Film, VideoJazz Scholar Ingrid Monson Interview Jazz curator Larry Appelbaum interviews Library of Congress Jazz Scholar Ingrid Monson as part of her residency at the Library. They discuss Monson's research, writing, and the jazz collections at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Monson, Ingrid
- Date: 2017-03-01
Film, VideoThe Iranian Talmud: Reading the Talmud in its Sasanian Context Although the Babylonian Talmud, or Bavli, has been a text central and vital to the Jewish canon since the Middle Ages, the context in which it was produced has been poorly understood. Delving deep into Sasanian material culture and literary remains, Shai Secunda pieces together the dynamic world of late antique Iran, providing an unprecedented and accessible overview of the world that shaped the ...
- Contributor: Secunda, Shai
- Date: 2014-07-22
Film, VideoSteven McNichols oral history interview conducted by David P. Cline in Burlingame, California, 2013-03-01.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Cline, David P. - McNichols, Steven
- Date: 2013-03-01
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Film, VideoClassified as White: Historical Insights into the Racial Classifications of Americans of Middle Eastern & North African Descent Randa A. Kayyali from the Elliott School for International Affairs at George Washington University spoke about the intersections of religion and race for immigrants in the U.S. during the first half of the 20th century.
- Contributor: Kayyali, Randa A.
- Date: 2015-11-04
Film, VideoMercy Watson 10th Anniversary: 2015 National Book Festival At the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., author Kate DiCamillo hosted a 30-minute Q&A featuring the award-winning Mercy Watson series for early readers and the new spinoff books featuring more stories from Mercy’s world. The presentation included a improvised musical and comedy program by Story Pirates, inspired by the series and based on ideas from audience, exploring themes of unconventional ...
- Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoGwendolyn M. Patton oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Montgomery, Alabama, 2011-06-01.
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Patton, Gwendolyn M
- Date: 2011-06-01
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Film, VideoLoving vs. Virginia Patricia Hruby Powell and Shadra Strickland discussed their book for young people, "Loving vs. Virginia" about a famous legal case that cleared the way for interracial marriage in the United States. The event was supported by the Jonah S. Eskin Memorial Fund of the Library of Congress. The fund was established to honor the late son of Marcia and Barnet Eskin.
- Date: 2017-05-03
Film, VideoInternational Literature: Andrés Neuman Spanish-Argentinian writer Andrés Neuman reads and discusses his forthcoming novel, "Talking to Ourselves."
- Contributor: Neuman, André - S
- Date: 2014-04-18
Film, VideoReintegration of Refugee Women in Post-Conflict Liberia Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso discussed her research on ethical dilemmas and gender factors that affect returnee refugee women in Liberia.
- Contributor: Yacob-Haliso, Olajumoke
- Date: 2016-10-13
Film, VideoTwo Thousand Flutes An introduction to the Library's remarkable Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection: meet a few of the Library's nearly 2,000 instruments in this lecture-recital featuring flutist Lorna McGhee of the Pittsburgh Symphony, pianist Ryo Yanagitani of the S&R Foundation, and musical instrument curator Carol Lynn Ward Bamford. Produced in association with the S&R Foundation.
- Date: 2015-05-02
Film, VideoBob Milne at the Library of Congress an oral history with Jennifer Cutting videorecording | 1 digital video file (1 hr., 7 min., 11 sec.) : sd., col. | Interviewer: Jennifer Cutting; piano: Bob Milne. (Cast). Courtesy of Bob Milne. (Permission). Bob Milne, ragtime pianist, discusses his experiences as a performer of ragtime music and demonstrates ragtime music performance style in an interview with Jennifer Cutting, Library of Congress. (Summary). Recorded in the Coolidge Auditorium, October 14, ...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Milne, Bob, Pianist - Cutting, Jennifer - Coolidge Auditorium (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2004
Film, VideoLatina Storyteller Oral History This oral history followed an event, not recorded, in which Carmen Agra Deedy and Karla Campillo-Soto shared their own stories of growing up Cuban and Mexican, respectively, in small-town U.S.A.
- Date: 2016-04-07
Film, VideoWorld War I Symposium Gerard Toal (Virginia Tech), Paul Miller (McDaniel College) and retired US Ambassador Jacques Paul Klein discuss the territorial and ethnic conflicts that led to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, and how Europe's great powers over-reacted, leading to "the Great War." The speakers then show how the First World War has affected the subsequent history of Europe, through ...
- Contributor: Various Speakers
- Date: 2014-09-16
CollectionNew Ideas of Music Ownership & the Musical Life of the Kïsêdjê The introduction of ideas taken from international intellectual property regimes to communities of indigenous peoples can lead to serious repercussions. This presentation discusses some of the results of the arrival new ideas and language about music and ceremonial ownership on central aspects of the musical, artistic, and economic life of a group of Brazilian Indians known in the literature as the Suyá, but who ...
- Contributor: Seeger, Anthony - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2015-04-08
Film, VideoParker String Quartet with Kikuei Ikeda, Viola The 2013 Stradivari Anniversary Concert featured the Parker String Quartet and violist Kikuei Ikeda performing on the Library's Stradivari instruments. The quartet performed Mendelssohn's String Quartet no. 3 in D major, op. 44, no. 1, and Shostakovich's String Quartet no. 9. They were joined by Kikuei Ikeda for the Dvorak String Quintet in E-flat major, op. 97.
- Date: 2013-12-18
Film, VideoScholarfest S5: Right/Wrong: Perspectives on Notions & Morality As part of the two-day celebration of the 15th anniversary of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, five 10-minute rapid-fire "lightning conversations," followed by 30 minutes of moderated Q+A, covered perspectives on notions and morality.
- Date: 2015-06-11
Film, VideoLibrary of Congress Prize for American Fiction: 2015 National Book Festival Louise Erdrich receives the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. She discusses her work with Marie Arana, co-director of the festival.
- Contributor: Erdrich, Louise
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoConversation with Frederic Rzewski & Charlton Lee David Plylar interviews composer Frederic Rzewski and violist Charlton Lee of the Del Sol String Quartet about their collaboration at the Library of Congress. Rzewski received a Library of Congress McKim Fund commission for "Satires," a work for violin and piano. The world premiere was given at the Library of Congress with Rzewski on piano and violinist Jennifer Koh on April 30, 2016.
- Date: 2016-04-30
Film, VideoThe Digital Traces of User-generated Content: How Social Media Data May Become the Historical Sources of the Future Katrin Weller argues that big data from social media and online communication channels are valuable sources which need to be understood now in order to be preserved effectively for future historians.
- Contributor: Weller, Katrin
- Date: 2015-05-14
Film, VideoHow I Found my Jewish American Family Daniel Horowitz spoke about how to conduct genealogy research in a program cosponsored with the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington.
- Contributor: Horowitz, Daniel
- Date: 2017-05-08
Film, VideoPati Jinich: 2016 National Book Festival Pati Jinich discusses "Mexican Today: New and Rediscovered Recipes for Contemporary Kitchens" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Jinich, Pati
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoYoung Learners Explore Library of Congress Images This presentation describes research-informed strategies to foster early childhood and primary grade students' multiple literacies through the developmentally appropriate use of primary sources from the Library of Congress.
- Date: 2015-10-28
Film, VideoJenny Han: 2015 National Book Festival Jenny Han discusses "P.S. I Still Love You" appears at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Han, Jenny
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoJoyce Carol Oates: 2016 National Book Festival Joyce Carol Oates discusses her memoir "The Lost Landscape: A Writer's Coming of Age" and "The Man Without a Shadow: A Novel" with Ron Charles from the Washington Post at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Oates , Joyce Carol
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoMusicians from Marlboro Two "Musicians from Marlboro" concerts during the 2015-2016 season make a bow to the Library's historic relationship with the Marlboro Festival and its founders, evoking concerts performed here by Adolph Busch, Rudolf Serkin, Marcel Moyse and other festival luminaries. This program is built around Krzysztof Penderecki's 1993 Quartet for clarinet and string trio. Meditative and nostalgic, with a final movement marked Abschied ("Farewell"), the ...
- Date: 2016-01-20