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New Videos Monthly, 11/21/2017

Following are the online recordings (webcasts) of recent public programs pertaining to the Library’s international collections. To discover more videos, visit the four area studies divisions here: African and Middle Eastern, Asian, European, and Hispanic.

African and Middle Eastern Division

TITLE: Marriage & Politics in 19th & 20th Century Ethiopia (view on YouTube)
SPEAKER: Heran Sereke-Brhan
EVENT DATE: 2017/04/20
RUNNING TIME: 68 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript
DESCRIPTION: Heran Sereke-Brhan discussed marriage and politics in 19th- and 20th-Century Ethiopia

TITLE: Life of Laura Clifford Dreyfus-Barney (view on YouTube)
SPEAKER: Mona Khademi
EVENT DATE: 2017/09/20
RUNNING TIME: 55 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript
DESCRIPTION: Mona Khademi offered a glimpse into the life of Laura Clifford Dreyfus-Barney and her connections with Iran and Iranians.
Speaker Biography: Mona Khademi is an independent researcher and director of International Arts Management Consulting in Washington D.C. Through her consulting firm she has promoted global understanding through the exchange of arts and cultural programs for more than 20 years. Her areas of interest include development and management of international, cultural and arts programs.

European Division

TITLE: András Visky’s Barrack Dramaturgy (view on YouTube)
SPEAKER: András Visky
EVENT DATE: 2017/09/26
RUNNING TIME: 57 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript
DESCRIPTION: Playwright and essayist András Visky discusses his work and his concept of theater, as described in a recent book, “András Visky’s Barrack Dramaturgy.”
Speaker Biography: András Visky is an ethnic Hungarian playwright in Cluj, Romania. His works have been staged in various countries in Europe, the United States and elsewhere.

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