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    Steve Roberts: Book Fest 05 Author Steve Roberts at the 2005 National Book Festival
    • Contributor: Roberts, Steve
    • Date: 2005-09-24
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    Corsican Language & Expressive Culture Since the mid-20th century, a variety of social, economic and political factors have affected the cultural practices and conceptions of identity on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. Linguistic anthropologist Alexandra Jaffe discusses the Corsican language and Corsican expressive culture. She addresses both the island's shift towards the French language and the Corsican language revitalization movement that began in the early 1970s. Drawing on ethnographic ...
    • Contributor: Jaffe, Alexandra - Jaffe, Alexandra M. (Alexandra Mystra) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014-12-02
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    Bob Edwards: 2011 National Book Festival Radio host Bob Edwards appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Edwards, Bob
    • Date: 2011-09-25
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    Tony Horwitz: 2008 National Book Festival Journalist Tony Horwitz speaks at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Horwitz, Tony
    • Date: 2008-09-27
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    Seeger Tribute: Politics, Theory and the Folk Revival The Library of Congress celebrated the musical legacy of the Seeger Family during a two-day program, sponsored by the American Folklife Center, titled "How Can I Keep from Singing? A Seeger Family Tribute." Panelists were Bill Ivey, Vanderbilt University, who discussed "Theorizing Folk and Country Music"; Robert Cantwell, University of North Carolina, who spoke on "The Politics of Pete"; and Millie Rahn, independent folklorist, ...
    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2007-03-16
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    James Dasher: 2012 National Book Festival James Dasher appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: Dashner, James
    • Date: 2012-09-22
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    No One's Son Documentary filmmaker, Tewodros "Teddy" Fekadu has lived in five countries and three continents, ultimately journeying from Eritrea and Ethiopia to the Gold Coast of Australia. His life spans war, family love, the Catholic Church, homelessness, three years of detention in Japan, and finally a country to call home and the creation of his own company.
    • Contributor: Fekadu, Tewodros
    • Date: 2012-05-03
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    Glaucoma Dr. Eve J. Higginbotham, professor and chair of the Ophthalmology Department of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discussed glaucoma.
    • Contributor: Higginbotham, Eve J.
    • Date: 2003-05-27
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    New Deal Resources: Preserving the Legacy, Part 1 The "New Deal" Franklin Delano Roosevelt had promised the American people began to take shape immediately after his inauguration on March 4, 1933. The multi-faceted social, cultural and fiscal recovery program aimed to reform and reinvigorate national life, and to end the Great Depression. Many New Deal administrators believed that art could be a part of the daily lives of all Americans, not just ...
    • Contributor: Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura ... Various - Brannan, Beverly W. - Birney, Alice L. (Alice Lotvin) - Breiseth, Christopher Neri - Camp, Charles - Clark, Robert William - Cleary, Beth M. - Cole, John Young - Dimunation, Mark G. - Gottesman, Laura - Kalin, Andrea - Katzman, Laura - Kazin, Michael - Kerst, Catherine Hiebert - McDannell, Colleen - Morgan, Mindy J. - Peatross, C. Ford - Rachleff, Peter J. - Remsberg, Rich - Sapoznik, Henry - Tidwell, John Edgar - Wiltsey, Tom - Zvonchenko, Walter - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress - National New Deal Preservation Association - United States. National Archives and Records Administration
    • Date: 2008-03-13
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    Jews and Shoes Shoes are an integral part of Jewish material culture according to Edna Nahshon, author of "Jews and Shoes" (Berg Publishers, 2008). The book takes a fresh look at the makings and meanings of shoes, cobblers and barefootedness in Jewish experience. The book shows how shoes convey theological, social and economic concepts, and as such are intriguing subjects for inquiry within a wide range of ...
    • Contributor: Nahshon, Edna
    • Date: 2008-12-11
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    Recent and Predicted Book Industry Trends The Science, Technology and Business Division sponsored a lecture by Albert Greco, who discussed recent and predicted book industry trends. This event was cosponsored with the Office of Technology Policy of Library Services.
    • Date: 2006-05-19
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    Celebrated Cookbook Editor Judith Jones Judith Jones spoke at the Library of Congress in a program sponsored by the Science, Technology and Business Division. Jones was the first to espouse the kind of cookbook in which the author encourages and enables the ordinary home cook to create the extraordinary by defining culinary terms, demonstrating techniques, whether it be boning or braising, and by providing explicit directions and detailed explanations. ...
    • Contributor: Jones , Judith
    • Date: 2007-11-05
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    The Poem Is You Poet and critic Stephen Burt gave a lecture titled "The Poem Is You."
    • Contributor: Burt, Stephen
    • Date: 2015-11-24
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    Megan McDonald: 2009 National Book Festival Children's author Megan McDonald appears at the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: McDonald, Megan
    • Date: 2009-09-26
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    Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac performs Aztec dance from Pennsylvania, another in the 2009 Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Calmecac, Ollin Yoliztli - Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac (Dance Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2009-06-18
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    Hilja Grönfors Trio: Collecting Roma Music in Finland Award-winning singer Hilja Grönfors, the "Jewel of Finnish Roma Music," has traveled thousands of miles to collect Roma songs from different regions of Finland. The work of Grönfors, Kiureli Sammallahti and Valtteri Bruun capture the memories and songs of the Roma people whose lives were lived in the shadow of prejudice and oppression.
    • Date: 2015-04-23
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    Library Folklife Collections Orientation for the National Association of Black Storytellers Staff in the Library's American Folklife Center hosted an orientation of its collections for members of the National Association of Black Storytellers in Washington, D.C., for the group's annual membership conference.
    • Date: 2015-11-13
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    Laura Overdeck: 2014 National Book Festival Laura Overdeck appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Overdeck, Laura
    • Date: 2014-08-30
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    Poetry of J.D. McClatchy The Spring Literary Season continued at the Library of Congress with a reading by poet J.D. McClatchy.
    • Contributor: McClatchy, J.D.
    • Date: 2009-04-02
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    Cultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 4 The Cultural Heritage Archives symposium aimed to energize the discussion of ethnographic archival thought and practice by presenting fresh and dynamic strategies for contemporary archival realities. This segment includes a keynote address by Sita Reddy (Smithsonian Institution) and a panel session on forging archival collaborations and alliances. Speakers included Catherine H. Kerst, Timothy Lloyd, Peter B. Kaufman, Timothy B. Powell, Anna Fariello, Karen Jefferson, ...
    • Contributor: Various - Bell, Danna C. - Boyd, Douglas A. - Giarlo, Michael J. - Lloyd, Timothy Charles - Meyers, Melanie J. - O'neal, Jennifer R. - Reddy, Sita - Weiss, Steve - American Folklife Center - United States. Embassy (Kyrgyzstan) - American Folklore Society. Archives and Libraries Section - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013-09-27
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    Introductory Remarks - James Madison: Philosopher & Practitioner of Liberal Democracy Charles Kesler presents opening remarks of a symposium sponsored by the Library of Congress in cooperation with the James Madison Commemoration Commission to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of James Madison, fourth president of the United States.
    • Contributor: Kesler, Charles
    • Date: 2001-03-16
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    Pre-Concert Lecture: Fabio Bonizzoni Fabio Bonizzoni was interviewed by Daniel Boomhower prior to a concert at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Bonizzoni, Fabio
    • Date: 2012-11-29
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    Maria Celeste Arrarás: Book Fest 07 Maria Celeste Arrarás in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
    • Contributor: Arrar&aacute - S, Maria Celeste
    • Date: 2007-09-29
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    Omekongo Dibinga Poet Omekongo Dibanga, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, reads from his work and discusses the state of contemporary African literature.
    • Contributor: Dibinga, Omekongo
    • Date: 2013-04-02
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    Poet Yermiyahu Ahron Taub Yermiyahu Ahron Taub reads from his new book of poetry, "Uncle Feygele," which explores the issues encountered by gay Orthodox Jews. He follows up with questions from the audience regarding the book and translating between English and Yiddish.
    • Contributor: Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
    • Date: 2011-06-07