Events at the Library of Congress

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Tuesday May 11, 2021 Tuesday May 11, 2021

Wednesday May 12, 2021 Wednesday May 12, 2021

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    Virtual Business Research Orientation Wednesday
    May 12, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    The virtual Business Research Orientation provides an overview of resources and services for business research, with an emphasis on Library of Congress tools and search strategies that can be used from home. This class is designed to introduce you to research at the Library, navigating the online catalog, and highlighting resources specific to business research.
    More information at prekindle.com External.
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Thursday May 13, 2021 Thursday May 13, 2021

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    American Musicological Society Lecture Thursday
    May 13, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    In this lecture, Candace Bailey examines bound collections of printed music from the Library of Congress to illustrate the music performed during the Civil War in Union areas near the nation’s capital.
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    U.S. Federal Statutes Thursday
    May 13, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    This entry in the Orientation to Legal Research Series provides an overview of U.S. statutory and legislative research, including information about how to find and use the U.S. Code, the U.S. Statutes at Large, and U.S. federal bills and resolutions.
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    COVID-19 and the Brain Thursday
    May 13, 2021
    11:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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    Masaya Ikegawa, a professor of genomics, proteomics and biomedical functions at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan and Dorian Lamis, a board-certified licensed clinical psychologist and professor at the Emory University School of Medicine, provide new insights about the neurological effects of the virus on survivors of COVID-19.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
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    Finding a Shared Historical Narrative Thursday
    May 13, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    Kluge Prize winner Danielle Allen moderates an expert panel to discuss the changing interpretations of the nation’s founding documents and the principles they were founded upon. They will also explore the tension between celebrating what is good about the U.S. and its history, while addressing the exploitation and inequality that are also part of the American legacy.
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    Talking About Race, Love and Truth: Live Q&A Thursday
    May 13, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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    Join us for a live Q&A session with the creators of the highly acclaimed middle grade anthology “The Talk: Conversations on Race, Love & Truth.” Authors Adam Gidwitz and Renée Watson and editors/publishers Wade and Cheryl Willis Hudson will be available to take your questions in real time. Registration is required.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
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Tuesday May 18, 2021 Tuesday May 18, 2021

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    Orientation to Law Library Collections Tuesday
    May 18, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    This webinar is designed for those who are familiar with legal research, and would instead prefer an introduction to the collections and services specific to the Law Library of Congress. This orientation will be taught by legal reference librarians from the Law Library of Congress.
    More information at prekindle.com External.
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    Discovering Science Collections Virtually at the Library of Congress Tuesday
    May 18, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    The Library of Congress collections are robust in both science and technology. Science subject specialists will provide a tour of these collections, with an emphasis on collections available online. This webinar will also cover how the Library developed these collections and recommended research strategies to discover science at the Library of Congress.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
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Wednesday May 19, 2021 Wednesday May 19, 2021

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    American Musicological Society Lecture Wednesday
    May 19, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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    Professor Marta Robertson looks at the iconic ballet Appalachian Spring (1944) through the lens of Japanese-American influences on the initial production, especially via the dancing of Yuriko [Kikuchi] and set design of Isamu Noguchi.
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    Homegrown: Samite Wednesday
    May 19, 2021
    12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT
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    Samite was born and raised in Uganda, but left as a political refugee in 1982. He spent the following few years in Kenya where he studied African traditional musical instruments and rhythms. He mastered the kalimba (thumb-piano), marimba (wooden xylophone), litungu (seven-stringed Kenyan lyre) and various flutes, both traditional and western, and learned both traditional melodies and original compositions.
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    Virtual Orientation: Asian Americans & Visual Culture Wednesday
    May 19, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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    This session will include an introduction to works primarily by Asian American creators, including photography and artists' prints and drawings from the Library's Prints & Photographs Division. Instruction will cover library search tools, online resources, and how to prepare for a future visit to the reading room.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
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Thursday May 20, 2021 Thursday May 20, 2021

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    Walter Isaacson on the Biomedical Future Thursday
    May 20, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of “Leonardo da Vinci,” “Einstein” and “Steve Jobs,” discusses his new book, “The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race,” with award-winning journalist Katherine Eban. Nobel winner Doudna and her colleagues have ignited a revolution with the gene-editing tool known as CRISPR, which offers great promise, while raising enormous moral questions.
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Saturday May 22, 2021 Saturday May 22, 2021

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    Kandace Springs Trio Saturday
    May 22, 2021
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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    Nashville pianist, songwriter, and vocalist Kandace Springs, together with her all-female band, come to the Library of Congress for a unique virtual performance.
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Thursday May 27, 2021 Thursday May 27, 2021

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    Central Bank Digital Currencies – the Future of the Monetary System? Thursday
    May 27, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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    This Foreign and Comparative Law webinar will shed light on some of the foreign and comparative law issues currently being researched by the foreign law and international law experts at the Law Library of Congress.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
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    The Art of the Memoir Thursday
    May 27, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Poet Cathy Park Hong (“Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning”) and novelist Wayétu Moore (“The Dragons, the Giant, the Women”), both nominees for the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography, discuss how their memoirs give voice to history and speak to the present moment.
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    Marouan Benabdallah, piano Thursday
    May 27, 2021
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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    Pianist Marouan Benabdallah is one of the foremost representatives of his native Morocco on the international stage. For years he has been developing repertoire that goes beyond the canonic works of the literature he has performed to great acclaim, to include music from the Middle East and North Africa.
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Wednesday June 2, 2021 Wednesday June 2, 2021

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    Homegrown: Spartimu Wednesday
    June 2, 2021
    12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT
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    The Spartimu ensemble is devoted to traditional polyphonic singing as passed on in the oral traditions of Corsica. Their style and repertoire are based on deep research into the practice of the singing tradition known as “cantu in paghjella,” which is recognized by UNESCO as an important and endangered tradition (“intangible cultural heritage in urgent need of safeguarding”).
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Monday June 7, 2021 Monday June 7, 2021

  • Event | meetings and conferences
    IPH 2021: Investigating American Collections on Paper Monday
    June 7, 2021
    12:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
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    For the very first time, the International Association of Paper Historians Congress will take place virtually, encouraging the participation of a broad array of paper historians, scholars and students from around the world. Presenters will discuss paper history, new methodologies of paper studies and toolkits for paper and watermark identification. To include prerecorded presentations, live Q&A sessions and live workshops.
    More information at paperhistory.org External.
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Tuesday June 8, 2021 Tuesday June 8, 2021

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    IPH 2021: Investigating American Collections on Paper Tuesday
    June 8, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT
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    For the very first time, the International Association of Paper Historians Congress will take place virtually, encouraging the participation of a broad array of paper historians, scholars and students from around the world. Presenters will discuss paper history, new methodologies of paper studies and toolkits for paper and watermark identification. To include prerecorded presentations, live Q&A sessions and live workshops.
    More information at paperhistory.org External.
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Wednesday June 9, 2021 Wednesday June 9, 2021

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    IPH 2021: Investigating American Collections on Paper Wednesday
    June 9, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT
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    For the very first time, the International Association of Paper Historians Congress will take place virtually, encouraging the participation of a broad array of paper historians, scholars and students from around the world. Presenters will discuss paper history, new methodologies of paper studies and toolkits for paper and watermark identification. To include prerecorded presentations, live Q&A sessions and live workshops.
    More information at paperhistory.org External.
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    Historical Company Research Webinar Wednesday
    June 9, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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    Learn about the strategies and resources business librarians at the Library of Congress use to research old companies. While the class uses resources available at the Library of Congress, some of the resources are available through your local library or historical society, both of which have resources to help with this type of research.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
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Thursday June 10, 2021 Thursday June 10, 2021

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    IPH 2021: Investigating American Collections on Paper Thursday
    June 10, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT
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    For the very first time, the International Association of Paper Historians Congress will take place virtually, encouraging the participation of a broad array of paper historians, scholars and students from around the world. Presenters will discuss paper history, new methodologies of paper studies and toolkits for paper and watermark identification. To include prerecorded presentations, live Q&A sessions and live workshops.
    More information at paperhistory.org External.
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Friday June 11, 2021 Friday June 11, 2021

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    IPH 2021: Investigating American Collections on Paper Friday
    June 11, 2021
    10:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT
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    For the very first time, the International Association of Paper Historians Congress will take place virtually, encouraging the participation of a broad array of paper historians, scholars and students from around the world. Presenters will discuss paper history, new methodologies of paper studies and toolkits for paper and watermark identification. To include prerecorded presentations, live Q&A sessions and live workshops.
    More information at paperhistory.org External.
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Wednesday June 16, 2021 Wednesday June 16, 2021

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Homegrown: Jody Stecher and Kate Brislin Wednesday
    June 16, 2021
    12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT
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    Kate and Jody have been musical partners for close to 50 years. Their duet vocal sound is at once soaring and soothing. Combining it with their deft playing results in a fully unified sound in which voices and instruments blend into an inseparable and singular musical entity.
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