The LiTgloss project is a collection of texts written in languages other than English. The texts are of literary, cultural, or historical interest to speakers of English, and likely (we think) to be better appreciated if read in the original language.
This site presents opportunities for study of the 18th century lost town of London, Maryland, from the integrated perspective of archaeological find, archival records, and material culture.
Annenberg Learner produces educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers. Annenberg Learner's multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Many programs are also intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home. All Annenberg Learner videos exemplify excellent teaching.
Sponsored by Kentucky Educational Television, this site supports an online course in the study of Latin and offers additional resources on Roman culture.
Resources for the study of South American, Central American, and Caribbean culture.
Texts, images, and commentary for the study of the Middle Ages.
This highly interactive site offers many ways to introduce jazz as a musical genre and cultural tradition. An interactive map features hot places for jazz in America; a lounge defines jazz with recordings of key elements and genres; and audio files feauture nine different songs of nine artists. Artists featured on the site include: Louis Armstrong, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Sarah Vaughan.
Hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science and Technology and aided by a consortium of colleges and universities with programs in information science, this site contains a vast collection of online texts, including novels, newspapers, magazines, and tutorials for students of all ages.
A library of texts and translations recording all aspects of medieval life.
This French-language site, designed and hosted at the City University of New York and associated with a French non-profit educational association, focuses on the history, society, and literature of various French-speaking islands located throughout the world.