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Transcript: The Argentine Tango Steps Embrace Figures Walk The tango become one of Argentina's trademarks. It began to appear in movies and singers would travel all over the world. Because of this Argentina became one of the ten richest nations in the world. This became known as Argentina's Golden Age (1930's- 1950's) The tango became a part of the Argentine culture. Why was it created? Home of the Argentine Tango Change In the 1800's, the tango was derived from African slaves who immigrated to Buenos Aires. The tango was a dance that was popular amongst the lower classes. Over time, even wealthy people began to see and dance the tango and it spread worldwide. Today, people of all ages, races, and social classes still dance to the tango. There have been many versions of the tango that have been made such as : Tango Oriental Finnish tango Tango liso Although these versions are not as well known as the traditonal or argentine tango, they still manage to keep the fundamental tango style, while adding a style that represents their culture. Present forms were developed in Argentina and Uruguay exposed to influences from Europe and North America Consists of a variety of styles which are from different regions and eras Has Cuban and Argentine descent Also has african descent. (African slaves immigrated to Buenos Aires and inlfuenced the culture.) Tango canyengue Tango orillero Salon tango "Estilo milonguero" (tango apilado) Tango nuevo Tango tradicional Tango con corte y quebrada Tango de fantasía Show tango Different Forms of Argentine Tango Culture Elements of Argentine Tango Contributions by Rebekah Marrufo

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Transcript: Samba was initially believed to be sinful and the people of higher society did all they could to prevent this new music from being listened to. However the music continued to be popularized and danced to and now encompasses more than just one culture. Samba dance may not be important to everyone, but to a lot it is. Samba is very important to Brazilians. It is even more important than their five year in a row football championship. The music and dance moves are the love of many in Brazil. The samba dance is in the Brazilians culture and has been for many years. The carnival celebrates the Samba each year, but even throughout the year you can find Samba dancing everywhere; nightclubs, streets, even in some backyards. The dance and music are just a natural part of the Brazilian dance lifestyle and culture. It brings a lot of people together and that's why it's so important. Samba Dance Background Samba dance originated from Africa with the West African slave trade and religious traditions, but has become a huge part of Brazil's culture. SAMBA DANCE Interesting facts "Samba." Elbaz Dance. N.p.. Web. 19 Mar 2014. <>. "The History of Samba." Daance Lovers. N.p.. Web. 19 Mar 2014. <>. "Samba." Umich. N.p.. Web. 19 Mar 2014. <>. "Samba Dance Brazil." Celebrate Brazil. N.p.. Web. 19 Mar 2014. <>. Important people and interetsing facts! 16th Century- African's were imported from Africa to be slaves but their traditions were not forgotten and Samba was a part of that. 1917- Pelo Telephon was the first person to construct a Samba song. 1928- The first Samba school opened under Ismael Silva, called "Deixa Falar" (let them gossip.) End of 19th century to the beginning of 20th century- First official Samba day, celebrated on December 2th to celebrate the freedom of African slaves and what they brought with them- Samba dancing. 1998- First Brazil carnival; first carnival with Samba dancing in it. -Luis Moterio de Costa: Composed "Na Baixa do Sapeteiro" -Pelo Telephone: Made the first Samba song. Timeline of Important Events History of Samba Links There are several schools open just for Samba Dancing. Why is Samba dance important? Important People

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Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. 2. 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week

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Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity

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