Film, VideoAmadou Koné A conversation with novelist and scholar Amadou Kone of Côte d'Ivoire.
- Contributor: Koné - , Amadou
- Date: 2013-09-25
Film, VideoWalter Dean Myers
- Contributor: Myers, Walter Dean
- Date: 2001-09-08
Film, VideoArmenian Literary Identity Kevork Bardakjian presented "Scribes, Compositors and the Mind in the Making: the Armenian Script and the Creation of an Armenian Literary Identity." Levon Avdoyan discussed "The Continuity and Change of an Armenian...
- Date: 2012-04-19
Film, VideoRhythmic Imagination in African Music Renowned musicologist Kofi Agawu lectures on his most recent book, "The African Imagination in Music," with a focus on the chapter about rhythm.
- Contributor: Agawu, Kofi
- Date: 2017-01-26
Film, VideoArthur Frommer Arthur Frommer speaks at the 2004 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Frommer, Arthur
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoDaniel Silva
- Contributor: Silva, Daniel
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoReflections from South Africa: Libraries and Society Change Ellen R. Tise, president-elect (2007-2009) of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), gave an informative presentation on the transformation of libraries and the library profession in South Africa titled...
- Contributor: Tise, Ellen
- Date: 2008-02-04
Film, VideoAllen Say: 2011 National Book Festival Allen Say appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Say, Allen
- Date: 2011-09-25
Film, VideoPride in the Library Library curators display and describe items from the collections that were part of a special pop-up exhibit, "Pride in the Library," featuring the works of LGBTQ+ creators and representations of LGBTQ+ life...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2017-06-08
Film, VideoThe Legacy of Ola Belle Reed: Oral History In celebration of the legacy of the pioneering old-time musician Ola Belle Reed (1916-2002), Reed's son Dave Reed, her nephew Hugh Campbell and members of the acclaimed bluegrass band Danny Paisley and...
- Date: 2015-09-09
CollectionTraditional Classical Persian Music
American Folklife Center concert, 2014-04-16 | Traditional classical Persian music | Homegrown 2014, the music of America A concert of traditional classical Persian music by Nader Majd & Farshid Mahjour.
- Contributor: Majd, Nader - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
- Date: 2014-04-16
Film, VideoHomeplace Mississippi: A Cultural Journey To celebrate the recent acquisition of his work and to discuss his experiences in the 1970s as well as talk about his on-going work documenting life and culture in contemporary Mississippi, Michael...
- Contributor: Ford, Michael
- Date: 2014-06-05
CollectionCultural Heritage Archives Symposium Session 4
Cultural heritage archives symposium, 2013-09-26 to 2013-09-27 | American Folklife Center symposium, 2013-09-26 to 2013-09-27 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...
- 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
CollectionBen Payton and the Thundering Harps
American Folklife Center concert, 2011-05-25 | Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps | Ben Payton and the Thundering Harps from Mississippi | Homegrown 2011, the music of America Ben Payton's voice resonates with a passion for life and his skills as a guitarist evoke the tradition of the original Delta blues greats such as Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Charley Patton...
- Contributor: Payton, Ben - Payton, Ben Wiley - Thundering Harps (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
- Date: 2011-05-25
Film, VideoImpact of Miranda Warning on Human Rights in Eastern Europe In celebration of Human Rights Day, a panel of distinguished American and European politicians and scholars discussed address how American laws -- and specifically,the Miranda warning -- have affected human rights developments...
- Date: 2016-12-09
Film, Video2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards: PlanetRead PlanetRead is the recipient of the International Prize, one of three 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards.
- Contributor: Kothari, Brij
- Date: 2013-11-04
Film, VideoThe fresh prince of Bel-Air.
Fresh prince of Bel-Air. A lot's happened since Will's life go flipped, turned upside down and he showed up at the Banks' Bel-Air doorstep. And the final season keeps the fun rollin' with hip comedy style,...
- Contributor: Borowitz, Andy - Borowitz, Susan - Medina, Benny - Pollack, Jeff - Smith, Will - Avery, James - Reid, Daphne Maxwell - Ribeiro, Alfonso - Parsons, Karyn - Ali, Tatyana ... Borowitz, Andy - Borowitz, Susan - Medina, Benny - Pollack, Jeff - Smith, Will - Avery, James - Reid, Daphne Maxwell - Ribeiro, Alfonso - Parsons, Karyn - Ali, Tatyana - Marcell, Joseph - Bagley, Ross - Stuffed Dog Company - Qde - NBC Productions - Warner Home Video (Firm)
- Date: 2011
Film, VideoSusan Cooper: 2013 National Book Festival Susan Cooper appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Cooper, Susan
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoThere Was Once Filmmaker Gabor Kalman discusses his film about a high school teacher in Kalocsa, Hungary, who discovered a lost Jewish community while researching local history.
- Contributor: Kalman, Gabor
- Date: 2012-12-10
Film, VideoTerrance Hayes As part of the ongoing series, Terrance Hayes gives a lecture on poetry.
- Contributor: Hayes, Terrance
- Date: 2015-01-22
Film, VideoDavid Ignatius: Book Fest 07 David Ignatius in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Ignatius, David
- Date: 2007-09-29
Film, VideoThe World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature Daniel Levitin gives a talk titled "The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature." Director of McGill University's Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition and Expertise and best-selling author...
- Contributor: Levitin, Daniel
- Date: 2008-11-18
Film, VideoIshmael Beah: 2014 National Book Festival Ishmael Beah appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Beah, Ishmael
- Date: 2014-08-30
Film, VideoThe Armenian Language & its Place in the Indo-European Linguistic Family Charles de Lamberterie discusses the history of the Armenian language as part of the 17th Annual Vardanants Day celebration.
- Contributor: De Lamberterie, Charles
- Date: 2013-09-19
Film, VideoThe golden cage
Nefes Ts'erḳesi homiyah Four thousand Circassians, exiled from Eastern Europe, live in Israel today. Concentrated in two villages around the Golan Heights, jealously safeguarding their unique traditions, this small ethnic community is facing serious challenges...
- Date: 2005
Film, VideoThe Life of a Poet: Carl Phillips As part of new series, "The Life of a Poet," the Washington Post Fiction Editor Ron Charles conducts an in-depth interview with poet Carl Phillips.
- Date: 2014-02-06
Film, Video"World War II: 365 Days" Described in a recent review as "one of the best single-volume histories of the war yet published," "World War II: 365 Days" is a unique compilation of riveting text and more than...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2009-05-27
Film, VideoThe Origins of Traditional Palestinian Costumes & Embroidery Hanan K. Munayyer discusses the origins of traditional Palestinian dress and embroidery.
- Contributor: Munayyer, Hanan K.
- Date: 2012-09-18
Film, VideoMaking Sense of Ancient Graffiti In the year AD 79, Mount Vesuvius erupted with devastating force, burying the nearby town of Pompeii under more than thirty feet of volcanic debris. Pompeii was effectively wiped off the map,...
- Contributor: Benefiel, Rebecca R.
- Date: 2012-07-05
Film, VideoCross Cultural Communications: U.S. Writers Translating Hispanic Writers Part of the Hispanic Heritage celebration at the Library of Congress, American authors share their work translated into Spanish.
- Date: 2009-09-25
Film, VideoA 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...
- Contributor: Schiltz, Michael
- Date: 2007-12-05
Film, VideoBARD Mobile iOS: How to Pair a Braille Display with Your iOS Device Judy Dixon provides a tutorial on how to pair a refreshable braille display with an iOS device.
- Contributor: Dixon, Judy
- Date: 2013-09-01
Film, VideoDrawing the Line at the Big Ditch: The Panama Canal Treaties and the Rise of the ... Political events in the United States often have unintended consequences for American politics and for the country as a whole. The long-term consequences of the Panama Canal debates of the 1970s was...
- Contributor: Clymer, Adam
- Date: 2008-05-22
Film, VideoContemporary Analog & Digital Color Photographic Prints: Processes, Practice & Accelerated Test Methods for Evaluation Print ... The 12 major current digital photographic print processes are discussed, including UV-curable printing and a new inkjet sublimation thermal dye transfer process for printing on large, specially coated aluminum panels.
- Contributor: Wilhelm, Henry
- Date: 2015-11-20
Film, VideoSecrets of Althorp: the Spencers / This film focuses on Althorp, the ancestral home of the Spencer family since the 16th century. The interior of the house is generally considered its strongest asset as the Spencer family has...
- Contributor: Uscinska, Kasia - West, Samuel - Pioneer Productions - Pbs Distribution (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2013
Film, VideoSatch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert: The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball Before Jackie Robinson Historian Timothy M. Gay tells the stories of pioneering baseball escapades in his new book, "Satch, Dizzy and Rapid Robert: The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball Before Jackie Robinson."
- Contributor: Gay, Timothy
- Date: 2010-05-05
Film, VideoJan Jarboe Russell: 2015 National Book Festival Jan Jarboe Russell discusses "The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book...
- Contributor: Russell, Jan Jarboe
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoH. Jack Geiger oral history interview conducted by John Dittmer in New York, New York, 2013-03-16. Dr. Jack Geiger discusses his early life experiences and how he came to be a leading figure in the Medical Committee for Human Rights. He describes his childhood in New York City,...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Dittmer, John - Geiger, Jack
- Date: 2013-03-16
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CollectionThe Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch
Two worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch | Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2011-05-05 The Pennsylvania Dutch culture, which is now over three centuries old and still evolving, is an American hybrid creation put together from Continental Europe, British Isles, and American building blocks in Southeastern...
- Contributor: Yoder, Don
- Date: 2011-05-05
Film, VideoNot the Same Old (Folk) Song and Dance: Field Recordings in the European Communities of the ... In the 1930s, Library of Congress fieldworkers recorded the folk music of non-English-speaking communities throughout the United States. There, they captured songs and styles that had died out in the lands of...
- Contributor: Barton, Matthew
- Date: 2006-07-27