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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Tour — Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Film — "Goldfinger"

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Goldfinger" (United Artists, 1964).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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All Public Events for July 2011

Concert

Homegrown Concert

July 20, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
Kiu Haghighi with Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh plays Persian santour and tombak music from Illinois.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

Homegrown Concert

July 27, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
The Ann Yao Trio play traditional Chinese zheng music from Florida.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-1743

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Film

"Louisiana Story"

July 7, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Louisiana Story" (Lopert Films, 1948).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Bad Company"

July 8, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Bad Company" (Paramount, 1972).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Wolf Song"

July 9, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Wolf Song" (Paramount, 1929).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"These Amazing Shadows"

July 14, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"These Amazing Shadows"(IRC, 2011).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Children of the Whirlwind"

July 15, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Children of the Whirlwind" (Arrow Pictures, 1925).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Cardboard Lover"

July 16, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The Cardboard Lover" (MGM, 1928).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"The Killers"

July 21, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"The Killers" (Universal, 1946).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Star Trek IV"

July 22, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Star Trek IV" (Paramount, 1986).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Flight of the Navigator"

July 23, 2011, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
"Flight of the Navigator" (Walt Disney, Buena Vista, 1986).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Imitation of Life"

July 28, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Imitation of Life" (Universal, 1934).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Ran"

July 29, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Ran"(Orion, 1985).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

"Goldfinger"

July 30, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
"Goldfinger" (United Artists, 1964).
Location: Packard Campus Theater, Culpeper, VA, Packard Campus Building
Contact: (202) 707-9994

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Lecture

Kluge Scholar Seminar

July 7, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
Sharon Ghamari-Tabrizi, David B. Larson Fellow in Health and Spirituality at the John W. Kluge Center, presents "The Chaplain Writes a Chart Note: Spiritual Diagnosis in a Multidisciplinary Care Team."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-7678

Human Genomics

July 7, 2011, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Jennifer Hochschild, who occupies the Chair in American Law and Governance in the John W. Kluge Center, discusses "The Political Implications of Human Genomics."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-7678

French Book Trade

July 13, 2011, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Simon Burrows and Mark Curran lead a discussion on the French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe project.
Location: Montpelier Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-8485

Decolonization

July 13, 2011, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
John Darwin of the University of Oxford presents a lecture titled "Decolonization--a History of Failure?"
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-7678

Florida

July 14, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
Cameron Strang, Kislak Fellow in American Studies at the John W. Kluge Center, presents "Science and Violence in Florida, 1800-1842."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-7678

History and Future of Printing

July 15, 2011, 10:45 a.m. - Noon
Elizabeth L. Eisenstein of the University of Michigan discusses "From Divine Art to Printing Machine and Beyond."
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5221

Web Archiving

July 18, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
Helen Hockx-Yu of the British Library discusses the key processes of web archiving and provide and overview of the British Library's web archiving activities.
Location: West Dining Room, Sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-2603

Technology & NASA's Desert RATS

July 20, 2011, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Bob Bindschadler, chief scientist with the Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Center, gives a talk.
Location: Pickford Theater, Third floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-1212

Decolonization in Mexico

July 20, 2011, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Eric Van Young of the University of California at San Diego presents "'In Mexico There are No Mexicans': Decolonization and Modernization, 1750-1850."
Location: Kluge Center Meeting Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-7678

Sephardic Jewish Music

July 26, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
Judith Cohen, Alan Lomax Fellow in American Folklife, presents a talk on Sephardic Jewish music.
Location: African/Middle Eastern Reading Room, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-3779

Palestinian Clothing

July 28, 2011, Noon - 1:15 p.m.
Nawal Kawar presents "Threads in Pride: Palestinian Traditional Clothing."
Location: African/Middle Eastern Reading Room, Second floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-4708

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Tour

Public Tours of the Jefferson Building

Monday to Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. (no 12:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. tour on Saturdays)
Location: Ground Floor Visitors' Theater.
Contact: (202) 707-8000

Creating the U.S.

July 8, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Thomas Jefferson

July 11, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour provides a glimpse into Thomas Jefferson's life and explores his influence on the Library and the nation. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Creating the U.S.

July 12, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Music and Performing Arts

July 14, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour explores the Thomas Jefferson Building with a focus on music and performing arts and some of the Library's treasures, including the Stradivarius Violins, the Coolidge Auditorium and the Whittall Pavilion.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Creating the U.S.

July 15, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Thomas Jefferson

July 18, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour provides a glimpse into Thomas Jefferson's life and explores his influence on the Library and the nation. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Creating the U.S.

July 19, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Music and Performing Arts

July 21, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour explores the Thomas Jefferson Building with a focus on music and performing arts and some of the Library's treasures, including the Stradivarius Violins, the Coolidge Auditorium and the Whittall Pavilion.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Creating the U.S.

July 22, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Thomas Jefferson

July 25, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour provides a glimpse into Thomas Jefferson's life and explores his influence on the Library and the nation. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Creating the U.S.

July 26, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Music and Performing Arts

July 28, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour explores the Thomas Jefferson Building with a focus on music and performing arts and some of the Library's treasures, including the Stradivarius Violins, the Coolidge Auditorium and the Whittall Pavilion.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

Creating the U.S.

July 29, 2011, Noon - 1 p.m.
This walking tour explores the founding of our nation and takes a look at some of the documents that shaped it. Intertwined is a highlight tour of the Jefferson building.
Location: Thomas Jefferson Building - Visitors' Assembly Area, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-9779

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