The John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress hosts lectures, book talks, symposia, workshops and round-table discussions.
Links to more information and/or webcasts are provided as available. Unless otherwise noted, events listed on this page are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. Request ADA accommodations five days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or ADA@loc.gov.
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December 11, 2013
Book Talk: J.C. Blokhuis, 2013 Kluge Fellow and Jonathan Feldman, Cornell University
"A Teacher's Guide to Education Law"
4:00 – 5:00 p.m., Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. <view map>
January 16, 2014
Lecture: Amanda Ciafone, Kluge Fellow
"'I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke': Coca-Cola Advertising and Cultural Revolutions of the 1960s"
12:00 –1:00 p.m., LJ-113, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. <view map>
January 23, 2014
Rescheduled from October 2013
Lecture: Robin Lovin, 2013 Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History
"Ethics, Politics, and Institutions: A Moral Vocabulary for Modern Democracy"
3:00 – 4:00 p.m., LJ-119, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. <view map>
February 26, 2014
Rescheduled from October 2013
"World Christianity, Immigration, and the U.S.: The Non-Western Church Comes to America"
The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress convenes four religion scholars for a conversation on the interconnectivity of the current state of world Christianity, immigration to the U.S. from the Global South, and the impact on American religion, particularly Christianity.
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., LJ-119, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress. <view map>
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December 6, 2013
Application deadline for the Kluge Fellowship in Digital Studies.
Deadline February 14
Application deadline for the Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation Fellowship for Caricature and Cartoon
News from the Kluge Center
October 18, 2013 (13-177)
John Bew Named Kissinger Chair at John W. Kluge Center
October 17, 2013 (13-179)
New Chair in Astrobiology at Kluge Center Arrives Nov. 1
September 30, 2013 (13-171)
Scholars to Discuss World Christianity, Immigration and the U.S.
September 13, 2013 (13-158)
Shrinking Moral Vocabulary in Politics
August 15, 2013 (13-142)
Longevity of Human Civilization Symposium at Kluge Center
August 5, 2013 (13-140)
Former College President Appointed Distinguished Visiting Scholar
June 21, 2013 (13-123)
Scholar Uncovers the Autobiographies of India, July 11
June 11, 2013 (13-115)
Kluge Center Announces Summer 2013 Lecture Season
May 20, 2013 (13-103)
Morton Kondracke to Discuss the Life and Career of Jack Kemp, June 4
April 30, 2013 (13-083)
Steven Dick Named Chair in Astrobiology at Kluge Center
April 15, 2013 (13-074)
"The Ike Age: Eisenhower, America & the World of the 1950s," Lecture
April 8, 2013 (13-067)
“Why Two in One Flesh? The Western Case for Monogamy over Polygamy” April 30
March 27, 2013 (13-061)
Advisory: Igniting Conversations, Illuminating Minds, April 29-May 2
March 13, 2013 (13-049)
Indian Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam Appointed Chair At The John W. Kluge Center
February 15, 2013 (13-027)
Scholars to Examine Human & Moral Relationship to the Environment
January 31, 2013 (13-018)
Library of Congress Seeks Applicants for Fellowships in the John W. Kluge Center
January 31, 2013 (13-016)
Robin Lovin Named to the Cary & Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History
January 18, 2013 (13-010)
Kluge Center Announces Winter/Spring Lecture Season