Film, VideoIntegrating Legacy Repository Systems with Archivematica Archivematica is a free and open-source digital preservation system that is designed to maintain standards-based, long-term access to collections of digital objects. Courtney Mumma, the Archivematica product manager and systems analyst, will ...
- Contributor: Mumma, Courtney
- Date: 2012-07-27
Film, VideoThe European Colonial Empires in Asia and Africa Historian William Roger Louis surveys the differences and similarities in European colonial empires from the 19th century to the post-World-War-II era. By 1914, Europe controlled some 85 percent of the world's surface. ...
- Contributor: Louis, William
- Date: 2010-07-12
Film, VideoSandra Cisneros: 2012 National Book Festival Sandra Cisneros appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Cisneros, Sandra
- Date: 2012-09-22
Film, VideoTelecommunications Technology Influencing the Deaf World Panelists explore the major impact on the deaf of of telecommunication – telephone, teletypewriter (a.k.a. TDD and TTY), email, videolog, cell phone, videophone and smartphone.
- Date: 2016-03-15
CollectionFlory 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 ...
- 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
- Date: 2007-03-21
CollectionOpen Mic: A Conversation with David Bromberg David Bromberg's genre-defying performance style and eclectic repertoire make him a great example of an outstanding artist who draws upon both tradition and personal creativity to captivate contemporary audiences. His second and ...
- Contributor: Bromberg, David - Groce, Nancy - Ward-Bamford, Carol Lynn - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
- Date: 2014-03-31
Film, VideoMargarita Engle: 2010 National Book Festival Author Margarita Engle appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Engle, Margarita
- Date: 2010-09-25
Film, VideoEric Weiner: 2016 National Book Festival Eric Weiner discusses "The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places, from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Weiner , Eric
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoStephen Ackert: "Mein junges Leben hat ein End" Organist/harpsichordist Stephen Ackert discusses and demonstrates aspects of Sweelinck's "Mein junges Leben hat ein End" in its original keyboard version.
- Contributor: Ackert, Stephen
- Date: 2011-02-11
Film, VideoJodi Picoult: Book Fest 07 Jodi Picoult in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Picoult, Jodi
- Date: 2007-09-29
Film, VideoInternational Literature: Christian Jungersen Christian Jungersen reads and discusses his novel "You Disappear."
- Contributor: Jungersen, Christian
- Date: 2015-03-12
Film, VideoAmerican Anthrax Jeanne Guillemin discusses her new book, a definitive account of the five-year investigation into the 2001 anthrax attacks.
- Contributor: Guillemin, Jeanne
- Date: 2012-04-03
CollectionGary Haleamau: Traditional Hawaiian Music from Las Vegas Gary Haleamau and his band perform traditional Hawaiian slack-key guitar from Nevada, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
- Contributor: Haleamau, Gary - Snetselaar, Rebecca - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2008-08-20
Film, VideoTeaching & the Veterans History Project Hear from Monica Mohindra from the Veterans History Project on how your students can become involved in using and collecting stories from veterans in your community.
- Contributor: Mohindra, Monica
- Date: 2015-10-27
Film, VideoWomen's Activism and Social Change: Documenting the Lives of Margaret Sanger and Jane Addams Ester Katz, editor-in-chief of the Margaret Sanger Papers Project at the New York University, and Mary Lynn McCree Bryan, editor-in-chief of the Jane Addams Papers Project at Duke University, were the featured ...
- Date: 2003-03-24
Film, VideoJung & Aging: Bringing to Life the Possibilities & Potentials for Vital Aging (1) An exploration of the work of the Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) and its meaning to an aging population. "Jung and Aging" is moderated by Aryeh Maidenbaum, a Jungian analyst and ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2012-03-28
Film, VideoChris Agee and Sinead Morrissey Poetry Reading To celebrate the publication of the book "The New North: Contemporary Poetry from Northern Ireland," poets Sinead Morrissey and Chris Agee read from their work.
- Date: 2008-10-02
Film, VideoInterview with the Ambassadors: Privileges of Being an Ambassador Following the Jan. 5, 2010, ceremony announcing the appointment of Katherine Paterson as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature for 2010-2011, Jon Scieszka, National Ambassador for 2008-2009, interviewed his successor. They ...
- Date: 2010-01-05
Film, VideoLinked Data at the National Library of Sweden Martin Malmsten is a developer/architect/technical lead at the National Library of Sweden. He works with many aspects of LIBRIS, the Swedish union catalog. He created the linked data interface to LIBRIS to ...
- Date: 2012-05-03
Film, VideoS.J. Rozan: 2009 National Book Festival Mystery author S.J. Rozan appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Rozan, S.J.
- Date: 2009-09-26
Film, VideoFive Countries in 21 Days The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress presents "Five Countries in 21 Days."
- Contributor: Kawar, Nawal
- Date: 2009-09-22
Film, VideoMeaning & Myth in Louise Talma's First Period Works Kendra Leonard discusses meaning and myth in the first-period works of 20th century composer Louise Talma.
- Contributor: Leonard, Kendra Preston
- Date: 2013-09-24
CollectionAfrican American History Month Celebration: National Visionary Leadership Project Showcase The Library of Congress celebrated African American History Month with its signature event--a showcase of the American Folklife Center's National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP) Collection. The NVLP is a collection of oral ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2008-02-22
Film, VideoHow Sports Inspired Me to Become a Writer Fred Bowen told stories, read from his books and talked with members of the audience in a program marking the Library's celebration of Children's Book Week.
- Contributor: Bowen, Fred
- Date: 2013-05-17
Film, VideoBarbie's Jewish Mother and Corporate Genius Attorney and author Robin Gerber delivers a lecture about Mattel Inc.'s Ruth Handler titled "Barbie's Jewish Mother and Corporate Genius" in the Mary Pickford Theater. This lecture is a part of the ...
- Contributor: Gerber, Robin
- Date: 2010-05-10
Film, VideoConversations with African Poets & Writers: Tope Folarin Tope Folarin read selections from his short story "Miracle" and was interviewed by the Library's Angel Batiste on the body of his work and on African contemporary literature.
- Contributor: Folarin, Tope
- Date: 2014-03-20
Film, VideoLife & 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 ...
- Contributor: Speakers, Various
- Date: 2013-05-14
Film, VideoLegendary Folk Singer Odetta Peggy Bulger, director of the American Folklife Center, interviews folk singer Odetta, who was presented with the Living Legend Award by the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Holmes Felious Gordon, Odetta
- Date: 2003-11-03
Film, VideoThe Struggle for Fairness: National Origin Quotas and the Immigration Act of 1965 On the 50th anniversary of Immigration Amendments Act of 1965, Ruth Wasem discusses the history of the legislative drive to end race- and nationality-based immigration, from World War II to the passage ...
- Date: 2015-10-08
Film, VideoMark Ozer: The Litvak Legacy Dr. Mark Ozer discusses his book "The Litvak Legacy" documenting the contributions of Lithuanian Jews to the English speaking world and Israel.
- Contributor: Ozer, Mark
- Date: 2009-10-15
Film, VideoAnita Shreve
- Contributor: Shreve, Anita
- Date: 2002-10-12
Film, VideoRace & the Broadway Musical Warren Hoffman discusses the role of race in American musical theater.
- Contributor: Hoffman, Warren
- Date: 2014-10-10
Film, VideoEavan Boland: 2008 National Book Festival Poet Eavan Boland appears at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Boland, Eavan
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoBARD 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
- Date: 2013-09-01
Film, VideoLynne Rae Perkins: 2015 National Book Festival Lynne Rae Perkins discusses "Nuts to You" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Perkins, Lynne Rae
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoHistory and the Mystery What do Sir Walter Raleigh, Harry Houdini, Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Jefferson and a current-day vintner from Virginia have in common? They are characters who show up in historical mysteries ...
- Date: 2011-05-23
Film, VideoCharlie Jane Anders: 2016 National Book Festival Charlie Jane Anders discusses "All the Birds in the Sky" with Barrie Hardymon from NPR at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Anders, Charlie Jane
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoOkey Ndibe Nigerian-born professor of literature Okey Ndibe read selections from his new novel "Foreign Gods Inc."
- Contributor: Ndibe, Okey
- Date: 2015-05-21
Film, VideoGershwin Prize Honoree Luncheon The Library of Congress hosts a luncheon honoring the 2014 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Billy Joel. Speakers include Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, Rep. ...
- Contributor: Various Speakers
- Date: 2014-11-18
Film, Video75th Anniversary of the Hispanic Reading Room The Hispanic Reading Room of the Library of Congress celebrates its 75th anniversary and the 78th anniversary of the "Handbook of Latin American Studies." HLAS, prepared since 1939 at the Hispanic Division ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-10-23