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Program The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress


The Kluge Center welcomes scholars and practitioners at the height of their fields for residencies as chair holders or as distinguished visiting scholars.

The Blumberg Chair is filled by application. The rest of these positions are filled by invitation of the Librarian of Congress. The Kluge Center solicits chair and distinguished visiting scholar nominations from a large pool of nominators drawn from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines. Self-nominations are not accepted. Senior scholars enjoy individual offices in the Jefferson Building, where they engage in writing and research and interact with other scholars in residence.

Chairs include: