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Transcript: - J. M. Coetzee - Biography. (n.d.). Nobelprize.org. Retrieved November 27, 2012, from http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2003/coetzee-bio.html - New York Times: "The novel shows Coetzee's life but a strange aspect." - Goal is not artists work but artists life - Very successful. Won Nobel Prize in Literature in 2003 J.M. Coetzee Women in his life pg. 1 "... it is his job to man the reading room....the regular librarians... prefer not to do because... [it] is too bleak and lonely at night". -Biography of J.M. Coetzee. (1999-2012). Retrieved from http://www.gradesaver.com/author/j-coetzee/ -J.M. Coetzee biography. (2003). Retrieved from http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2003/coetzee-bio.html - Deresiewicz, William. "Third-Person Singular - New York Times." The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Nov. 2012. <http://www.nytimes.com/2002/07/07/books/review/07DERESIT.html>. Bibliography By Stacey, Hjordis and Ceara 1963: Marries Philippa Jubber and has two children 1980: Divorces his wife 1991: She passes away 2002: J.M. moves to Australia with his partner Dorthy Driver "In fact, looking back, he cannot recall having been the object of a passion; a true passion, of any degree." Pg. 133 He does not have "relationships" Do John and Coetzee change throughout their lives? How do they handle change in their lives? The "artist" Conclusion Worked as an IBM programmer Professor Moved around a lot Commitment Issues - "His failure as a writer and his failure as a lover are so closely parallel that they might as well be the same thing. He is the poet, the maker, the active principle... Unless he wills himself to act, nothing will happen... He cannot will himself to write but waits for aid of some source from outside." p. 166 - Spends his life waiting for destiny The coward "He is employed again, he is safe, he is not going to be ordered out of the country." pg.141 pg. 2 "Working in the library is not his only employment... he assists with first year tutorials in the mathematics department...he conducts the diploma students in drama...and...he is employed by a cram school in Rondebosch." "South Africa is a wound within him. How much longer until the wound stops bleeding?" Pg. 116 Left his country, but couldn't let go. Life as an artist Physical Failure "When he had enough money he would give up the job and devote himself to writing." pg. 80 - "He is afraid. Afraid of writing" p. 166 - Holds himself back "From what are you fleeing? From boredom... From atrophy of the moral life." Pg. 104 "He has been in the service of IBM for over a year...he cannot go on like this. He cannot sacrifice any more of his life to the principle that human beings should have to labour in misery for their bread." pg. 105 Coetzee behind the story Working for IBM and International Computers The life and struggles of John in Youth in comparison to the author J.M. Coetzee. The passive failure Coetzee John Diaspora - Sacrifices his life for his picture of what an artist should be like. "Better to accept the burden of unhappiness and try to turn it into something worthwhile, poetry or music..." p. 14 - Writers as role models - No apparent talent - Defines himself through writing Coetzees' Working life Working life "He has failed in his undertaking once and is failing it again, but he does not care." Pg. 130 Failure in work carries over to his relationship with women. "At such times he finds his job not just bearable but pleasing." pg. 81 Small Jobs around campus and other meaningless jobs that he took
Transcript: Go on Exchange present your country abroad Work with different mentalities Diversity Explore different cultures Be a Member Develop your skills Have an impact Enrich your knowledge AIESEC Be a Leader Lead your team Achieve your vision Coach others Be a mentor EXPERIENCE YOUR AIESEC JOURNEY Gives you a great experience
Transcript: BY: Shante + Sohpia + Alicja + Rita Youth Empowerment: Building Community Support ABOUT SUMMARY Many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-identified (LGBTQ) youth face discrimination and isolation fostered by their own social systems that serve them in their daily lives. What drives us WHAT DRIVES US Molly Latham (n.d.), professor at University of Nevada, states that “young people who get involved in their communities are more likely to have stronger work ethic, do well in school, and develop leadership skills”. THE IMPACT Impact The purpose of this group is to get the LGBTQ youth active within their community, such aiding towards helping them to feel connected than excluded around their peers, creating a source of inspiration and connection to what the community can offer, and finding a way to fulfill a need of purpose in life. DIVING DEEPER DIVING DEEPER A study showed that, “40% of youth who reported feeling sad or hopeless in their social enviroment, compared to 26% of heterosexual youth” (District of Columbia Public Schools, 2007) LGBT YOUTH Statistics Why Get Involved? Participating in community activities gives more opportunities to become an independent and successful adult It provides a group of friends who can help a teen learn more about themself and his taents and help him make better decisions By connecting with the community, a teen is never alone. There is a place to go and people to talk with when they needs to Purpose Purpose The purpose of this group is to get the LGBTQ youth active within their community, such aiding towards helping them to feel connected than excluded around their peers, creating a source of inspiration and connection to what the community can offer, and finding a way to fulfill a need of purpose in life DETAILS Where When What Members Facilitators Meeting Space Compass Community Center Mondays 5-6pm for 5 weeks Open-floor plan geared for active learning Culturally sensetive, tained LCSW + existing Compass faciltator LGBTQ youth ages 12-19 that want help feeling more empowered through work within their community. Mission statement “We accomplish this by emboldening our youth, promoting pride in our community, and acting as an educator, advocate, health service provider, and focal point for community organizing” (Compass Community Center, 2017) Psychoeducational Group THE GROUP Outline Goals To empower and build confidence amongst LGBT Youth To help youth understand the positive changes they have within their own communities by defining their individual strenghts To define and create a vision of a shared community To identify common goals for change Being a psychoeducational group, were able to help youth understand the positive changes they have within their own communities. Group 1 Defining the Purpose Group 2 Self-Discovery: Who Am I? Who is Part of My Community? Group 3 Building Cohesion: Understanding and Strengthening Our Community Group 4 Creating a Shared Community: How Do We Move Forward? Group 5 Committing to Change WHAT WE NEED Budget Food / Beverages / Utensils Materials and Supplies Room Decor Materials Venue rental Facilitators $ 1,100 Total Expenses
Transcript: Credit Union vs Bank There's all kinds of ways to budget! Here's some examples: Merriam-Webster: a physiological or psychological requirement for the well-being of an organism There are 3 different types of savings: Save all your receipts and put them into catagories Use the closest you can get to your net income What is a need? Let's talk about the difference http://www.mint.com Envelope Method Different Budgets Sample Budge Be realistic don't make spending limits/goals you can't keep Long-term saving: Buying a home, college, retirement Merriam-Webster: something that is more important than other things and that needs to be done or dealt with first. Look for leaks-that $3 a day coffee habit ends up being $780 other budget stuff Budgeting and Saving Saving is a good habit to have and makes your financial life easier if you have an emergency, gives you piece of mind, and helps you get stuff without using credit Board of Directors Merriam-Webster: to desire or wish for something Emergency saving: Medical/hospital, car breaks down, cracked phone screen! What is a priority? Wants, Needs, & Priorities Excel Spreadsheet Every little bit counts Short-term saving: School clothes, buying your first car, vacation, new video game What is a want? A budget is just a plan for what you will do with your money Everyone's plan is different and based on their own priorities Income (after taxes)$54 Expenses: Savings $2 Food $17 Fun Stuff $10 Phone $15 Clothing/personal stuff $10 Total expenses: $54 Use online banking from your CU account Savings Elected Volunteers Nationwide Focus Profit Community Focus Not for Profit Bank C.U. Bank C.U. Bank C.U. Paid Bank C.U. Owned by members Owned by Share Holders
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. http://lifehacker.com/5401954/programmer-101-teach-yourself-how-to-code 2. http://www.bluecloudsolutions.com/blog/cost-develop-app/ 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week
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)" http://www.stoprapenow.org/uploads/advocacyresources/1282164625.pdf 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 http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org/blog/entry/the-need-for-numbers-on-rape-in-warand-why-theyre-nearly-impossible-to-get Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity
Transcript: Greece ΡRethymno, Crete 4 C I T I E S ? - Religion & Political Theory - Theories of Democracy - Social Theory: K. Marx - M. WeberΣοψι - Plato's Republic - State & Regulation - State & Public Policies - Urban & Regional Policies 6-month voluntary teaching of Greek language to migrant kids (primary school) Constantinos Kogiomtzis Background Presentation Magouliana, Arcadia Vienna ΑλεχανδροθπολισAlexandroupolis, Thrace Customs broker Political Science - Political Theory - Public Policy - Political Economy (Thesis: "Debate between structural and instrumental Marxism on the State: Miliband vs. Poulantzas") Transport company department of exports & customs clearance Thank you for your attention!!! Istanbul Istanbul - a city with rich heritage and diverse population - currently under rapid transformation - large-scale projects (gated communities, business centres, malls, touristic developments) # environmental threats, segregation, gentrification of inner-city - motivations/socioeconomic consequences of grassroots resistance movements to the new urban regime. Property transfer and displacement. Physical upgrading or improvement of the inhabitants' living conditions?
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