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    Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

    One of the England's most revered choral ensembles, the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, makes its Library of Congress debut with a commemoration of Irving Fine's legacy as one of the preeminent American composers of choral music. Their performance will feature works by Fine and composers who influenced him. The choir is led by Graham Ross, director of Music and Fellow of Clare College, ...

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Date: 2014-12-06
  • Film, Video

    Danny Kaye Website Launch

    At an evening celebration on March 19, the Library launched a website featuring 2,000 items from its Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection.

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Date: 2013-03-19
  • Film, Video

    Life & Works of Naguib Mahfuz Symposium, Part 2

    Egyptian author and screen playwright Naguib Mahfuz (1911-2006), the 1988 Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature, is the subject of this international symposium co-sponsored with the Egyptian Embassy. Part 2, afternoon sessions, included remarks by William Hutchins, Valerie Anishchenkova, Ahmed Shams Al-Din Hajjaji and Mohamed Helmy El Borai.

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Date: 2013-05-14
  • Film, Video

    Life & Works of Naguib Mahfuz Symposium, Part 1

    Egyptian author and screen playwright Naguib Mahfuz (1911-2006), the 1988 Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature, is the subject of this international symposium co-sponsored with the Egyptian Embassy. Part 1, morning sessions, included remarks by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, Mohammed Tawfik, Roger Allen and Marius Deeb.

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Date: 2013-05-14
  • Film, Video

    Do The Write Thing

    Approximately 60 middle school students accompanied by their families gathered at the Library of Congress to celebrate as winners of the "Do the Write Thing Challenge." A primary initiative of the National Campaign to Stop Violence, each year students are asked to write about their personal experiences with violence and make a personal commitment to ending violence in their lives.

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Date: 2013-07-22
  • Film, Video

    Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Art Conservation Department at Buffalo State College

    In 1960, Sheldon and Caroline Keck, pioneers in the field of art conservation, established the first U.S. conservation training program at New York University. Ten years later, they established a second program in Cooperstown with the State University of New York at Oneonta. Since its founding, the Cooperstown program has accepted 10 students each year into a three-year course of study towards a master ...

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Date: 2012-02-29
  • Film, Video

    Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years

    A panel of experts addressed "Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years" with reflections about the treatise and copyright law. Speakers included Karyn Temple Claggett, David Nimmer, Jon Baumgarten, Barton Beebe, Robert Brauneis, Shira Perlmutter, Maria A. Pallante and Joseph Salvo.

    • Contributor: Speakers, Various
    • Date: 2013-05-06