Film, VideoOpalanga Pugh: African-American Storytelling from Colorado with Askia Toure on Voice and Drum Opalanga Pugh presents traditional African-American storytelling from Colorado, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
- Contributor: Pugh, Opalanga
- Date: 2008-05-28
Film, VideoAnthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism Anthony Benezet is recognized as the founder of the antislavery movement in America in the mid-1700s. Benezet believed the British ban on slavery should have been extended to the colonies, and worked to convince his Quaker brethren that slave-owning was not consistent with Christian doctrine. Benezet and his fight against slavery was the topic of a lecture by Maurice Jackson, an assistant professor in...
- Contributor: Jackson, Maurice
- Date: 2009-02-26
Film, VideoAndrew Solomon: 2013 National Book Festival Andrew Solomon appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Solomon, Andrew
- Date: 2013-09-21
Film, VideoRobert Caro: 2012 National Book Festival Robert Caro discusses "The Passage of Power," the latest installment in his biographical series on President Lyndon Johnson, at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Caro, Robert
- Date: 2012-09-22
Film, VideoEnglish Colonialism & Piracy from the Atlantic to the Pacific Patricia O'Brien discusses English colonialism and piracy.
- Contributor: O'Brien, Patricia
- Date: 2013-08-01
Film, VideoRupert Holmes: Book Fest 05 Author Rupert Holmes at the 2005 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Holmes, Rupert
- Date: 2005-09-24
Film, VideoThe Evolution of Welsh Music Musician Gwilym Morus discusses the aspects of Welsh culture, the history of the Welsh folk tradition and performs some pieces of modern folk music.
- Contributor: Morus, Gwilym
- Date: 2009-12-15
Film, VideoStuart Eizenstat: 2013 National Book Festival Stuart Eizenstat appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Eizenstat, Stuart
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoMeg Medina: 2014 National Book Festival Meg Medina appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Medina, Meg
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoDavid Wiesner
- Contributor: Wiesner, David
- Date: 2002-10-12
Film, VideoPersophilia: Persian Culture on the Global Scene Hamid Dabashi discussed his book, "Persophilia: Persian Culture on the Global Scene."
- Contributor: Dabashi, Hamid
- Date: 2016-11-09
Film, VideoHindemith's Musical Responses to WWI Nick Brown discusses German composer Paul Hindemith, who translated his reflections into poignant musical compositions that address many of the themes that pervade all types of global conflict, including death and loss of innocence. The Library of Congress holds several Hindemith manuscripts, as well as archival documents that relate to his career.
- Contributor: Brown , Nicholas
- Date: 2017-02-28
Film, VideoCancer, Magnets & Heat Nanotechnology is a frontier in science, engineering, and manufacturing that offers new potential for medical diagnosis and therapy. Our understanding of materials at the atomic level has advanced tremendously in recent years, prompting research to produce virus-sized platforms that promise to revolutionize medical imaging, drug delivery, and therapy. The anti-cancer benefits of heat therapy have been recognized for over 2,000 years. Heat is a...
- Contributor: Ivkov, Robert
- Date: 2014-03-06
Film, VideoReverence for Life 6: Rodrigue Mortel & Closing Remarks Rodrigue Mortel discusses "Hospital Albert Schweitzer: A Model to Emulate in Medicine and Beyond" at this symposium on the history of the Hospital Albert Schweitzer in the Artibonite Valley of Haiti, followed by closing remarks on the day.
- Contributor: Mortel, Rodrigue
- Date: 2002-05-22
CollectionCambodian-American Heritage Dancers with Chum Ngek Ensemble
American Folklife Center concert, 2017-05-25 | Cambodian-American Heritage Dancers with Chum Ngek Ensemble | Homegrown 2017, the music of America The Cambodian-American Heritage Dancers and Chum Ngek Ensemble present a program of classical Khmer dance and music from the Cambodian court repertoire.
- Contributor: Cambodian-American Heritage Dancers - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2017-05-25
Film, VideoVox Luminis Belgian ensemble Vox Luminis performs Monteverdi ("Vorrei Baciarto, o Fili," "Alcun non mi consigli," "Lamento della ninfa"), Della Ciaia's "Lamentatio Virginis in Depositione Filii de Cruce" and D. Scarlatti's "Stabat Mater."
- Contributor: Vox Luminis
- Date: 2014-10-29
Film, VideoEl Maratón de Poesía del Teatro de La Luna El Maratón de Poesía del Teatro de La Luna is a Spanish-language poetry marathon at the Library of Congress, gathering poets together from Latin America. This event is co-hosted each year with the Library by the Teatro de la Luna in Arlington, Va.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-06-06
Film, VideoKim Jong-il and North Korean Films Suk-Young Kim, a fellow at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, presents a program that provides insight on North Korean culture, politics and the leadership of Kim Jong-il titled "Kim Jong-il and North Korean Film." The world's understanding of Kim Jong-il is often linked to his personal obsession with film, but little is known about how and why film serves as a...
- Contributor: Kim, Suk-Young
- Date: 2007-06-26
Film, VideoJustin Martin: 2011 National Book Festival Biographer Justin Martin appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Martin, Justin
- Date: 2011-09-24
Film, VideoLisa See: 2014 National Book Festival Lisa See appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: See, Lisa
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoCedella Marley: 2011 National Book Festival Cedella Marley performs at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Marley, Cedella
- Date: 2011-09-25
Film, VideoOkee Dokee Brothers: 2011 National Book Festival The Okee Dokee Brothers perform at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Okee Dokee Brothers
- Date: 2010-09-24
Film, VideoJames Reston Jr.: 2006 National Book Festival James Reston Jr. speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Reston, James
- Date: 2006-09-30
Film, VideoRDA: Looking to the Future Barbara Tillett presents an update on Resource, Description & Access, the new cataloging code, and its implications if implemented.
- Contributor: Tillett, Barbara
- Date: 2010-03-09
Film, VideoDorie McCullough Lawson: 2011 National Book Festival Dorie McCullough Lawson appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Lawson, Dorie McCullough
- Date: 2011-09-24