Open Culture Author Dan Colman

Dan Colman, the founder and lead editor, is the Director & Associate Dean of Stanford’s Continuing Studies Program. Before that, he served as the Managing Director of AllLearn, an e-learning consortium owned by Stanford, Oxford and Yale, and as the Director of Business Development and Editorial Manager at He received his PhD and MA from Stanford, and his BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The common thread running through his career is his interest in bringing relevant, perspective-changing information to large audiences, often with the help of the internet.

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Free Ebooks

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Free Audio Books

The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov

Free Online Courses

The Character of Physical Law by Richard Feynman

Free Online Movies

Un Chien Andalou by Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí

Free Language Lessons

French in Action by Yale

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