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4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar 1/27/2017

Business and Entrepreneurship in SAWednesday, February 15, 2017, noon – 1 p.m. (ET)
Book Talk: “Business and Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia: Opportunities for Partnering and Investing in Emerging Business”
A Book Signing by Edward Burton

The Near East Section of the African and Middle East Division of the Library of Congress presents a book talk, “Business and Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia Opportunities for Partnering and Investing in Emerging Business,” by Edward Burton. Burton is the President and CEO of the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council. He works with the American and Saudi public and private sectors to promote the interests of U.S.-Saudi Arabian bilateral relationships. Free and open to the public. Please allow time to clear security.
Location: African and Middle Eastern Reading Room, LJ-220, Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St., SE, Washington, DC. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: Nawal Kawar (202) 707-4708, [email protected]
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected].

 

2017.Serbia.GarfieldWednesday, February 15, 2017, noon – 1 p.m.
Book Talk: “This American Wife”
by Serbian writer Milena Trobozić Garfield

The European Division, Library of Congress presents “This American Wife” by Serbian writer Milena Trobozić Garfield. Garfield, a Serbian film and theater producer who has lived several years in Washington, DC, is also a columnist who writes for her native country. Her columns have recently been published as a book titled “Mali saveti za bolji život” (A little advice for a better life). Her wry observations describe life in the U.S. as viewed by an outsider, from feminism, romance, public solitude, and shopping as entertainment, to art, culture, and the media.
Location: European Division Conference Room, LJ-250, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Free and open to the public.
Contact: Erika Spencer (202) 707-4371 [email protected] or EurRR (202) 707-4515.
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (voice/TTY), [email protected].

 

New Final 1 23 17 Immanuel MifsudThursday, February 16, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
A Poetry Reading and Conversation with Immanuel Mifsud

The European Division and the Poetry and Literature Center, in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of Malta and supported by the Arts Council of Malta in New York, present a poetry reading and conversation with Immanuel Mifsud. Mifsud, a poet and a writer born in Malta in 1967, is the recipient of a number of awards: the “Malta National Award for Prose” (2002, 2015), the “Malta National Award for Poetry” (2015), and the “European Union Prize for Literature” (2011).
Location: Mumford Room, (6th floor, James Madison Building).
Free and open to the public.
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (voice/TTY), [email protected].
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