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4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar, 12/1/2017

Tuesday, December 12, 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 11:00am-12:00pm. 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 business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected]

 

Lecture by ElsisiThursday, December 14, 2017, noon – 1 p.m.
Lecture: The Erotic Face of Divine Love: Sufi (Mystical) Interpretation of the Erotic Stories in “The Arabian Nights”

The Near East Section, African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress presents Dr. Sayed Elsisi, Professor of Arabic Literature and Culture, University of Maryland, speaking on “The Erotic Face of Divine Love: Sufi (Mystical) Interpretation of the Erotic Stories in ‘The Arabian Nights.'” The event is free and open to the public.
Location: African and Middle Eastern Reading Room, LJ-220, Thomas Jefferson Building, 101 Independence Ave, SE, Washington DC 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: Dr. Muhannad Salhi (202) 707-3778 or [email protected]
Request ASL or ADA Accommodations Five Days in Advance at (202) 707-6362 or [email protected]

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