American Folklife Center
It’s Never too Late to be an Ethnomusicologist: A Conversation with AFC Intern Kirk Sullivan, Part II
This is the second in a two-part series stemming from a conversation with one of our summer interns, Kirk Sullivan. Part I was about how he went from having an established career in software engineering to becoming a PhD candidate in ethnomusicology. Read about a project Kirk is working on with the wax cylinder collections in one of the deepest depths of the Library of Congress’ Thomas Jefferson Building.
CLIR/Library of Congress Mellon Fellowship
Revealing Our Melting Past: Toward a Digital Library of Historic Glacier Photography
Athea Merredyth, CLIR/Library of Congress Mellon Fellow
Emma Raviv, Barbara A. Ringer Copyright Honors Program
Emma began her two-year appointment in 2016, and will receive assignments from multiple departments within the Copyright Office, including the Office of the Register, Office of the General Counsel, Office of Policy and International Affairs, and Office of Registration Policy and Practice.
Geography and Map Division
On the Trail of Mesoamerican Jade: an Archaeologist in Training
Katje Lattik is an Archaeological Research Intern in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, who works with the Pre-Columbian objects in the Jay I. Kislak Collection of the Archaeology and History of the Early Americas. Katje was a 2015 Library of Congress Junior Fellow with a strong interest in archaeology and Museum Studies, who attended Towson University in Maryland.
Kluge Fellow Joshua Caffery, 2013
A folklorist and musician, Caffery’s research at the Kluge Center explored Louisiana song traditions documented for the Library of Congress by John and Alan Lomax in 1934. Caffery’s research resulted in the creation of a web portal that places online for the first time many of the recordings from the Lomaxes’ historic 1934 trip.
National Digital Stewardship Residency
Blurred Lines, Shapes, and Polygons, Part 1: An NDSR-NY Project Update
Genevieve Havemeyer-King, National Digital Stewardship Resident at the Wildlife Conservation Society Library & Archives. She participates in the NDSR-NY cohort. This post is Part 1 of 2 posts on Genevieve’s exploration of stewardship issues for preserving geospatial data.
Paul Peck Humanities Institute through Montgomery College
Eleven interns from Montgomery College's Paul Peck Humanities Institute (PPHI) were invited to present their impressions of working as interns Monday May 19th, 2014 at the Library of Congress. The interns spoke about their internship experiences as well as their own research. The Paul Peck Humanities Institute internship program, begun in 2000, has placed over 200 interns at the Library, the Smithsonian and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.