The John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress hosts lectures, book talks, symposia, workshops and round-table discussions. Links to more information and/or webcasts are provided as available.
Unless otherwise noted, events listed on this page are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or ADA@loc.gov.
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Upcoming Events & News
December 13, 2012
Lecture: Wesley Granberg-Michaelson, Distinguished Visiting Scholar.
“The Pilgrimage of World Christianity: A Post-Christian West and the Non-Western Church.”
4:00 - 5:00 p.m., LJ-119, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.
Reception to follow.
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January 24, 2013
Lecture: Lindsay Tuggle, Kluge Fellow.
“The Afterlives of Specimens: Science and Mourning in Whitman’s America.”
12:00 - 1:00 p.m., LJ-119, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.
February 7, 2013
Lecture: Stefanie Schaefer, Visiting Fellow
“Jonathan Going South: The Yankee and the Making of American National Character.”
12:00 – 1:00 p.m., LJ-119, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.
April 30, 2013
Lecture: John Witte, Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History.
“Why Two in One Flesh: The Western Case for Monogamy Over Polygamy.”
Time TBA, LJ-119, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. Reception to follow.
December 17, 2012
Application deadline for the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology.
February 15, 2013
Application deadline for the Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon.