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4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar 6/9/2016

Posted by: Anchi Hoh

Friday, June 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Conference: Assyrian Legacy – From Ancient Civilization to Today’s Cultural Revival The African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress invites you to a conference, “Assyrian Legacy: From Ancient Civilization to Today’s Cultural Revival,” on Friday, June 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., …

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4 Corners: International Studies Program Calendar 5/27/2016

Posted by: Anchi Hoh

Saturday, May 28, 2016, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Research Orientation: Introduction to Resources in the Library of Congress, Asian Collection Eiichi Ito, Reference Specialist, Asian Division The Asian Division is offering a research orientation about the Asian collection at the Library of Congress. Attendees will learn about online resources both in Asian languages and English …

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4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar 5/13-21/2016

Posted by: Anchi Hoh

Friday, May 13, 2016, noon – 1 p.m. Lecture: The Literary Legacy of ÁLVARO MUTIS Charlotte Rogers, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia Assistant Professor of Spanish Charlotte Rogers (University of Virginia) will discuss the work and legacy of Álvaro Mutis, one of Colombia’s most prominent poets and prose writers, author of the acclaimed compendium “Adventures …

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The Library of Congress to Celebrate the Works of Idea Vilariño and Álvaro Mutis

Posted by: Anchi Hoh

(The following is a post by Catalina Gómez, Reference Librarian, Hispanic Division.) This month the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress is happy to present, together with the Library’s Poetry and Literature Center, two literary programs that will bring to light the work of two of the most groundbreaking poets of the 20th century …

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4 Corners: International Collections Program Calendar (5/6-14/2016)

Posted by: Anchi Hoh

Friday, May 6, 2016, noon – 1 p.m. Lecture: Political Interrogations and Human Rights Violations in the Brazilian Military Dictatorship Professor Mariana Joffili (State University of Santa Catarina, Brazil) Professor Mariana Joffili (State University of Santa Catarina, Brazil) will discuss her research on military dictatorships and human rights violations in Latin America. This event is …

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Cervantes’ “Don Quixote”: A Celebration of the Spanish Language

Posted by: Anchi Hoh

(The following is a post by Juan Manuel Pérez, Reference Specialist, Hispanic Division.) This year Spain and the world are celebrating the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616), author of “Don Quixote,” the first novel written in the modern world, published in 1605. Written as a criticism of the chivalric …