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New Scholars at the Kluge Center – October 2014

Posted by: Travis Hensley

A new season is upon us: the leaves are changing, there’s a chill in the air, and the Kluge Center has begun to welcome the first residents from last year’s competitions. The first cohort of fellows from our partnership with the British Research Councils has arrived, along with several other scholars. We welcomed a total …

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Moving Down the Hall

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

The following is a guest post by Dr. Jane McAuliffe, Director of The John W. Kluge Center. Although I have been the Director of The John W. Kluge Center for only two weeks, I came into this position with definite advantages – familiarity and proximity. For the last year, I have been resident in the …

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A Fun Tradition — And a Room Full of Discoveries

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

Last week I presided over one of my favorite Kluge Center traditions: our annual orientation for Wilson Center scholars to the Library of Congress. I enjoy it because despite being seasoned academics from across the U.S. and around the world, Wilson Center scholars are sometimes surprised at the riches available to them right down Pennsylvania …

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The International Flavor of the Kluge Center

Posted by: Travis Hensley

As I walk through The John W. Kluge Center here at the Library of Congress, it brings a smile to my face to hear the array of accents and languages being spoken. The Kluge Center is a true international center; we host scholars from around the world each year. Some of the nations represented in …

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September’s New Scholars at the Kluge Center

Posted by: Travis Hensley

On the first Monday of each month, the Kluge Center welcomes new scholars from any of our numerous chair and fellowship programs. The day consists of an orientation, setting up new residents in their work areas, and an informal new scholar’s lunch. These are busy days, and this month’s was no exception. There are new …

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Top Scholars Conduct Research at the Library of Congress Every Day. This Blog Tells The Story.

Posted by: Jason Steinhauer

Hello. Welcome to “Insights.” Here we’ll tell the story of top scholars in residence at The John W. Kluge Center conducting research in the Library of Congress collections. It’s a big topic, with much diversity. The Library of Congress enables research on an infinite number of subjects, and attracts some fascinating people to do it. …