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Upcoming Events of the African and Middle Eastern Division:


Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Near East Section of
the African and Middle Eastern Division,
the Library of Congress
invites you to
The 18th Annual Vardanants Day Armenian Lecture

Peter Hrechdakian
and
Hovann Simonian
Co-Administrators of the
Armenian DNA Project

DNA and the Origin of Peoples:
The Armenians

image: String of DNA

Free and Open to the Public

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
12:00-2:30
The Northeast Pavilion
Enter through the African and Middle Eastern
 Division Reading Room
Room 220 Thomas Jefferson Building
10, First Street, SE
Washington, D.C. 20540

For additional information contact:
Dr. Levon Avdoyan (202) 707-5680

Please allow time to clear security
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362
 (Voice/TTY) or email Ada @ loc.gov
 


Monday, May 19, 2014

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington,
 The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, and

the Hebraic Section, of the Library of Congress
In Celebration of Jewish-American Heritage Month
present

Sanford Sternlicht, PhD
Emeritus Professor of English, Syracuse University

Speaking about his book:

image: Sanford Sternlicht, PhD image: Bookcover, The Tenement Saga

A memoir of the Lower East side and Early Jewish American Writers
The speaker will be introduced by Peggy K. Pearlstein, PhD, former Section Head of the Hebraic Section

Free and open to the public
Copies of "The Tenement Saga" will be available for sale

Monday May 19, 2014
From 12:00 Noon-1:00 PM
African and Middle Eastern Reading Room
Room 220, (second floor) Jefferson Building
Washington, D.C, 20540
For additional information contact:
Sharon Horowitz (202) 707-3780

Please allow time to clear security
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362
 (Voice/TTY) or email Ada @ loc.gov
 



Past Events:
2014

 

Thursday, April 3, 2014
The Hebraic and Near East Sections of the African and Middle Eastern Division
in cooperation with the Geography and Map Division, The Library of Congress
presented A talk by Chet Van Duzer From the “Wonders of Creation”
to the Holy Land: MAPS in the African and Middle Eastern Division

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The African Section of The African and Middle Eastern Division, The Library Of Congress
presented a film screening and discussion Through the Fire: A Story of Courage
by Dr. Deqo Mohamed, CEO, Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The Near East Section, of The African and Middle Eastern Division, The Library of Congress
presented Sheilah Kaufmann, author of "A Taste of Turkish Cuisine" and "The Turkish Cookbook"

Thursday, March 20, 2014
The African and Middle Eastern Division and The Poetry and Literature Center of the Library of Congress
in partnership with The Africa Society of the National Summit on Africa presented
Conversations with African Poets and Writers: Tope Folarin

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The African Section of the African Middle Eastern Division, The Library of Congress
presented "333 Saints: A Life Of Scholarship in Timbuktu"
 A book talk by Alexandra Huddleston, author and photographer

Thursday, February 27, 2014
The African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division, The Library of Congress
invited you to a presentation “Retrospective and Prospective”: Sudan and South Sudan"
by Dr. Richard Lobban, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

Thursday, February 20, 2014
The African and Middle Eastern Division and the LC Cooking Club of the Library of Congress
and the Daniel  A.P. Murray  African American Cultural Association
invited you to a presentation celebrating African American History Month
Pan African Cuisine: Healing Secrets of the Continent featuring Tambra Raye Stevenson

Monday, February 10, 2014
The Hebraic Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division, The Library of Congress
presented A Gallery Talk by Ann Brener, Hebraic Area Specialist
Black Pearls Re-strung: Hebrew and Yiddish Artists Books at the Library of Congress
View a Webcast of this Program

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The Library of Congress, African Middle Eastern Division, Near East Section
invited you to a presentation on " The Treasures of the Golden King Tut"
by Dr. Nevine Tolba  Ayn Shams University, Egypt



Archive of Past Events

 

 

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