Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Oct 11 2pm - Herblock webcast from Library of Congress

Sara Duke reports that she will be lecturing for an online webcast:

Cartoons and Political Opinion

Join the Library of Congress in the OPAL (Online Programming for All Libraries) online classroom as it explores the resonant work of political cartoonist Herblock, through the Library of Congress's new exhibition: Enduring Outrage: Editorial Cartoons by Herblock. Sara Duke, Curator of Popular and Applied Graphic Art, will delve into the treasure trove of material from the Prints and Photographs Division and show cartoons related to perennial topics such as the environment, ethics, privacy, the Middle East, and more.

When: Wednesday, October 11, 2 p.m. (E.D.T.), 1:00 p.m. CST

To attend, go to

Type your name and click Enter to go into the online room. A small software applet will download to your computer as you enter the room. All that is needed is an Internet connection, sound card, and speakers. A headset with microphone will enable you to speak to the group.

Note: Use of Internet Explorer is recommended. Log on 5 minutes early to allow for the web conference software to be downloaded automatically to your computer.

For more information about upcoming programs, see Online Programming for All Libraries (OPAL) at http://www.opal-online.org/progschrono.htm.

To learn more about the Library of Congress, see http://www.loc.gov/, especially:

Prints & Photographs Division: http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/

Online Exhibition: Enduring Outrage: Editorial Cartoons by Herblock - http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/herblock-intro.html

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