Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way
Bruce Rosenstein discussed his book, "Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way." Peter Drucker's groundbreaking work turned management theory into a serious discipline. Drucker penned numerous influential works on organization and management. In his second book based on the late Drucker's work, Rosenstein argues how Drucker's teachings go beyond the discipline of management to individual growth.
Imad Moustapha: Syrian Cultural Event
Imad Moustapha, Syrian Ambassador to the United States and Nasser Rabbat, Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Congress: Crucible of American Democracy
Though often treated by historians, political scientists and the American public as of lesser consequence than the Executive Branch, the U.S. Congress has historically served as the crucible of American democracy. In continual interaction and evolution as an institution, Congress has molded and directed national policy affecting the lives of virtually every American citizen. Its history is as diverse and complex as the nation ...
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
Is Diplomacy the Answer?
Does the U.S., as a longstanding superpower, need a diplomatic strategy to protect and advance our interests in the new world? William R. Smyser examined the topic in a lecture at the Library of Congress.
Ensemble Dal Niente
Chicago-based Ensemble Dal Niente performs the world premiere of George Lewis' "The Mangle of Practice," a Library of Congres McKim Fund commission, as well as the composer's "Assemblage." Also featured is "in vain" by G.F. Haas, a monumental work with dramatic lighting effects.
Ensemble Dal Niente
Jewish American Heritage Month Opening Ceremony
With a national theme of "The American Jewish Experience: Celebrating Religious Pluralism, Cultural Diversity and Commitment to American Civic Culture," the second annual Jewish American Heritage Month is celebrated by the Library of Congress with public lectures and a new Web presentation. In 1654, after Portugal recaptured Brazil and expelled its Jewish settlers, a group of 23 Jewish refugees arrived in New Amsterdam (now ...
The Geneva Conventions at 60: Taking Stock
The Law Library of Congress, the American Red Cross and the Friends of the Law Library of Congress present a program to mark the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions of 1949. The discussion begins with a brief history of the origins of these ground-breaking treaties and the role played by the Red Cross. A panel examines the Conventions' roots as the foundation of ...
A Money Doctor from Japan: Megata Tanetaro in Korea, 1904-1907
It is by now established knowledge that Japanese colonialist policies versus Korea cannot have been motivated by economic profits. Literature on Japanese imperialism does, however, fail to address the role of a series of monetary and financial reforms the Japanese government sought to implement after the peninsula had been turned into a protectorate. In his lecture, Michael Schiltz demonstrates how the 'Megata reform', as ...