Events at the Library of Congress

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Friday, June 5, 2020

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Carla Hayden and Lonnie Bunch: Cultural Institutions at Times of Social Unrest Friday
    June 5, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden and Smithsonian Institution Secretary Lonnie Bunch discuss the future of their institutions and how they remain accessible and relevant during a period of global pandemic coupled with nationwide protests against injustice. Bunch is the author of “A Fool’s Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Era of Bush, Obama, and Trump.”
    This event will be livestreamed on Facebook External and YouTube External.
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Thursday, June 11, 2020

  • Event | lectures and symposia
    Ha Jin on the Legendary Poet Li Bai Thursday
    June 11, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    National Book Award winner Ha Jin discusses his new book, “The Banished Immortal: A Life of Li Bai,” in which he draws on a range of historical and literary sources to weave the life story of the eighth-century Chinese poet Li Bai. Rob Casper, head of the Library of Congress Poetry and Literature Center, will moderate.
    This event will be livestreamed on Facebook External and YouTube External.
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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Thursday, June 25, 2020