Events at the Library of Congress

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020

  • Event
    Forum on Copyright Office IT Modernization Thursday
    July 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    The Library of Congress Office of the Chief Information Officer and the U.S. Copyright Office are jointly hosting a public forum about the ongoing Copyright IT modernization effort. Acting Register of Copyrights Maria Strong and the Library’s Chief Information Officer Bernard A. Barton, Jr. will lead the event, providing an overview of the new Enterprise Copyright System being developed, and the technical, design, and... Online Only
  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Race in America: Colson Whitehead Thursday
    July 16, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden talks to two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and National Book Festival veteran (2009, 2012, 2016 and this year) Colson Whitehead about the need for stories from our past to help us contend with the present—especially at moments of great change.
    This event will be premiered on Facebook External and YouTube External.
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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Rosa Parks, In Her Own Words Wednesday
    July 29, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words showcases rarely seen materials that offer an intimate view of Rosa Parks and documents her life and activism—creating a rich opportunity for viewers to discover new dimensions to their understanding of this seminal figure. This webinar will provide insight into the life of Rosa Parks as well as highlight resources that can be used with students. Online Only

Wednesday, August 5, 2020