some of the demands made in ’68; although, other conditions for revolution seem as though they may never again be realized in the same way.

00:00 – Chapter 1. A Protest around the World: The Revolutionary Moment of 1968
09:18 – Chapter 2. The Crisis in the French University System
17:05 – Chapter 3. The Student Demonstrations
26:34 – Chapter 4. The Workers’ Strikes
30:07 – Chapter 5. The Common Cause of Students and Workers: Against the Brutalization of Human Relations in the Capitalist Age of Technology
41:41 – Chapter 6. The Inadequacy of the Gaullist Response: A Sincere Revolution without Direction

Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses

This course was recorded in Fall 2007.

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Side Effects May Include w/ Stephen Colbert



As James is struggling to find anyone to relate to sharing side effects of hosting a CBS late night show, Stephen Colbert — in town for the Emmy Awards — shows up to help James list off very specific side effects.

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Your words may predict your future mental health | Mariano Sigman



Can the way you speak and write today predict your future mental state, even the onset of psychosis? In this fascinating talk, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman reflects on ancient Greece and the origins of introspection to investigate how our words hint at our inner lives and details a word-mapping algorithm that could predict the development of schizophrenia. “We may be seeing in the future a very different form of mental health,” Sigman says, “based on objective, quantitative and automated analysis of the words we write, of the words we say.”

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