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4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar, 8/18/2017

Friday, September 1, 2017, noon – 2 p.m.
The 21st Annual Vardanants Day Armenian Lecture
“Echoes of Anatolia: An Armenian-American Novelist Discovers His Literary DNA at Mid-Life”

The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division, the Library of Congress invites you to the 21st Annual Vardanants Day Armenian Lecture, featuring Chris Bohjalian, Best Selling Author, on “Echoes of Anatolia: An Armenian-American Novelist Discovers His Literary DNA at Mid-Life.
Free and open to the public. Allow time to clear security.
Location: The Northeast Pavilion. Enter through the African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room, LJ-220, 2nd floor, Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20540.
Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: Levon Avdoyan, [email protected], (202) 707-5680
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected]
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 11 a.m.
Hispanic Reading Room Research Orientation

Sign up for our research orientation and learn about the Hispanic Reading Room services and collections. Orientations are offered to the public the second Tuesday of every month from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Those attending should obtain a Library of Congress Reader Identification Card prior to the session. For more information about reader’s cards, see here.
Location: Hispanic Reading Room, Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ-240. Attendees should use the First Street Carriage Entrance of the Jefferson Building. Contact: [email protected]
Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or [email protected]

 

Thursday, September 7, 2017, noon -  1 p.m.
The Persian Book Lecture Series
Lecture: The Life and Antecedents of A Peripatetic Persian: Culture and Society in the Last years of the Qajar Dynasty

The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division, the Library of Congress invites you to a lecture, “The Life and Antecedents of A Peripatetic Persian: Culture and Society in the Last years of the Qajar Dynasty,” by Dr. Fereydoon Ala, Scholar of Qajar Era Iran (1785-1925 A.D.), Founder of Iranian National Blood Transfusion Service. Free and open to the public.
Location: African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room, LJ-220, 2nd floor, Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: Hirad Dinavari, (202) 707-4518, [email protected]
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected]

A Literary Gem: The History and Future of the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape

(The following is a post by Amalia Castaneda, 2017 Library of Congress Junior Fellow, Hispanic Division.) This summer, as a Junior Fellow in the Hispanic Division at the Library of Congress, I worked on the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape under the direction of Catalina Gómez, Hispanic Division Reference Librarian, who co-curates the Archive […]

New Videos Monthly, 8/2/2017

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: King Solomon’s Table (view on YouTube) SPEAKER: Joan Nathan EVENT DATE: 2017/05/15 RUNNING TIME: […]