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EU Month of Culture Spotlight: Poland

As part of this year’s European Month of Culture, we focus on scholars from European Union member states who have conducted research at the Library of Congress Kluge Center. Wish to apply for a fellowship at the Library? Applications are now being accepted for Kluge Fellowships. Scholars worldwide who have earned a terminal advanced degree […]

For Women’s History Month 2016

This blog is written in recognition of Women’s History Month, which in the U.S. is celebrated during March. For over two hundred years, the Library of Congress, the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States, has been gathering materials necessary to tell the stories of women in America and around the world. Library staff […]

The Intersection of Health and Spirituality

Last week the Kluge Center issued our annual call for applications for the David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality. This unique fellowship supports research on the connection between religion, spirituality and health, whether it be physical, mental or social health. Made possible by a generous endowment from the International Center for the Integration […]

War and Superheroes: How the Writer’s War Board Used Comics to Spread its Message in WWII

Historian Paul Hirsch was a Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation Fellow for Caricature and Cartoon at The John W. Kluge Center in summer 2015. His research explored the intersection of visual culture, race, policymaking, and diplomacy from World War II through the post-Cold War period. Paul, your work investigates the convergence of comic book publishing […]

Marking Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close today, October 15. There are many ways to recognize the importance of Hispanic and Latin American peoples to world culture. One of the ways the Kluge Center recognizes that presence is through the Jay I. Kislak Fellowships for the Study of the History and Cultures of the […]