Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Conversation with WÖR Folk and Early Music from Belgium Watch a conversation with WÖR, who discuss folk and early music from Belgium.
    • Contributor: Wör
    • Date: 2022-08-17
  • Film, Video
    WÖR WÖR injects new energy into 18th-century melodies from the Flanders region of Belgium. Their sound has elements of folk, early music, and jazz, and shines an inventive spotlight on the tunes preserved in old Flemish manuscripts.
    • Contributor: Wör
    • Date: 2022-08-17
  • Film, Video
    General Washington and Mrs. French: Widows and Power in Eighteenth-Century Virginia Watch a discussion centering on Penelope French, a wealthy widow who did not want to sell her land to George Washington, despite his attempts to purchase it. Special guests include, Martha Saxton, Amherst College historian emerita and author of "The Widow Washington: The Life of Mary Washington", and Jennifer Stertzer, director of the Papers of George Washington at the University of Virginia.
    • Contributor: Stertzer, Jennifer - Miller, Julie - Saxton, Martha - Breiner, Andrew
    • Date: 2022-08-17
  • Film, Video
    Unintended Consequences: How the War in Ukraine Impacts Global Energy and Food Security The Russian invasion of Ukraine has led major European countries to completely reevaluate their energy policy and to consider alternatives to Russian oil and gas. Meanwhile, consumers in both the U.S. and Europe are facing higher costs for gasoline and transportation. Because Ukraine is one of the largest contributors to the United Nations World Food Program, the war also threatens to disrupt food supplies...
    • Contributor: Turello, Dan - Weiss, Andrew - Welsh, Caitlin - Elkind, Jonathan
    • Date: 2022-08-15
  • Film, Video
    Secular Africa? Making Sense of the Interplay Between Secular Constitutions and Religious Citizens On July 19 and 20, 2022, the African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED) hosted a symposium, "Religious Practices, Transmission, and Literacies in Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia." The symposium featured the presentations of seven scholars who conducted two-week research residencies in the AMED Reading Room between June 1 and July 15. The residencies and symposium are part of the Exploring Challenging Conversations...
    • Contributor: Berlinerblau, Jacques - Miner, Edward - Michael, Bethania
    • Date: 2022-08-15
  • Film, Video
    Botkin Lecture: Songs and Tunes from the French Creole Corridor French cultural historian Camille Moreddu presents an overview of the American Folklife Center's collections of songs and music recorded in various Midwestern French-American communities during the first half of the 20th century. She reviews the repertoire found in these and related collections--from Great Lakes voyageurs' songs and French-Canadian fiddle tunes to the ballads, winter ritual songs, and local songs of the Creole settlements of...
    • Contributor: Winick, Stephen - Moreddu, Camille
    • Date: 2022-08-10
  • Film, Video
    Botkin Lecture: Musiques du corridor franco-créole French cultural historian Camille Moreddu presents an overview of the American Folklife Center's collections of songs and music recorded in various Midwestern French-American communities during the first half of the 20th century. She reviews the repertoire found in these and related collections - from Great Lakes voyageurs' songs and French-Canadian fiddle tunes to the ballads, winter ritual songs, and local songs of the Creole...
    • Contributor: Moreddu, Camille - Winick, Stephen
    • Date: 2022-08-10
  • Film, Video
    Remembering David McCullough A remembrance of historian and biographer David McCullough, a frequent speaker at the Library of Congress and the National Book Festival.
    • Contributor: McCullough, David
    • Date: 2022-08-10
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Ritz Chamber Players Watch a conversation with the musical group, The Ritz Chamber Players. Kelly Hall Tompkins and James Lee talk about the world premiere of James Lee's work for violin and piano entitled, "Lament. Sing. Arise." Ann Hobson-Pilot talks about her life and career as a harpist and member of the Boston Symphony.
    • Contributor: Lee III, James - Hall Tompkins, Kelly - Hobson Pilot, Ann - Abdullah, Kazem
    • Date: 2022-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Ritz Chamber Players Concert The Ritz Chamber Players are hailed by The Baltimore Sun as "one of the most interesting and dynamic ensembles to emerge in recent years," boasting some of the world's preeminent musicians spanning the African diaspora. Its members perform with prestigious organizations including the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, and Philadelphia Orchestra. Interesting, often newly-rediscovered repertoire is a feature of the group's concerts,...
    • Contributor: Ritz Chamber Players
    • Date: 2022-08-04
  • Film, Video
    Johnny Gandelsman: This is America Johnny Gandelsman's "This is America" captures the sense of a broad vista for new music in our country: 24 commissions for solo violin from a richly diverse group of composers. In this recital, presented by the Library of Congress in cooperation with Washington Performing Arts, he performs five works drawn from the project, written by Clarice Assad, Olivia Davis, Anjna Swaminathan, Rhiannon Giddens and...
    • Contributor: Bilfield, Jenny - Swaminathan, Anjna - Gandelsman, Johnny - McLean, Anne - Assad, Clarice - Davis, Olivia - Giddens, Rhiannon - Hughes, Marika
    • Date: 2022-08-03
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Janusz Prusinowski Watch a conversation with Janusz Prusinowski who discusses progressive village music from Poland.
    • Contributor: Prusinowski, Janusz
    • Date: 2022-08-03
  • Film, Video
    Janusz Prusinowski Kompania Janusz Prusinowski Kompania play rural music of Polish villages on fiddles, flutes, accordions, and other traditional instruments. They ground their music in dance rhythms, adding a modern improvisational flair to old melodies. They follow in traditions of village masters they have learned from, including Jan Lewandowski, Kazimierz Meto, Józef Zaraś, Piotr and Jan Gaca, Tadeusz Kubiak and many others. But they are also a...
    • Contributor: Prusinowski Kompania, Janusz
    • Date: 2022-08-03
  • Film, Video
    Luisa CastellÓN on Her Experiences as a Quechua-speaking Woman From Bolivia The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Castellón, Luisa
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Exploring the Collection of Stereographic Cards on the Andes at the Library The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Professor Juan Leal-Ugalde explores the collection of stereographic cards on the Andes at the Library.
    • Contributor: Leal-Ugalde, Juan
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Peruvian poet Washington Córdova The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories, & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Córdova, Washington
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Leonard Soto on Andean Huaynos, Memory and Family The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Soto, Leonard
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Renata Flores on Andean Music & Indigenous Identity The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Huancacuri, Jessica
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Elizabeth Sumida Huaman on Quechua Knowledges, Cultural Practices & Relationality The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Sumida Huaman, Elizabeth
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    The Practice of Weaving in Peru The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Cristina
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Quechua and Andean Art Through a Decolonizing and Unifying Lens The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Vizcarra Wood, Suni Sonqo
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Julieta Zurita, Bolivian Educator and Poet The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Zurita, Julieta
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Language as a Living Intersection Between Quechua & Andean Heritage The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Mendoza-Mori, Américo
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Andean Creativity, Culture and Futurisms The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Megan Rakos and Sam Herscher discuss Andean creativity, culture and futurisms.
    • Contributor: Herscher, Sam - Rakos, Megan
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Indigenous Andean Culture and the Bolivian Community of Greater D.C. The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Inofuentes, Shana
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Quichua in Santiago del Estero The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Argentinean professor Lelia Inés Albarracín shares her research on Quichua in Santiago del Estero.
    • Contributor: Inés Albarracín, Lelia
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: Human Power of Calligraphy and Andean Textiles The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, artist Marina Soria discusses the human power of calligraphy and Andean textiles.
    • Contributor: Soria, Marina
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Elva Ambía on Andean Storytelling The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Ambía, Elva
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Andean Poetry in Quechua The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections. In this video, Peruvian professor Julio Noriega shares his research journey on Andean poetry in Quechua.
    • Contributor: Noriega, Julio
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Narratives from the Ayllu: A Look Inside Qoricha The interview series "Interconnecting Worlds: Weaving Community Narratives, Andean Histories & the Library's Collections" weaves language, storytelling, visual art, music, photography, textiles, and other forms of Indigenous expression together to create shared experiences and connections.
    • Contributor: Huancacuri, Jessica
    • Date: 2022-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Ranky Tanky Grammy Award-winning quintet Ranky Tanky came to the Library of Congress to rock the Coolidge Auditorium with its upbeat and contagious energy. The South Carolina-based band is known for its jazz, blues, gospel, and R&B fusion arrangements of traditional Gullah music from America's Southeast.
    • Contributor: Ranky Tanky
    • Date: 2022-07-28
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Ranky Tanky John Fenn of the American Folklife Center speaks with Quentin Baxter, Kevin Hamilton, Quiana Parler, Clay Ross, and Charlton Singleton, of the band Ranky Tanky. The conversation covers the musical backgrounds of each member, the emergence of Ranky Tanky as a band, and the ways in which their music engages with tradition and community.
    • Contributor: Ross, Clay - Singleton, Charlton - Fenn, John - Hamilton, Kevin - Parler, Quiana - Baxter, Quentin
    • Date: 2022-07-28
  • Film, Video
    Ranky Tanky Educational Video #1: Rhythmic Patterns in Gullah Music Quentin Baxter, the percussionist of the Grammy-winning South Carolina band Ranky Tanky discusses rhythmic patterns in Gullah music.
    • Contributor: Baxter, Quentin
    • Date: 2022-07-28
  • Film, Video
    Ranky Tanky Educational Video #4: Gullah Tradition: Raising Up a Song Quiana Parler, the lead vocalist of the Grammy-winning South Carolina band Ranky Tanky discusses and demonstrates the Gullah tradition of raising up a song.
    • Contributor: Parler, Quiana
    • Date: 2022-07-28
  • Film, Video
    Ranky Tanky Educational Video #3: What is Gullah Culture? Charlton Singleton, the trumpeter of the Grammy-winning South Carolina band Ranky Tanky discusses Gullah culture.
    • Contributor: Singleton, Charlton
    • Date: 2022-07-28
  • Film, Video
    Ranky Tanky Educational Video #2: Ranky Tanky's Musical Influences Clay Ross, the guitarist of the Grammy-winning South Carolina band Ranky Tanky discusses the musical influences present in Ranky Tanky.
    • Contributor: Ross, Clay
    • Date: 2022-07-28
  • Film, Video
    Ranky Tanky Educational Video #5: From Traditional to Contemporary Gullah Songs Charlton Singleton, trumpeter and vocalist of the Grammy-winning South Carolina band Ranky Tanky, discusses and demonstrates the process of taking a traditional Gullah rhythmic game for children and transforming it into a contemporary Gullah song.
    • Contributor: Singleton, Charlton
    • Date: 2022-07-28
  • Film, Video
    A Book from the Voyage of The Beagle In this episode of From the Vaults in the Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Monica Varner explores one of the books in Charles Darwin's library aboard the HMS Beagle during its landmark voyage to South America and the Galapagos Islands.
    • Contributor: Varner, Monica
    • Date: 2022-07-27
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Johnny Gandelsman Johnny Gandelsman talks with Anne McLean of the Library's Music Division following his solo violin recital May 13, 2022, presented by the Library in cooperation with Washington Performing Arts. Their conversation centers on his This is America project: 24 works for solo violin, commissioned from a richly diverse group of composers, that offer a broad vista for new music in our country. Gandelsman discusses...
    • Contributor: McLean, Anne - Gandelsman, Johnny
    • Date: 2022-07-25
  • Film, Video
    Mariah Marsden: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Mariah Marsden, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Marsden, Mariah
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Cassidy Loft: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Cassidy Loft, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Loft, Cassidy
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Olivia Meehan: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Olivia Meehan, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Meehan, Olivia
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Amy Snyder: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Amy Snyder, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Snyder, Amy
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Megan Bauerle: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Margot Cuddihy, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Bauerle, Megan
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Drew Robertson: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Drew Robertson, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Robertson, Drew
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Alondra Ceballos: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Alondra Ceballos, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Ceballos, Alondra
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Eugene Parrish: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Eugene Parrish, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Parrish, Eugene
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Melanie R. Holmes: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Melanie R. Holmes, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: R. Holmes, Melanie
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Kendall Henry: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Kendall Henry, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Henry, Kendall
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Roger Davis, Jr.: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Roger Davis, Jr., a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Davis Jr., Roger
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Cesar Reyes: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Cesar Reyes, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Reyes, Cesar
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Camille C. Dantzler: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Camille C. Dantzler, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Dantzler, Camille C.
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Vela Burke: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Vela Burke, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Burke, Vela
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Kim Grossett: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Kim Grossett, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Grossett, Kim
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Rose Hollander: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Rose Hollander, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Hollander, Rose
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Ghazal Ghazi: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Ghazal Ghazi, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Ghazi, Ghazal
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Chandler Quaile: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Chandler Quaile, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Quaile, Chandler
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Margot Cuddihy: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Margot Cuddihy, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Cuddihy, Margot
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Analisa Caso: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Analisa Caso, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Caso, Analisa
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Anna Katherine Overstreet: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Anna Katherine Overstreet, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Overstreet, Anna Katherine
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Joseph Rodriguez: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Joseph Rodriguez, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Rodriguez, Joseph
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Tatiyana Lyn Lewis: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Tatiyana Lyn Lewis, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Lewis, Tatiyana Lyn
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Sarah Baluta: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Sarah Baluta, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Baluta, Sarah
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Cailee Beltran: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Cailee Beltran, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Beltran, Cailee
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Elizabeth Dinneny: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Elizabeth Dinneny, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Dinneny, Elizabeth
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Katie Colson: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Katie Colson, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Colson, Katie
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Catherine Discenza: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Catherine Discenza, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Discenza, Catherine
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Alexandra Ptacek: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Alexandra Ptacek, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Ptacek, Alexandra
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Monica Soto: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Monica Soto, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Soto, Monica
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Aimee Clesi: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Aimee Clesi, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Clesi, Aimee
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Mari Allison: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Mari Allison, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day
    • Contributor: Allison, Mari
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    José A. Molinelli: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for José A. Molinelli, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: A. Molinelli, José
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Anika Fenn Gilman: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Anika Fenn Gilman, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Fenn Gilman, Anika
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Emily Rocha: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Emily Rocha, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Rocha, Emily
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Ellie Kaplan: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Ellie Kaplan, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Kaplan, Ellie
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Matthew Savage: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Matthew Savage, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Savage, Matthew
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Mateo Gonzalez: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Mateo Gonzalez, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Gonzalez, Mateo
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Shir Bach: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Shir Bach, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Bach, Shir
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Khrisma McMurray: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Khrisma McMurray, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: McMurray, Khrisma
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Natalie Coté: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Natalie Coté, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Coté, Natalie
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Ava Kaplan: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Ava Kaplan, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Kaplan, Ava
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Cara DeCusatis: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Cara DeCusatis, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Decusatis, Cara
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    A.B. Bejar: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for A.B. Bejar, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Bejar, A.B.
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Andrea Decker: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Andrea Decker, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Decker, Andrea
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    The Chosen Few: A Cappella Gospel from Virginia The Chosen Few stands firmly in the great tradition of unaccompanied religious singing in the Tidewater region of Virginia. Although only a handful of African American a cappella quartets sing in Virginia today, Black four-part harmony groups were singing in Virginia at least as early as the mid-1800s, and the Tidewater region alone produced more than two hundred such groups in the century following...
    • Contributor: E. Carter Jr., James - "Eyeball" Ellison III, Isaac - Paschall Sr., Tarrence - Watts, Kenny - Smith, Cornelius
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Reverend Tarrence Paschall of The Chosen Few, A Cappella Gospel from Virginia The Chosen Few stands firmly in the great tradition of unaccompanied religious singing in the Tidewater region of Virginia. Although only a handful of African American a cappella quartets sing in Virginia today, Black four-part harmony groups were singing in Virginia at least as early as the mid-1800s, and the Tidewater region alone produced more than two hundred such groups in the century following...
    • Contributor: K. Paschall Sr., Tarrence - Jarrett, Pat
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Dan Hockstein: 2022 Junior Fellows Program Display Day This is the project overview for Dan Hockstein, a 2022 Junior Fellow at the Library Congress. Each intern was tasked with a project this summer and their videos are presented here as part of the Internship and Fellowship Programs Display Day.
    • Contributor: Hockstein, Dan
    • Date: 2022-07-20
  • Film, Video
    Document Signed by President Andrew Johnson Related to the 14th Amendment In this video, Nathan Dorn, the curator of the Law Library's rare book collection, discusses a recent acquisition, a document signed by President Andrew Johnson, giving the secretary of state warrant to affix the Great Seal of the United States to a presidential proclamation announcing Florida and North Carolina's ratification of the 14th Amendment.
    • Contributor: Dorn, Nathan
    • Date: 2022-07-15
  • Film, Video
    A 14th-Century Manuscript of Registrum Brevium In this video, Nathan Dorn, the curator of the Law Library's rare book collection, discusses a recent acquisition, a 14th-century manuscript of Registrum Brevium, a copy of the register of writs that were used to initiate litigation in medieval England.
    • Contributor: Dorn, Nathan
    • Date: 2022-07-15
  • Film, Video
    Lessons Learned from the Life of Constance Baker Motley: A Conversation with Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin The Law Librarian of Congress Aslihan Bulut interviewed Dean Tomiko Brown-Nagin about her book, "Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley And The Struggle For Equality", and the lessons learned from Constance Baker Motley's life and work as a civil rights attorney; the first African American, female federal district court judge; and the first African American, female New York state senator.
    • Contributor: Brown-Nagin, Tomiko - Bulut, Aslihan - Hayden, Carla
    • Date: 2022-07-14
  • Film, Video
    Cuban and Puerto Rican Roots in Latin Jazz Roberto Fonseca joins a panel of experts, including educator, percussionist and bandleader Fran Vielma; Puerto Rican trombonist and bandleader William Cepeda; trombonist, author, and ethnomusicologist Chris Washburne; and Claudia Morales from the Library's Music Division, in a discussion of the influences and roots of Latin jazz.
    • Contributor: Morales, Claudia - Cepeda, William - Washburne, Chris - Fonseca, Roberto - Vielma, Fran
    • Date: 2022-07-14
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Pablo Ziegler Buenos Aires-born, Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler speaks with the Music Division about his concert presented in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress. In addition, he shares memories of his time working with nuevo tango maestro Astor Piazzolla and his journey as a musician.
    • Contributor: Ziegler, Pablo - Morales, Claudia
    • Date: 2022-07-14
  • Film, Video
    15th-Century Manuscript on the Laws of War for Knights In this video, Nathan Dorn, the curator of the Law Library's rare book collection, discusses a recent acquisition, a 15th-century manuscript of a work on the laws of combat for knights called L'Arbre des Batailles (The Tree of Battles) by the Provençal author Honorat Bovet. This manuscript has previously been featured on "In Custodia Legis".
    • Contributor: Dorn, Nathan
    • Date: 2022-07-14
  • Film, Video
    Pablo Ziegler Educational Video #5: Tips for Playing Nuevo Tango for Beginners Buenos Aires-born and Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler discusses tips for playing nuevo tango for beginners.
    • Contributor: Ziegler, Pablo
    • Date: 2022-07-14
  • Film, Video
    Pablo Ziegler Educational Video #4: Inspiration Buenos Aires-born and Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler discusses how he finds inspiration for his compositions.
    • Contributor: Ziegler, Pablo
    • Date: 2022-07-14
  • Film, Video
    Pablo Ziegler Educational Video #3: Nuevo Tango Phrasing Buenos Aires-born and Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler discusses nuevo tango phrasing.
    • Contributor: Ziegler, Pablo
    • Date: 2022-07-14
  • Film, Video
    Pablo Ziegler Educational Video #2: Structure and History of Milonga Campera Buenos Aires-born and Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler discusses the structure and history of the music genre milonga campera.
    • Contributor: Ziegler, Pablo
    • Date: 2022-07-14
  • Film, Video
    Pablo Ziegler Educational Video #1: Differences between Traditional Tango and Nuevo Tango Buenos Aires-born and Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and arranger Pablo Ziegler discusses rhythmic differences between traditional tango and nuevo tango.
    • Contributor: Ziegler, Pablo
    • Date: 2022-07-14
  • Film, Video
    Ada Limón: 24th Poet Laureate Ada Limón talks about her poetry and her appointment as U.S. Poet Laureate with Library of Congress Chief Communications Officer Roswell Encina, in the Library's Poetry Room.
    • Contributor: Limón, Ada
    • Date: 2022-07-12
  • Film, Video
    Connecting Communities Digital Initiative The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI), which is part of the Of the People: Widening the Path program at the Library of Congress funded by the Mellon Foundation, held its first Summer Fuse event. The event brought together three inaugural grantees to present on the projects they are developing as part of the initiative: Maya Cade (scholar-in-residence), Huston-Tillotson University (higher education); Kenton County Public...
    • Contributor: Ferretti, Jennifer - Gault, Erika - Carpenter, Brian - Hayden, Carla - McQuirter, Marya - Schoenenberger, Ann - Conklin, Judith - Cade, Maya - Dorsey, Olivia - Foreman, Gabrielle - Brown, Bree'ya - Talley, Bari - Tom, Janet - Salaah, Jameela - Brock, André
    • Date: 2022-07-06
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Alkis Zopoglou of Rodopi Ensemble Watch a conversation with Alkis Zopoglou of Rodopi Ensemble. Rodopi Ensemble has been presenting the sounds, rhythms and melodies of Thrace for almost three decades. The group started its musical journey in the 1990s, and took the name Rodopi Ensemble to indicate its border-crossing musical style. The mountains of Rodopi, the largest mountains in Thrace, act as a musical unifying link that connects people...
    • Contributor: Zopoglou, Alkis - Stefano, Michelle
    • Date: 2022-07-06
  • Film, Video
    Rodopi Ensemble: Traditional Music of Thrace Rodopi Ensemble has been presenting the sounds, rhythms and melodies of Thrace for almost three decades. The group started its musical journey in the 1990s, and took the name Rodopi Ensemble to indicate its border-crossing musical style. The mountains of Rodopi, the largest mountains in Thrace, act as a musical unifying link that connects people living in the three countries crossed by the mountains:...
    • Contributor: Zopoglou, Alkis - Pagozidis, Yorgos - Koutsokostas, Drosos - Petras, Kyriakos - Angousis, Nikos
    • Date: 2022-07-06
  • Film, Video
    Live! at the Library: A Conversation with Sean Doolittle Watch a conversation with Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle. Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, will discuss Doolittle's love for books, his passion for reading, and his role as the team's Summer Reading Ambassador.
    • Contributor: Doolittle, Sean - Werb, Shari - Hayden, Carla
    • Date: 2022-06-30
  • Film, Video
    From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase featuring Miguel Chavez "From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase," features artwork from 35 Uniting U.S. veteran artists who have used art as therapy for several types of trauma.
    • Contributor: Chavez, Miguel
    • Date: 2022-06-29
  • Film, Video
    From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase featuring Jara Lang "From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase," features artwork from 35 Uniting U.S. veteran artists who have used art as therapy for several types of trauma.
    • Contributor: Lang, Jara
    • Date: 2022-06-29
  • Film, Video
    From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase featuring Lewis Howard "From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase," features artwork from 35 Uniting U.S. veteran artists who have used art as therapy for several types of trauma.
    • Contributor: Howard, Lewis
    • Date: 2022-06-29
  • Film, Video
    From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase featuring Alicia Christy "From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase," features artwork from 35 Uniting U.S. veteran artists who have used art as therapy for several types of trauma.
    • Contributor: Christy, Alicia
    • Date: 2022-06-29
  • Film, Video
    From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase featuring Lisa Firmin "From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase," features artwork from 35 Uniting U.S. veteran artists who have used art as therapy for several types of trauma.
    • Contributor: Firmin, Lisa
    • Date: 2022-06-29
  • Film, Video
    From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase featuring Ehren Tool "From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase," features artwork from 35 Uniting U.S. veteran artists who have used art as therapy for several types of trauma.
    • Contributor: Tool, Ehren
    • Date: 2022-06-29
  • Film, Video
    From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase featuring Terri Souder "From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase," features artwork from 35 Uniting U.S. veteran artists who have used art as therapy for several types of trauma.
    • Contributor: Souder, Terri
    • Date: 2022-06-29
  • Film, Video
    From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase featuring Phyllis T. Miller "From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase," features artwork from 35 Uniting U.S. veteran artists who have used art as therapy for several types of trauma.
    • Contributor: T. Miller, Phyllis
    • Date: 2022-06-29
  • Film, Video
    From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase featuring Steve Kost "From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase," features artwork from 35 Uniting U.S. veteran artists who have used art as therapy for several types of trauma.
    • Contributor: Kost, Steve
    • Date: 2022-06-29
  • Film, Video
    New Findings in the Wanda Landowska and Denise Restout Papers Wanda Landowska waited until the bombs were in close range before she fled her home outside of Paris on June 10, 1940, leaving behind her rare musical instruments and most of her vast music library, all of which were confiscated by the Nazi Sonderstab Musik. A Pleyel harpsichord was recovered in Bavaria by the U.S. Army after the war and is today preserved in...
    • Contributor: Sheehan, Thomas - Werb, Bret - Wolf, Thomas - Hartten, Chris - Wolf, Barbara - Shapreau, Carla - Ward-Bamford, Carol Lynn
    • Date: 2022-06-29
  • Film, Video
    Be The Book Trace the path that a new book takes when it arrives at the Library of Congress.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2022-06-25
  • Film, Video
    Behind the Books: A Day in the Life at the Library of Congress with Dani Thurber Behind the Books is a video series dedicated to providing a snapshot of the experience of members at the Library of Congress. Here, we have Dani Thurber sharing her experience as a Reference Librarian in the Hispanic Reading Room.
    • Contributor: Reyes, Cesar - Thurber, Dani
    • Date: 2022-06-24
  • Film, Video
    Behind the Books: A Day in the Life at the Library of Congress with Elmer Eusman Behind the Books is a video series dedicated to providing a snapshot of the experience of members at the Library of Congress. In this video, Elmer Eusman shares his experience as a Chief of the Conservation Division.
    • Contributor: Reyes, Cesar - Eusman, Elmer
    • Date: 2022-06-24
  • Film, Video
    Behind the Books: A Day in the Life at the Library of Congress with Angela Kinney Behind the Books is a video series dedicated to providing a snapshot of the experience of members at the Library of Congress. In this video, Angela Kinney shares her experience as a Chief of the African, Latin American, & Western European Division.
    • Contributor: Kinney, Angela - Reyes, Cesar
    • Date: 2022-06-24
  • Film, Video
    Noche de Cuentos This "Night of Stories" hosted by REFORMA's (the National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking) family literacy initiative is one of several celebrations of storytelling funded by REFORMA and hosted in different public libraries and communities year round. The event will bring readers and story lovers together to highlight the importance of tradition of storytelling among Latino...
    • Contributor: Tetl Argueta, Jorge - Diaz, Nicanor - Strova-Valencia, Meli
    • Date: 2022-06-24
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Chao Tian, Chinese Dulcimer Master Chao Tian is a master of the Chinese hammered dulcimer, as well as a sound designer and visual artist. Her creative interests include synesthesia in cross-disciplinary collaboration; interplay between visual art and music; applying Chinese musical vocabulary and philosophy to improvisation; and the use of music in conflict resolution and healing. She enjoys working across creative genres and creating multidimensional experiences for audiences. Chao...
    • Contributor: Winick, Steven - Tian, Chao
    • Date: 2022-06-22
  • Film, Video
    Chao Tian & Tom Teasley Chao Tian is a master of the Chinese hammered dulcimer, as well as a sound designer and visual artist. Her creative interests include synesthesia in cross-disciplinary collaboration; interplay between visual art and music; applying Chinese musical vocabulary and philosophy to improvisation; and the use of music in conflict resolution and healing. She enjoys working across creative genres and creating multidimensional experiences for audiences. Chao...
    • Contributor: Tian, Chao - Teasly, Tom
    • Date: 2022-06-22
  • Film, Video
    2022 Kluge Prize Announcement Historian George Chauncey will receive the 2022 John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity. Chauncey is the DeWitt Clinton Professor of American History at Columbia University, a position he has held since 2017, and he directs the Columbia Research Institute on the Global History of Sexualities.
    • Contributor: Chauncey, George
    • Date: 2022-06-22
  • Film, Video
    The Giant Bible of Mainz Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Marianna Stell provides an overview of one of the most important large manuscript Bibles at the Library of Congress, the Giant Bible of Mainz.
    • Contributor: Stell, Marianna
    • Date: 2022-06-21
  • Film, Video
    Fifty Years of Watergate Panel Discussion June 17, 2022, marks the 50th anniversary of Watergate - a scandal that, to this day, remains a central aspect of American life and continues to define modern-day political controversy. Margaret Sullivan will moderate a discussion with Dwight Chapin, Leonard Downie Jr., Rick Perlstein, and Leah Wright Rigueur on the influence and importance of Watergate over these past five decades.
    • Contributor: Perlstein, Rick - Encina, Roswell - Wright Rigueur, Leah - Reft, Ryan - Sullivan, Margaret - Downie Jr., Leonard - Chapin, Dwight
    • Date: 2022-06-17
  • Film, Video
    Abdul Rahman Ibrahima Sori, an African Prince Enslaved in the American South Watch the creators of "Prince Among Slaves" (Best Documentary American Black Film Festival, 2008) for a special Juneteenth screening and discussion.
    • Contributor: Ali, Zaheer - Kronemer, Aliex - Gomez, Michael - Tutt, Daniel - Kitchiner, Lanisa - Fanusie, Fatimah
    • Date: 2022-06-17
  • Film, Video
    Live! at the Library: Celebrating Pride Month Join the Library in Celebrating Pride Month with a discussion from journalist James Kirchick on his new book "Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington," and Washington Post writer Jonathan Capehart.
    • Contributor: Smith, Clay - Kirchick, James - Capehart, Jonathan
    • Date: 2022-06-09
  • Film, Video
    Steve Swayne: Three Objects, Three Composers Steve Swayne, the 2022 John W. Kluge Chair in Modern Culture, considers three objects from three composers and how they have directed his research at the Library of Congress for nearly a quarter century.
    • Contributor: Swayne, Steve - Yacobucci, Brent
    • Date: 2022-06-09
  • Film, Video
    1794 Sea Letter Signed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson In this video, Nathan Dorn, the curator of the Law Library's rare book collection, discusses a recent acquisition, an 18th-century sea letter bearing the signatures of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson that relates to the slave trade. This document has previously been featured on "In Custodia Legis."
    • Contributor: Dorn, Nathan
    • Date: 2022-06-08
  • Film, Video
    A Conversation with Beth Simone Noveck A Conversation with Beth Simone Noveck on her book "Solving Public Problems." In it, she digs into the details of how government can engage citizens and make use of innovative tools to address the pressing issues democracies face today. "Solving Public Problems" is a guide for public servants of all kinds and at all levels, showing how government can be used effectively to make...
    • Contributor: Yacobucci, Brent - Noveck, Beth
    • Date: 2022-06-02
  • Film, Video
    Pamyua The American Folklife Center presents the ensemble Pamyua, who performs traditional Inuit (Yup'ik) drum-songs from Alaska with a distinct and unique American sound.
    • Contributor: Pamyua
    • Date: 2022-06-01
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Pamyua The American Folklife Center presents a conversation with Pamyua's founding members, Phillip Blanchett and Stephen Blanchett
    • Contributor: Blanchett, Stephen - Blanchett, Phillip - Winick, Stephen
    • Date: 2022-06-01
  • Film, Video
    The Fires of Philadelphia Author Zachary M. Schrag discusses his book "The Fires of Philadelphia: Citizen Soldiers, Nativists, and the 1844 Riots Over the Soul of a Nation."
    • Contributor: Schrag, Zachary - Breiner, Andrew - Yacobucci, Brent
    • Date: 2022-05-26
  • Film, Video
    Live! at the Library: Honoring Memorial Day Bob Regan is a Grammy nominated, Dove Award nominated, and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame nominated songwriter from Nashville, TN. In 2012, Regan founded Operation Song, a non-profit with the mission to "empower veterans, active-duty military, and their families to tell their stories through the process of songwriting." To date, over 1100 songs have been written in the program with veterans of WWII to...
    • Contributor: Regan, Bob - Mohindra, Monica
    • Date: 2022-05-26
  • Film, Video
    A Conversation with Abdulrazak Gurnah, Nobel Prize winner in Literature 2021 Join us for a conversation with Abdulrazak Gurnah, Tanzanian-born novelist and academic, and also the Nobel Prize winner in Literature 2021. Administered by the African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED), the Conversations with African Poets and Writers series presents interviews with current African diaspora writers committed to the literature of continental and diasporic Africa and readings from their written works....
    • Contributor: Kitchiner, Lanisa - Gurnah, Abdulrazak
    • Date: 2022-05-25
  • Film, Video
    Federal Public Service Recognition Week: Heather Geiger For Public Service Recognition 2022 at the Library of Congress, Heather Geiger, Video Librarian in the Library of Congress Multimedia Group, discusses her work in the division that produces the Library's multitude of video projects for the Library's website and social media channels.
    • Contributor: Geiger, Heather
    • Date: 2022-05-25
  • Film, Video
    Federal Public Service Recognition Week: Lanisa Kitchiner For Public Service Recognition 2022 at the Library of Congress, Lanisa Kitchiner, Chief of the Library of Congress Concert African And Middle Eastern Division describes her work with the historic maps, writings and other accomplishments of Sultan Ibrahim Njoya of modern-day Cameroon in preserving his Bamum kingdom.
    • Contributor: Kitchiner, Lanisa
    • Date: 2022-05-25
  • Film, Video
    Federal Public Service Recognition Week: Michele Glymph For Public Service Recognition 2022 at the Library of Congress, Michele Glymph, Music Specialist in the Library of Congress Concert Office, describes her work in producing Library concerts for some of the biggest names in entertainment - Paul McCartney, Dolly Parton, Stevie Wonder, Garth Brooks, Mavis Staples, Audra McDonald, Smokey Robinson and many others.
    • Contributor: Glymph, Michele
    • Date: 2022-05-25
  • Film, Video
    Federal Public Service Recognition Week: Carla Hayden A message from Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden in honor of Federal Public Service Recognition Week. Join the Library in celebrating the contributions of our country's public servants all month long.
    • Contributor: Hayden, Carla
    • Date: 2022-05-25
  • Film, Video
    Federal Public Service Recognition Week: Mark Horowitz For Public Service Recognition 2022 at the Library of Congress, Mark Horowitz, Reference Specialist in the Library of Congress Music Division, talks about his work acquiring and preserving the collection of Broadway musical icon Jonathan Larson, and how that work helped Lin-Manuel Miranda complete Larson's "tick, tick ... BOOM!" as a feature film.
    • Contributor: Horowitz, Mark
    • Date: 2022-05-25
  • Film, Video
    Conversation with Simon Wynberg of ARC Ensemble Join us for a conversation with the ARC Ensemble's Artistic Director, Simon Wynberg. They discuss the mission of the ensemble and Jewish composers suppressed by the Holocaust.
    • Contributor: Wynberg, Simon - Abdullah, Kazem
    • Date: 2022-05-24
  • Film, Video
    Ziering-Conlon Initiative for Recovered Voices Tune in for a conversation with conductor James Conlon, Artistic Director of The Colburn School's Ziering-Conlon Initiative for Recovered Voices; Adam Millstein, curator and producer for this virtual concert by Colburn musicians.
    • Contributor: McLean, Anne - Conlon, James - Plylar, David - Millstein, Adam
    • Date: 2022-05-23
  • Film, Video
    #WhyWebArchiving: Preserving Internet Content for Research Use A panel with library subject experts, researchers and historians to discuss the value of web archiving and potential uses for content collected and preserved by cultural heritage institutions.
    • Contributor: Harbster, Jennifer - Grotke, Abbie - Osborne, Elizabeth - Milligan, Ian - Acker, Amelia - Lee, Benjamin
    • Date: 2022-05-23
  • Film, Video
    The World of Ptolemy and the Birth of the Cartographic Atlas Explore images of rare atlases printed between 1475 and 1600 being shown together as a complete group for the very first time.
    • Contributor: Dimunation, Mark - Dale, Robin - Hessler, John
    • Date: 2022-05-20
  • Film, Video
    Pillars of Democracy: Churches & Other Civic Institutions The Library of Congress John W. Kluge Center, with the Brookings Institution and the American Enterprise Institute, host the Pillars of Democracy series to explore how institutions should work in a functioning society, and grapple with the question of how their decline can be counteracted. This webinar will discuss what is causing once-central features of American life to decline in relevance.
    • Contributor: Yacobucci, Brent - Smarick, Andy - Granberg-Michaelson, Wesley - Skocpol, Theda - Campbell, David
    • Date: 2022-05-19
  • Film, Video
    Afghanistan's Legal Order in Transition: The Possible Path Forward in an Uncertain Environment This webinar explored the ramifications of the Taliban's return to power for the Afghan constitutional and legal systems. Dr. Pasarlay discussed the Taliban's constitutional vision and address what type of a constitution the Taliban may draft for an Afghan society in transition. He also looked at the Taliban's quick re-staffing of the judiciary, and their official conduct regarding Afghanistan's existing laws. Specifically, hints from...
    • Contributor: Ahmad, Tariq - Pasarlay, Shamshad
    • Date: 2022-05-19
  • Film, Video
    Live! At the Library: Joy Williams Novelist, short-story and non-fiction author Joy Williams, known for works such as "State of Grace" and "The Quick and the Dead" and 2021 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction winner, will present a "Manifesto for the Future" and participate in a conversation with the Library's Clay Smith.
    • Contributor: Smith, Clay - Williams, Joy
    • Date: 2022-05-19
  • Film, Video
    A Conversation with Peter Balakian The Vardanants Day Armenian Lecture series was created soon after Mrs. Dadian's bequest (1991) to the Library for the health and maintenance of the Armenian collections and is one of the longest running lecture series in the Library. For the 2022 iteration of the series, the Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division proposes a poetry reading and discussion on erasure,...
    • Contributor: Balakian, Peter - Mouradian, Khachador - Kitchiner, Lanisa
    • Date: 2022-05-16
  • Film, Video
    Damon Galgut, Winner of the 2021 Booker Prize Watch a conversation with South African novelist and playwright Damon Galgut in celebration of Africa Month. Galgut won the 2021 Booker Prize for his ninth novel "The Promise," a fictional account of a white South African family living on a farm outside Pretoria during the waning days of apartheid. Using humor to broach difficult subjects, the novel was praised by the Booker Prize judges...
    • Contributor: Galgut, Damon - Kitchiner, Lanisa
    • Date: 2022-05-12
  • Film, Video
    Castor and Patience: Panel and Performance Watch a sneak-peek concert preview performance of excerpts from the opera Castor and Patience by composer Gregory Spears and Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy K. Smith that was commissioned by and will premiere with the Cincinnati Opera this summer. Set during the mortgage crisis of 2008, Castor and Patience tells the story of African American cousins who find themselves at odds over the fate of land...
    • Contributor: Taylor, Benjamin - K. Smith, Tracy - Johnson Cano, Jennifer - Monroe, Amber - Abdullah, Kazem - Smith, Jr., Reginald - Spears, Gregory
    • Date: 2022-05-12
  • Film, Video
    Pillars of Democracy: The Media The Brookings Institution and the American Enterprise Institute come together to discuss journalism and other forms of mass communication that have become politicized and distrusted by the American people.
    • Contributor: Slayton, April - Kalb, Marvin - Stirewalt, Chris - Hall, Jane - Yacobucci, Brent
    • Date: 2022-05-11
  • Film, Video
    Joy Jumps from the Page This event is part of the 12th annual Jonah S. Eskin Memorial Program, a feature 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.
    • Contributor: Roszak, Lauren - Morrison, Frank - Curry, Parker - Dowdy, Sasha - Curry, Jessica - Funk, Josh
    • Date: 2022-05-06