Thursday, January 25, 2018, 3 p.m.
Lecture: A Story in Layers: The Artisan Hands That Make Japanese Woodblock Prints
Clair Cuccio, an independent scholar of East Asian woodblock prints and print culture, will discuss how Japanese woodblock prints are created by means of a network of multiple artists in a process that combines individual expertise and collaborative production. A number of materials drawn from both the Asian Division’s Japanese collection and the Prints & Photographs Division will be displayed. This event is hosted by the Asian Division and Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Free and open to the public. Registration via Eventbrite is encouraged but not required.
Location: Pickford Theater, 3rd Floor, James Madison Building, The Library of Congress, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: [email protected]
Request ASL and ADA accommodations 5 business days in advance at 202-707-6362 or [email protected]
Friday, February 2, 2018, 4 p.m.
Lecture: The Reformer: How One Liberal Fought to Preempt the Russian Revolution
The European Division, Library of Congress presents “The Reformer: How One Liberal Fought to Preempt the Russian Revolution” by Stephen F. Williams. Judge Williams practiced law in New York City, then taught at the University of Colorado Law School 1969 to 1986 before being appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Published on the centennial of the 1917 Russian Revolution, his book traces the life of reformer Vasily Maklakov and his efforts to develop the rule of law in Russia, both in institutions and civil society, in order to limit government arbitrariness. Free and open to the public.
Location: West Dining Room, 6th floor, Library of Congress, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave, S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: Erika Spencer at (202) 707-4371, or [email protected].
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected].
Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 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]