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Monday, August 5, 2013

Make your own Mooc

Here is an ample and astonishing assortment of lectures and poetry readings from the FundaciĆ³n Juan March in Madrid. You can listen to poets read their own work, lectures on Mahler or Rilke or Cervantes or Lorca. Just put in a word in the search and see what you come up with.

Of course, it is in Spanish, and some of the material is dated--giving it historical interest as well in some cases. So a lecture on Lorca might be from someone who actually knew Lorca.

So a lecture is a kind of resource that can be used educationally. I've downloaded tons of this for free, and it seems like they invite this downloading, since they have a download button on their page.

[Update: FIXED link: thanks to Leslie for that]

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