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A Tribute to Community and Chicano Writer Rudolfo Anaya

A celebration of the life of Rudolfo Anaya (1937-2020), author of the 1972 book, “Bless Me, Ultima” and many other stories that honored New Mexico and Chicano Culture. The voice of this National Humanities Medal recipient resonates far beyond New Mexico and may also be found in the PALABRA Archive at the Library of Congress.

4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar 9/20/2019

Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected] Directions Floor Plans Friday, September 27, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT Lecture: Investing in Culture: Urban Regeneration and Sustainability in the Kingdom of Bahrain Free tickets available via Eventbrite link Former Minister of Culture and current President of […]

Archive of Hispanic Literature launches new online recordings

(The following is a post by Catalina Gómez, reference librarian in the Hispanic Division.) Among the various ways that the Library celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) is by launching, during this special commemoration, new digital material on the Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape (AHLOT). For the past three years, […]

4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar, 10/5/2018

Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected] Directions Floor Plans Tuesday, October 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 […]

4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar 9/28/2018

Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 (Voice/TTY) or email [email protected] Directions Floor Plans Wednesday, October 10, 2018, noon – 1 p.m. Book Talk: Historical Atlas of Hasidism The Hebraic Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division and the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress invite you […]

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 […]

4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar, 9/22/2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, noon – 1 p.m. The Persian Book Lecture Series Lecture: A Glimpse into the Life of Laura Clifford Dreyfus-Barney and Her Connections with Iran and Iranians The Near East Section, African and Middle East Division of the Library of Congress invite you to a lecture, “A Glimpse into the Life of […]

The Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

(The following is a post by Catalina Gómez, reference librarian in the Hispanic Division.) I can’t believe it’s that time of the year again; how time flies! National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Library of Congress is without a doubt one of my favorite months of the year. It offers a wonderful opportunity for curators, […]

4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar 9/8/2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, noon – 1 p.m. The Persian Book Lecture Series Lecture: A Glimpse into the Life of Laura Clifford Dreyfus-Barney and Her Connections with Iran and Iranians The Near East Section, African and Middle East Division of the Library of Congress invite you to a lecture, “A Glimpse into the Life of Laura […]