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4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar 6/2/2017

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Symposium: From Oxus to Euphrates: The Sasanian Empire (Press Release)

Symposium: “From Oxus to Euphrates: The Sasanian Empire” – Program.
Symposium schedule.
The Library of Congress African and Middle Eastern Division and Alborz High School – U.S. Alumni invite You to the symposium, “From Oxus to Euphrates: The Sasanian Empire.” This symposium is made possible with support from Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and the Maseeh Chair in Persian Studies & Culture at University of California , Irvine.
Free and open to the public. Please allow time to clear security.
Location: Northeast Pavilion, 2nd Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. 101 Independence Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South
Contact: Hirad Dinavari (202) 707-4518, [email protected]
Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].


Tuesday, June 9, 2017, 2 p.m.
Poetry Reading: The 25th Poetry Marathon of the Teatro de la Luna

El XXV Maratón de Poesía del Teatro de la Luna is a Spanish-language poetry marathon in the country, gathering poets together from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal. This event is hosted on a yearly basis both by the Teatro de la Luna in Arlington, VA, and here at the Library of Congress. This year’s Maratón will bring the following poets: Ricardo Ballón (Bolivia), Joao Luís Barreto Guimaraes (Portugal), Mario Bencastro (El Salvador), Tracy K. Lewis (Paraguay), José Mármol (República Dominicana), Elena Medel (Spain), Balam Rodrigo (Mexico), Yrene Santos (Dominican Republic).
Free and open to the public / EVENT WILL BE IN SPANISH
Location: Mary Pickford Theater, James Madison Building (3rd floor)
Contact: [email protected]or [email protected]
Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or [email protected]
Click here for details.


Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 11 a.m. – 12 p.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]


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