Film, VideoMarimba Linda Xelaju: Guatemalan Marimba Music from Maryland Marimba Linda Xelaju performs traditional Guatemalan marimba.
- Contributor: Xelaju, Marimba Linda
- Date: 2010-09-15
Film, VideoThe Origins & Collapse of the Preclassic Maya in the Mirador Basin, Guatemala: Cultural & Natural ... According to Richard Hansen, the concentration of large cities in the Mirador Basin in the Middle and Late Preclassic periods (circa 1000 B.C. to A.D. 150) led to the construction of the...
- Contributor: Hansen, Richard
- Date: 2014-04-02
Film, VideoAvoiding the Fate of the Mayans The Maya civilization, at its peak, was one of the most densely populated and culturally dynamic societies in the world. But after flourishing for a thousand years, it abruptly disappeared. Thanks to...
- Contributor: Sever, Tom
- Date: 2008-05-06
Film, VideoSongs of Faith and Devotion: Discovery of the K'iche' Coplas in Kislak ms. 1015 Kislak Fellow Frauke Sachse discussed Manuscript 1015 in the Library's Jay I. Kislak Collection. This small leather-bound handbook, known as the "K'iche' Coplas," was compiled from different types of texts in several...
- Contributor: Sachse, Frauke
- Date: 2017-04-04
Film, VideoMaking Space for Indigenous Law Carrie N. Lyons moderated a conversation with Leo Crippa and Armstrong Wiggins about respectful representation of indigenous peoples.
- Contributor: Crippa, Leonardo A. - Lyons, Carrie N. - Wiggins, Armstrong
- Date: 2017-11-28
Film, VideoStephen Houston on Maya Warfare Stephen Houston discussed ancient Maya warfare and the meanings of conflict and its aftermath. Drawing on recent explorations, Houston showcased the lidar technology now revolutionizing the study of Pre-Columbian civilizations.
- Contributor: Houston, Stephen
- Date: 2019-04-25
Film, VideoAudio Engagement Fellow Hispanic & Indigenous Languages 1 Allison Booher describes the PALABRA Archives initiative to include more Mayan authors reading from their poetry and prose. She provides examples of the catalog records for the audio files.
- Contributor: Booher, Allison
- Date: 2020-07-01
Film, VideoLibrary of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practices: Innovative Uses of Technology 2018 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Best Practice Honorees discussed best practices relating to technology and literacy initiatives.
- Contributor: Trucano, Michael - Labin, Danny - Schwartz, Jeremy - Cuesta, Rodolfo Ardila
- Date: 2019-01-17
Film, VideoAméricas Award 2020 The Américas Awards celebrates the connection between Latin American studies, Hispanic creators and Hispanic topics in youth and children's literature. Co-sponsored with the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP).
- Contributor: Johnston, Tony - Balcárcel, Rebecca - Salazar, Aida - Woltering-Vargas, Denise - Peña, Zeke - Thurber, Maria - Perkins, Mitali - McCoy, Colleen
- Date: 2020-10-12
Film, Video2017 Américas Award Ceremony Susan Hood and Sally Wern Comport, author and illustrator of "Ada's Violin" and Alexandra Diaz, author of "The Only Road" receive the 2017 Américas Award, given in recognition of U.S. works of...
- Date: 2017-09-22
Film, VideoMestizaje, Hybridity and Cultural Entanglements in Colonial Latin America: Mesoamerica A panel discussion on Mesoamerica as part of the symposium "Mestizaje, Hybridity and Cultural Entanglements in Colonial Latin America," cosponsored by the University of Maryland and with the generous support of the...
- Contributor: Bristol, Joan - Tutino, John - Sparks, Garry
- Date: 2017-05-31
Film, VideoEverybodyWinsDC Story Time with Chef Pati Jinich Third grade students from Cleveland Elementary school had the opportunity to meet Chef Pati Jinich of the PBS program, "Pati's Mexican Kitchen." She told her personal story and read "The Food Parade"...
- Contributor: Jinich, Pati
- Date: 2015-06-10
Film, VideoSimon Martin on Ancient Maya Politics Anthropologist Simon Martin discusses ancient Maya politics in the context of his book, "Ancient Maya Politics: A Political Anthropology of the Classic Period 150-900 CE." Martin has taken the lead in understanding...
- Contributor: Martin, Simon - Haskell, John - Turello, Dan
- Date: 2021-06-10
Film, VideoBernardo de Gálvez: Spain and & American Revolutionary War Historian and diplomat Gonzalo Quintero Saravia discussed the role of Spain in the American War of Independence, focusing on General Bernardo de Gálvez, a key figure in the war against Britain.
- Contributor: Quintero Saravia, Gonzalo M.
- Date: 2015-10-05
Film, VideoBorder Lives: 2018 National Book Festival Francisco Cantú presents "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border" and Alfredo Corchado presents "Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration" at the 2018...
- Contributor: Corchado, Alfredo - Cantú, Francisco
- Date: 2018-09-01
Film, VideoAnne-Marie O'Connor: 2015 National Book Festival Anne-Marie O'Connor discusses "The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: O'Connor, Anne-Marie
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoTambuco Percussion Ensemble Conversation (English) Members of the Tambuco Percussion Ensemble and Claudia Morales of the Library's Music Division discuss the music of Ibero-American composers presented in the Founder's Day virtual program, including Hector Infanzón, Jorge Camiruaga,...
- Contributor: González, Miguel - Tudón, Raúl - Gallardo, Ricardo - Bringas, Alfredo
- Date: 2020-10-30
Film, VideoInspiring a Sense of Service and Idealism The third annual Daniel K. Inouye Distinguished Lecture at the Library of Congress on "Inspiring a Sense of Service and Idealism" highlighted the evolution of the Peace Corps and how its ideals...
- Contributor: Hastings, Reed - Compton, Ann - Chao, Elaine
- Date: 2017-05-18
Film, VideoSones de México Ensemble: Mexican American Music & Dance from Chicago A concert by Mexican folk music group Sones de México Ensemble.
- Contributor: Sones De México Ensemble
- Date: 2015-09-16
Film, VideoJuan Felipe Herrera & Tom Sleigh US Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and essayist Tom Sleigh read from their work and participated in a discussion moderated by Fiona McCrae from Graywolf Press.
- Contributor: Herrera, Juan Felipe - Sleigh, Tom
- Date: 2017-04-26
Film, VideoPoet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Closes His Term Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera celebrated the conclusion of the first term of his laureateship with a reading at the Library.
- Contributor: Herrera, Juan Felipe
- Date: 2016-04-13
Film, VideoRum: Its History and Connoisseurship Historian Franklin Knight of Johns Hopkins University lectured on the history of rum, one of Latin America's most popular spirits.
- Contributor: Knight, Franklin
- Date: 2016-10-11
Film, VideoRole of Time in a Writer's Life & Work: 2015 National Book Festival Four diverse authors from Chile and Mexico talk about how they deal with time in every sense of the word: in creating fictional characters, in shaping a plot, in making an argument,...
- Contributor: Garza, Christina Rivera - Enrigue, Álvaro - Zambra, Alejandro - Navia, María José
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoScience By, For & With the People Geoff Haines-Stiles tells the story of "The Crowd and the Cloud" television series and how citizen science and mobile tech have revolutionized the collection, sharing and use of scientific data, as part...
- Contributor: Haines-Stiles, Geoff
- Date: 2017-07-25
Film, VideoKate DiCamillo: 2017 National Book Festival Kate DiCamillo discusses "Raymie Nightingale" at the 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Dicamillo, Kate
- Date: 2017-09-02
Film, VideoHuexotzinco Codex The Huexotzinco Codex is part of the testimony in a legal case against representatives of the colonial government in Mexico by the Nahua people of Huexotzinco. Scholars consider the codex to be...
- Contributor: Hessler, John
- Date: 2018-05-09
Film, VideoCOVID-19 and Ethics: Disparity in Pandemics Discussions about ethical considerations and disparities in COVID-19 infections have risen to prominence throughout this pandemic. The CDC has declared racism as a major public health issue as a result of the...
- Contributor: Moreno, Jonathan - Schmidt, Harald
- Date: 2021-06-23
Film, VideoConversation with Brazilian Author Noemi Jaffe Noemi Jaffe discussed her book, "What Are the Blind Men Dreaming?" about the Holocaust and Jewish identity.
- Contributor: Jaffe, Noemi - Santos, Vivaldo
- Date: 2017-05-08
Film, VideoDéborah Holtz: 2016 National Book Festival Déborah Holtz discusses "Tacopedia" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Holtz, Déborah
- Date: 2016-09-24
Film, VideoWorking with Latin America: Smithsonian Folklife Reflections Olivia Cadaval reflected on her work as the curator of many of the Latin American-themed Smithsonian Folklife Festival presentations.
- Contributor: Cadaval, Olivia
- Date: 2015-09-22
Film, Video2014 Americas Awards Susan Roth and Cindy Trumbore discussed their book "Parrots Over Puerto Rico," winner of the 2014 Americas Award for Children's and Young-Adult Literature at the annual award presentation.
- Contributor: Roth, Susan - Trumbore, Cindy
- Date: 2014-10-03
Film, Video2018 Americas Awards Ibi Zoboi, author of "American Street," and Duncan Tonatiuh, author and illustrator of "Danza! Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México" were awardded the 2018 Americas Award for Children's and Young-Adult...
- Contributor: Tonatiuh, Duncan - Zoboi, Ibi
- Date: 2018-09-28
Film, Video2019 Spring HNIP Closing Program The closing program of the spring 2019 Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities National Internship program.
- Date: 2019-04-24
Film, VideoScholarfest S2: Life/Past: How We Write About Those Who Came Before Us As part of the two-day celebration of the 15th anniversary of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, seven 10-minute rapid-fire "lightning conversations" (followed by 20 minutes of moderated...
- Contributor: Moser, Jeff - Sullivan, Patricia - Masur, Kate - Yu, Pauline - Jackson, Maurice - Hitchcock, William - Noll, Mark - Michael, Georgia - Lewis, Wm. Roger - Hidalgo, Alexander - Keller, Renata - Singh, Devika - Arana, Marie - Joselit, Jenna Weissman
- Date: 2015-06-11
Film, VideoA Tribute to the Life & Legacy of Hon. Reynaldo Garza, Jurist & Hispanic American Pioneer Rep. Filemon B. Vela Jr. pays tribute to the life and legacy of Reynaldo Garza, the first Mexican-American appointed to a federal court. Other speakers included Mariel Buffington and Librarian of Congress...
- Date: 2014-09-15
Film, VideoDaniel Alarcón: 2015 National Book Festival Daniel Alarcón appears at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Alarcón, Daniel
- Date: 2015-09-05
Film, VideoCopland as Good Neighbor: Cultural Diplomacy in Latin America During World War II Carol Hess will discuss the beginnings of cultural diplomacy in the United States vis-a-vis the ideology of the Good Neighbor period and this most overtly political of Aaron Copland's Latin American trips.
- Contributor: Hess, Carol
- Date: 2014-10-07
Film, VideoItaly's Gastronomic Traditions Food historian Francine Segan discussed Italian cuisine.
- Contributor: Segan, Francine
- Date: 2015-03-19
Film, VideoIsabella: The Warrior Queen Author Kirstin Downey spoke about her revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus' voyages, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most...
- Contributor: Downey, Kirstin
- Date: 2015-06-01
Film, VideoHéctor Tobar: 2015 National Book Festival Héctor Tobar discusses "Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book...
- Contributor: Tobar, Héctor
- Date: 2015-09-05