Events at the Library of Congress

Thursday December 2, 2021

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Orientation to Legal Research Webinar Series: Tracing Federal Regulations Thursday
    December 2, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
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    Join us for an Orientation to Legal Research Webinar this time focusing on Tracing Federal Regulations. The entry in the series provides participants with information about the notice-and-comment rulemaking process, including the publication and citation of federal regulations as well as exploring how to trace a federal regulation.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
  • Event | courses and workshops
    Natural Gas in the U.S.: Lessons for a Global Market Thursday
    December 2, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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    Michael Ratner, Congressional Research Service energy policy specialist, will discuss his research on how, since the advent of shale gas, the United States has become the world’s largest producer and consumer of natural gas, as well as the fastest-growing exporter.
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Friday December 3, 2021

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Netherlands Chamber Choir: Program I Friday
    December 3, 2021
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    With an artistic legacy spanning more than eight decades, the Netherlands Chamber Choir has won admiration for its superb interpretations of masterworks, but also for powerful, provocative original programs that defy the boundaries of traditional choral concerts. This season we encounter this exceptional choir, one of the world’s finest, in both contexts: here, a stunning, joyous performance of J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, and later...
    This event will premiere on both Facebook External and YouTube External.

Monday December 6, 2021

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Cancer Moonshot Symposium Monday
    December 6, 2021
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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    Join us for a virtual panel discussion on the “Cancer Moonshot.” The focus of this year’s event is “Cancer Immunotherapy,” the artificial stimulation of the immune system to treat cancer, improving the immune system's natural ability to fight the disease.
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Thursday December 9, 2021

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Human Rights Day Event Thursday
    December 9, 2021
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
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    This year’s Human Rights Day event focuses on the intersection of health and human rights, with a panel that will bring together leading health and legal scholars and practitioners, who will discuss the interactions between health and human rights, and how human rights can help to strengthen public health systems across the globe and improve the response to health challenges.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.
  • Event | concerts and performances
    Jess Gillam, Saxophone Thursday
    December 9, 2021
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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    Saxophonist Jess Gillam is a powerhouse performer of tremendous energy, style and spirit, galvanizing audiences with “irrepressible, unpretentious, outrageously virtuosic music-making” (inews.co.uk). At 22, she is the youngest presenter for BBC Radio 3; her radio show and podcast This Classical Life highlight both her eclectic musical interests and a passionate advocacy for the power of music in society. “Gillam…spreads joy,”
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Tuesday December 14, 2021

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Subject Indexing Pictures for All Tuesday
    December 14, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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    Learn how to describe images using topical index terms, how these terms can help you search for pictures in our online catalog, and ways you can use the Library Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (TGM) for your personal or work collections.
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  • Event | courses and workshops
    Come Fly Away with Us: Exploring the Library of Congress Aeronautics Collections Tuesday
    December 14, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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    Join the Library of Congress in celebrating all things aviation with a webinar of the Library’s world-class history of aviation collections. The presentation will showcase a selection of material from across the Library, in addition to a brief history on how the Library developed these collections with the aid of the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics and the Division of Aeronautics.
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Wednesday December 15, 2021

  • Event | courses and workshops
    Subject Indexing Pictures for All Wednesday
    December 15, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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    Learn how to describe images using topical index terms, how these terms can help you search for pictures in our online catalog, and ways you can use the Library Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (TGM) for your personal or work collections. You will also have an opportunity to index some images from the Library’s holdings with us and share your experiences.
    More information at zoomgov.com External.