↓ Refine your search

Results: 1-25 of 3,889

  • Sacred Truth and Secular Agency: Shari'ah Norms and Political Enforcement

    Lamin Sanneh, holder of the Chair of Countries and Cultures of the South at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress and D. Willis James Professor of Missions & World Christianity and professor of history at Yale University, discussed "Sacred Truth and Secular Agency: Shari'ah Norms and Political Enforcement" on Thursday, April 7, 2005 at the Library of Congress. In the ...

    • Contributor: Sanneh, Lamin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005-04-07
  • "It's Of My Rambles..." A Journey in the Song Tradition of Ulster

    Len Graham presented a lecture titled "'It's Of My Rambles...' A Journey in the Song Tradition of Ulster" as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program. Graham explored the folk song tradition of his native Ulster. His talk was interspersed with live performances of songs in English on many themes, including early classic ballads, broadside ballads, and songs of love, politics, emigration and many ...

    • Contributor: Graham, Len
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-11-06
  • BARD Mobile iOS: How to Activate the VoiceOver Function

    John Brown provides a tutorial on how to activate the VoiceOver Function in the BARD Mobile app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

    • Contributor: Brown, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-09-01
  • Shirley Miller Sherrod oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia,

    Shirley Sherrod recalls growing up on a farm in Baker County, Georgia, her father's murder, and joining the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). She remembers traveling to Washington, D. C., to protest the Justice Department, and the attacks on her husband, Reverend Charles Sherrod, a civil rights leader in Albany, Georgia. She also discusses starting the New Communities Land Trust and working for the ...

    • Contributor: Sherrod, Shirley - Mosnier, Joseph - Civil Rights History Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011

    Look inside: 74 results

  • Douglas Brinkley: 2012 National Book Festival

    Douglas Brinkley discusses his biography "Cronkite" at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Brinkley, Douglas
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Patricia McCormick: Book Fest 07

    Patricia McCormick in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: McCormick, Patricia
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • Phil Klay: 2015 National Book Festival

    Phil Klay discusses "Redeployment" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Klay, Phil
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-09-05
  • The Beehive Band

    The Beehive Band performs traditional Mormon string band music from Utah, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Band, Beehive
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008-04-24
  • Fergus Bordewich: 2012 National Book Festival

    Fergus Bordewich appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Bordewich, Fergus
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-22
  • Amy Riolo: 2014 National Book Festival

    Amy Riolo appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Riolo, Amy
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-08-30
  • A Conversation with Randy Newman

    Mark Horowitz talks with award-winning composer and performer Randy Newman about the creative process.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-11-11
  • David Ignatius: Book Fest 07

    David Ignatius in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Ignatius, David
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-29
  • For the Eyes of the Dear Leader: Fashion and Body Politics in North Korean Visual Arts

    Suk-Young Kim, a fellow at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, presents a program that provides insight on North Korean culture, politics and the leadership of Kim Jong-il titled "For the Eyes of the Dear Leader: Fashion and Body Politics in North Korean Visual Arts." Kim explores how visual media, such as theater, film, magazine illustrations, paintings and posters represent and propagate ...

    • Contributor: Kim, Suk Young
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-06-27
  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group Discussion

    Stephen and Jackie Newbould of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group join the Library's Nicholas Brown to discuss the work of the ensemble, Oliver Knussen and their unique Sound Investment commissioning scheme.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2014-04-08
  • Natalie Babbitt

    • Contributor: Babbitt, Natalie
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Scholarfest S1: Life/Future: Definitions of Life in the 21st Century & Beyond

    As part of the two-day celebration of the 15th anniversary of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, seven 10-minute rapid-fire "lightning conversations" (followed by 20 minutes of moderated Q&A) covered definitions of life in the 21st century and beyond.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-06-11
  • The Ideological Context of U.S.-China Relations

    In his lecture, Lanxin Xiang, Henry Alfred Kissinger Scholar in Foreign Policy and International Relations in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, argues that in American policy circles the ideological context of Sino-U.S. relations is usually identified as democracy versus communist despotism.

    • Contributor: Xiang, Lanxin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004-06-16
  • Ed Young: 2012 National Book Festival

    Ed Young appears on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Young, Ed
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Dead Center: The Collapse of Bipartisanship and Its Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy

    Americans are living in an era marked by political partisanship and polarization. What happened to the bipartisanship of previous decades, and how does this political climate affect U.S. engagement in global affairs? In his lecture, Charles Kupchan will draw on an article, co-authored with Peter Trubowitz, titled "Dead Center: The Demise of Liberal Internationalism in the United States," which appears in the fall issue ...

    • Contributor: Kupchan, Charles
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007-09-20
  • Nalo Hopkinson: 2012 National Book Festival

    Nalo Hopkinson appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Hopkinson, Nalo
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012-09-23
  • Terrance Hayes

    As part of the ongoing series, Terrance Hayes gives a lecture on poetry.

    • Contributor: Hayes, Terrance
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2015-01-22
  • George Will

    • Contributor: Will, George
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001-09-08
  • Flory Jagoda and Friends

    Flory Jagoda, with friends Susan Gaeta, Howard Bass, and Tina Chancey, performs traditional Sephardic music from the former Yugoslavia and other parts of the world as part of the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert also marks the Library's celebration of Women's History Month.

    • Contributor: Bass, Howard - Chancey, Tina - Jagoda, Flory - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2007-03-21
  • The Knowledge Revolution and the Future of Libraries

    Ismail Serageldin speaks on the transformation of knowledge and how it will impact the future of libraries.

    • Contributor: Serageldin, Ismail
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013-03-08
  • Cultural Stewardship in Asian Pacific American Communities

    Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration comes to a close with a keynote address titled "Cultural Stewardship in Asian Pacific American Communities" by Franklin Odo, founding director of the Smithsonian Institution's Asian Pacific American Program.

    • Contributor: Odo, Dr. Franklin
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010-05-26