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    Concert: Gautier Capuçon & Gabriela Montero

    An exciting musical partnership born under the aegis of the legendary Martha Argerich: her Venezuelan protégé and the brilliant young French cellist, two of the most exciting young performers of today.

    • Date: 2010-11-09
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    From Ptolemy to Pilgrimage: Images of Late Antiquity in Geography, Travel & Cartography

    A survey of Greek and Latin geographical tradition during Late Antiquity (c. 200-600 CE), when various genres of travel narrative rose to prominence. Scott Johnson links this mode of writing to the transition from a pagan/Greco-Roman world to a Christian one as new ways of explaining the known world mixed the classical inheritance with biblical and early Christian history. This mixture was to influence ...

    • Contributor: Johnson, Scott
    • Date: 2011-06-09
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    Who Speaks for Islam?

    The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division presented, as part of the series "Beyond the Islamist Discourse: Muslims Look at Their Societies," John Esposito, who discussed "Who Speaks for Islam?"

    • Contributor: Esposito, John
    • Date: 2008-04-11
  • Film, Video

    The Armenian Language & its Place in the Indo-European Linguistic Family

    Charles de Lamberterie discusses the history of the Armenian language as part of the 17th Annual Vardanants Day celebration.

    • Contributor: De Lamberterie, Charles
    • Date: 2013-09-19
  • Film, Video

    A Sense of Place

    Pickney has been illustrating children's books since 1964. These include classics such as "Noah's Ark" (2003), "The Nightingale" (2002), "The Little Match Girl" (1999) and "John Henry" (1994).

    • Contributor: Pinkney, Jerry
    • Date: 2004-02-17
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    Ethics, Politics & Institutions: A Moral Vocabulary for Modern Democracy

    Robin Lovin discusses how to re-introduce a moral vocabulary into contemporary politics.

    • Contributor: Lovin, Robin
    • Date: 2014-01-23
  • Film, Video

    Every Photo Is a Story Part 3: Consider How the Photos Were Made

    In this five-part series, Kristi Finefield and Sam Watters discuss the ways to uncover the story in photographs, specifically a series of hand-colored lantern slides of historic gardens and homes created by Frances Benjamin Johnston in the early 20th century. In Part Three, Finefield and Watters discuss influences on the photographic object itself, including camera and film technology, manipulations made after the fact, and ...

    • Date: 2013-05-02
  • Film, Video

    Jamila Jones oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-04-27.

    Jamila Jones recalls participating in the Montgomery Bus Boycott as a child and forming a singing group at age 11, the Montgomery Gospel Trio, to raise money for the Civil Rights Movement. She recalls helping the Freedom Riders, visiting the Highlander Folk Center, writing a new verse of the song "We Shall Overcome," and founding the Harambee Singers.

    • Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (u.s.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Jones, Jamila - Bishop, John Melville
    • Date: 2011-04-27

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    The Most Musical Nation: Jews & Culture in the Late Russian Empire

    James Loeffler discusses the role of music in the formation of modern Jewish identity in 19th- and 20th-century Russia in his new book, "The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire."

    • Contributor: Loeffler, James
    • Date: 2010-11-04
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    Paul Orfalea: Copy This! Lessons from a Hyperactive Dyslexic Who Turned a Bright Idea into One of America's Best Companies

    Paul Orfalea, the creative and inspiring founder of Kinko's (now FedEx Kinko's), discussed his theories and instincts on how to succeed, in business and in life in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division. Orfalea based his talk on his memoir, which he co-wrote with Ann Marsh, titled "Copy This! Lessons from a Hyperactive Dyslexic Who Turned a Bright Idea into ...

    • Contributor: Orfalea, Paul
    • Date: 2007-02-26
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    Gail Carson Levine: Book Fest 07

    Gail Carson Levine in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Carson Levine, Gail
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    First Words in Print

    As part of "Reading Africa," sponsored by the Center for the Book and the African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division in the Library of Congress and the children's librarians of the D.C. Public Library, Trok and Lekuton gave brief talks about their work promoting literacy in their native South Africa. In September 2004, the South African Centre's "First Words in Print" ...

    • Date: 2005-02-08
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    2015 Library of Congress Literacy Awards

    The receipts of the 2015 Library of Congress Literacy Award were honored in a ceremony. Through the generosity of David M. Rubenstein, the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in the U.S. or abroad.

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2015-10-27
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    Resource Description and Access: Background / Overview

    RDA (Resource Description and Access), the next generation cataloging code designed for the digital environment, is under development. This presentation provides background on its development and a general overview of the conceptual models, international principles, and structure of this new code.

    • Contributor: Tillett, Barbara
    • Date: 2008-05-14
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    Does My Bow Really Need a Passport? Travels & Travails of the Modern Musician

    Musicians, policy experts, and music industry professionals discuss current issues facing musicians while traveling: ivory regulations, carry-on instrument policies and artist visas.

    • Date: 2014-12-18
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    Evan Osnos: 2015 National Book Festival

    Evan Osnos discusses "Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Osnos, Evan
    • Date: 2015-09-05
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    Community Approaches to Digital Stewardship

    This panel from the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting features brief presentations about cooperative approaches to digital stewardship from the Academic Preservation Trust, the Research Data Alliance, the Preserving Digital Objects with Restricted Resources (PoWRR) and the Five Colleges Consortium followed by a panel discussion comparing and contrasting models for collaboration. The discussion is moderated by Meg Phillips of the National Archives and include Fran ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2014-07-22
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    Unsung Heroes: A Symposium on the Heroism of Asian Pacific Americans During World War II (Morning Session)

    The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center and the Library of Congress Asian Division Friends Society will co-host a special commemorative program honoring Asian Pacific American heroism during World War II. This session of the symposium includes Maj. Gen. Antonio Taguba's overview of the war in the Pacific Theater, Anna Chennault's recollection of her life with the Flying Tigers and Poet Vince ...

    • Date: 2009-10-26
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    Jurji Zaidan: His Contributions to Modern Arab Thought & Literature (2)

    Scholars from the Arab world, Europe and North America presented papers and discussed the life and work of the noted Arab novelist, journalist and publisher. (Afternoon session.) Speakers included Jens Hanssen (University of Toronto) Marwa El Shakry (Columbia University), Anne-Laure Dupont, Roger Allen (University of Pennsylvania), Zainab Ben Lagha, William Granara (Harvard University), Michael Cooperson (University of California/Los Angeles), Thomas Philipp (Erlangen University, Germany), ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2012-06-05
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    BARD Mobile iOS: How to Read an Audiobook

    Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to read an audiobook with the BARD Mobile app for iOS devices.

    • Contributor: Dixon, Judy
    • Date: 2013-09-01
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    Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book

    More than 100 leaders from the arts, sciences, politics, business and other fields recall a children's book they loved in a new compilation of essays, "Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book: Life Lessons from Notable People from All Walks of Life." Editor Anita Silvey discusses the book.

    • Contributor: Silvey, Anita
    • Date: 2010-04-22
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    Christopher Buckley

    • Contributor: Buckley, Christopher
    • Date: 2002-10-12
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    Rosalind Wiseman: 2006 National Book Festival

    Rosalind Wiseman speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.

    • Contributor: Wiseman, Rosalind
    • Date: 2006-09-30
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    Man, Food, and Fire: The Evolution of Barbecue

    Award-winning cookbook author and "master griller" Steven Raichlen will lecture at the Library of Congress on the history of barbecue, from the discovery of live-fire cooking nearly 2 million years ago to the invention of the charcoal briquette, gas grills and modern barbecue restaurants.

    • Contributor: Raichlen, Steven
    • Date: 2012-07-24
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    Kevin Young: Book Fest 07

    Kevin Young in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Young, Kevin
    • Date: 2007-09-29