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4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar, 2/16/2018

Conversations with African Poets and Writers: Bushra al-FadilTuesday, February 27, 2018, noon -  1 p.m.
Conversations with African Poets and Writers: Bushra al-Fadil

The Poetry and Literature Center and the African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress present “Conversations with African Poets and Writers: Bushra al-Fadil,” on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, from noon to 1 p.m. The program is presented in partnership with the Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa, the Caine Prize for African writing and the Center for African Studies at Howard University.
2017 Caine Prize winner Bushra al-Fadil will read from “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away” and participate in a moderated discussion with Africa Area Specialist Marieta Harper. This event is free and open to the public. Please allow time to clear security.
Location: African and Middle Eastern Reading Room, LJ-220, 2nd floor, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, 10 First Street S.E., Washington, DC 20540. Metro stop: Capitol South.
Contact: (202) 707-5394
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362  (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected].

4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar, 1/12/2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, noon – 1 p.m. Lecture: Spanish Gastronomy and Cultural Innovation José Berasaluce will discuss the influence of Spanish gastronomy on US culinary practice and culture. Berasaluce is a historian, culinary critic, and manager of Catas con arte, a project by the University of Cadiz (Spain), which provides cultural insight on topics […]

4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar, 1/5/2018

Tuesday, January 9, 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. […]

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 […]

4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar, 11/9/2017

Tuesday, November 14, 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 a.m.-12 p.m. Those attending should obtain a Library of Congress Reader Identification Card prior […]

4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar, 10/13/2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, noon – 1:30 p.m. Lecture: Experimental Shadow Theater in Contemporary Bali, Indonesia The Asian Division and the Indonesian Embassy, Education and Culture Section offer the Library a special lecture with shadow puppets. In recent years, several dalang (shadow masters) in both Bali and Java have presented reinterpreted performances of ancient Indonesian […]

4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar, 10/6/2017

Tuesday, October 10, 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 a.m. – 12 p.m. Those attending should obtain a Library of Congress Reader Identification […]