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4 Corners: International Studies Program Calendar 5/27/2016

Asian Collections: 2007 Illustrated Guide

Saturday, May 28, 2016, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Research Orientation: Introduction to Resources in the Library of Congress, Asian Collection
Eiichi Ito, Reference Specialist, Asian Division

The Asian Division is offering a research orientation about the Asian collection at the Library of Congress. Attendees will learn about online resources both in Asian languages and English available to researchers who are interested in conducting research on topics pertaining to Asia: how to search for reference information, newspaper/magazine/journal articles, and historical resources, etc.
To register for this orientation, please use the the Saturday Orientation online registration form.
Location: Room LJ-139B, First Floor, Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: Eiichi Ito, [email protected], (202) 707-8054
Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or [email protected].
Click here for more information.

 

Afghan Women May 31 2016_2Tuesday, Mat 31, 2016, noon – 1 p.m.
“The Persian Book Lecture Series”
2016 Focus: Literature and Performance Arts
Mahnaz Rezaie representing Afghan Women’s Writing Project (AWWP) Afghan Women’s Poems Inspire A Poetry Reading and Visual Arts Event at the Library of Congress

This program is co-sponsored by the Near East Section of the African and Middle Easter Division, Library of Congress and Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland. Free and Open to the Public.
Location: LJ-220, African Middle Eastern Reading Room, Thomas Jefferson Building. 10 First Street, S.E. Washington, D.C. Metro stop: Capitol South
Contact: Hirad Dinavari, [email protected] or 202-707-4518
Please allow time to clear security.
Request ASL and ADA accommodation five days in advance at 202-707-6362 or [email protected]
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Thursday, June 2, 2016, noon – 1 p.m.
Lecture: The Orthodox Church in Georgia Since Independence
Paul Crego, Librarian, Asian and Middle Eastern Division/Israel and Judaica Section, Library of Congress

This lecture is organized by the Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division. Free and Open to the Public.
Location: LJ-220, African Middle Eastern Reading Room, Thomas Jefferson Building. 10 First Street, S.E. Washington, D.C. 20003. Metro stop: Capitol South
Contact: Levon Avdoyan (202) 707-5680
Please allow time to clear security.
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected]
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Linda JacobsTuesday, June 7, 2016, noon – 1 p.m.
Book Talk: The Double Life of Syrian Immigrants: The Arbeely Family
by Dr. Linda Jacobs, Author

This program is organized by the Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division. Book signing to follow. Free and Open to the Public.
Location: LJ-220, African Middle Eastern Reading Room, Thomas Jefferson Building. 10 First Street, S.E. Washington, D.C. 20003. Metro stop: Capitol South
Contact: Muhannad Salhi (202) 707-3778
Please allow time to clear security.
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected]
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Assyrian 7

Ewangeliyon (The Assyrian Gospel). Urmia, Iran, late 18th century. Manuscript. Near East Section, African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress.

Friday, June 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Conference: Assyrian Legacy – From Ancient Civilization to Today’s Cultural Revival

The African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress invites you to a conference, “Assyrian Legacy: From Ancient Civilization to Today’s Cultural Revival,” on Friday, June 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., in room LJ-119, first floor of the Thomas Jefferson Building. Nine prominent scholars and experts will present their talks on three main subjects: the Assyrian Legacy in the Cradle of Civilization, the Assyrian Christian Past & Present, and Assyrian Culture in the Middle East and in Diaspora. The conference will be accompanied by a rare exhibit of Assyrian related materials held at the Library of Congress and a special music performance of Syriac liturgical chants. Light lunch will be served.
Free and open to the public.  No registration is required.
Metro stop: Capitol South
Contact: Dr. Mary-Jane Deeb, (202) 707-1221
Please allow time to clear security.
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected]

2 Comments

  1. Catherine Cosman
    June 3, 2016 at 2:33 pm

    Pls add me to your email list for your events calendar.
    Thanks! Cathy Cosman

  2. Catherine Cosman
    June 3, 2016 at 2:35 pm

    Pls add me to your events calendar. Paul Crego’s lecture on the Georgian Orthodox Church was excellent.

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