Film, VideoThomas Mallon: 2012 National Book Festival Thomas Mallon appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Mallon, Thomas
- Date: 2012-09-23
Film, VideoCandice Millard: 2011 National Book Festival Author Candice Millard appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Millard, Candice
- Date: 2011-09-24
Film, VideoCurtis Chamber Orchestra Robert Spano leads the Curtis Chamber Orchestra in an exclusive Washington, D.C. appearance. Violist Roberto Díaz premieres a new concerto by Jennifer Higdon, commissioned by the Library of Congress and the Curtis Institute, and Spano puts on his composer hat for a performance of his Hölderlin-Lieder. The orchestra rounds out the program with works by Prokofiev and Mozart.
- Date: 2015-03-07
Film, VideoMystery of the "Place of Dog Tail" Anastasia Kalyuta offers a comparative analysis of land tenure and related practices of inheritance, land distribution and exploitation among Aztec nobility on the eve of Spanish conquest and aftermath. The talk explores distinctions of elite land tenure in two main centers of Aztec empire-Tenochtitlan and Tetzcoco.
- Contributor: Kalyuta, Anastasia
- Date: 2012-01-26
Film, VideoFinding the Antipodes (Day 2) Scholars gather at this 2-day symposium to discuss the history and cartography of the Arctic and the Antarctic, including the modern mapping of the poles that highlights dramatic changes during the last five decades. (Day 2)
- Date: 2015-05-15
Film, VideoAuf Wiedersehen : 'til we meet again
'til we meet again | Until we meet again Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available "Author and activist Linda Mills pries open the darkly guarded doors of history as she takes her comedic son and opinionated mother to Vienna, Austria where they discover an astonishing array of collaborators, victims, and unlikely heroes in a startlingly humorous adventure spanning from World War II to 9/11"--Container.
- Contributor: Mills, Linda G. - Dilg, Brian - Goodrich, Peter - Mills, Ann - Spicy Icy Productions - Ruth Diskin Films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2011
Film, VideoInterview with Michael Wilpers & Musicians from Marlboro A discussion about the Marlboro Music Festival, Musicians from Marlboro, and the longtime relationship between the Freer Gallery and the Library of Congress, featuring the Smithsonian's Michael Wilpers, Anne McLean of the Library of Congress, cellist Marcy Rosen, violinist David McCarroll, and violinist Emilie-Anne Gendron.
- Date: 2016-01-20
Film, VideoThis Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible Writer and journalist Charles Cobb discusses his new book, "This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible."
- Contributor: Cobb, Charles
- Date: 2014-05-20
Film, VideoTerrorism in Cyberspace: The Dark Future? Gabriel Weimann discussed the recent trends in online terrorism, emerging threats and possible countermeasures.
- Contributor: Weimann, Gabriel
- Date: 2015-06-10
Film, VideoA Wrinkle in Time: 2012 National Book Festival At the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival, Hope Larson, Anita Silvey and Leonard Marcus discuss the classic book "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle upon its 50th anniversary.
- Date: 2012-09-23
Film, VideoPre-Concert Conversation with Nico Muhly & Daniel Hope Violinist Daniel Hope and pianist Jeffrey Kahane join composer Nico Muhly for a pre-concert conversation.
- Date: 2012-10-12
Film, VideoWesley Granberg-Michaelson: 2013 National Book Festival Wesley Granberg-Michaelson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Granberg-Michaelson, Wesley
- Date: 2013-09-22
Film, VideoWild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS & Modern American Espionage Author Douglas Waller discusses "Wild" Bill Donovan and his role in the OSS and modern American espionage, the subject of his new book.
- Contributor: Waller, Douglas
- Date: 2011-02-24
Film, VideoConferral of the 6th Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity The 6th John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity was awarded to Jürgen Habermas and Charles Taylor at this ceremony. The Kluge Prize celebrates the importance of the study of humanity and recognizes individuals whose outstanding scholarship in the humanities and social sciences has shaped both public affairs and civil society.
- Date: 2015-09-29
Film, VideoMagna Carta: Muse and Mentor Opening Ceremony The Library of Congress opened its 10-week exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor," which features the Lincoln Cathedral Magna Carta, the great charter of rights and liberties, one of only four surviving copies of the original issue in 1215. HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, cut the ribbon in the exhibition gallery and spoke briefly during the opening ceremony in the Great Hall of...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-11-06
Film, VideoConservation Science & the Daguerreotype Tracing the history of the daguerreotype from Paris to Philadelphia, this lecture explores the various improvements made to Daguerre's process and the ways in which it was used, examines the importance of Robert Cornelius as an American photographer, explains the history and ethics of conservation treatment and expands upon why conservation science-based research is necessary for the long-term preservation of our earliest national photographic...
- Contributor: Wetzel, Rachel K.
- Date: 2016-09-01
Film, VideoNational Anthem Remix Panel Discussion The Library's stacks include a trove of arrangements of our national anthem, including Stravinsky's "The Star-Spangled Banner," and "Ode to the Star-Spangled Banner" by Ferde Grofé. This panel discusses the history and value of revamping one of our most provocative songs. Panelists include Matt Spivey (vice president of artistic operations, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra), Loras John Schissel (music division, Library of Congress), Neil Grauer (assistant...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-09-18
Film, VideoGamma-Ray Bursts and the Birth of Black Holes Dr. Neil Gehrels discusses "Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Birth of Black Holes" as part of the Library's series in conjunction with NASA.
- Contributor: Gehrels, Neil
- Date: 2011-02-16
Film, VideoLife of Laura Clifford Dreyfus-Barney Mona Khademi offered a glimpse into the life of Laura Clifford Dreyfus-Barney and her connections with Iran and Iranians.
- Contributor: Khademi, Mona
- Date: 2017-09-20
Film, VideoNecessary Utterance: Poetry as Cultural Force (Trethewey) Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry Natasha Trethewey delivers her final lecture, "Necessary Utterance: Poetry as Cultural Force," closing the spring literary season at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Trethewey, Natasha
- Date: 2013-05-01
Film, VideoShelia P. Moses: 2011 National Book Festival Shelia P. Moses appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Moses, Shelia P.
- Date: 2011-09-25
Film, VideoBroadway Composers Concert: Jeanine Tesori, Steven Lutvak & David Yazbek Three of Broadway's most popular musical creators -- Steven Lutvak, Jeanine Tesori and David Yazbek -- perform their own work in an intimate evening of music. Special guests include Catherine Walker, Jacqueline Echols, Joshua Henry, Dean Sharenow and Mike Chiavaro. Part of the Library's Songs of America project.
- Date: 2014-10-17
Film, VideoEsther M. A. Terry oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Greensboro, North Carolina, 2011-07-06.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Terry, Esther M. A.
- Date: 2011-07-06
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Film, VideoJapanese Influences in 20th Century American Music The history of the cross-cultural interaction between American composers and Japan is documented in unpublished and published scores, manuscripts, and correspondence held, often uniquely, in the Music Division of the Library of Congress. In this lecture, W. Anthony Sheppard examines examples of this relationship in the works of Henry Eichheim (1870-1942), Claude Lapham (1890-1957), Henry Cowell (1897-1965), and Roger Reynolds (b. 1934)who each traveled...
- Contributor: Sheppard, W. Anthony
- Date: 2010-10-25
Film, VideoAssyrian Culture in the Middle East and in Diaspora Fadi Davood from the University of Toronto presented "Of Patriarchates and their place in Assyrian Identity." Alda Benjamen from the University of Pennsylvania Museum & Smithsonian Institution presented "Between Negotiation and Resistance: Baghdadi Assyrian intellectuals (1970s-1980s)." Eden Naby presented "Preservation of Aramaic through Word and Music." Third of three sessions in a daylong symposium.
- Date: 2016-06-10