The John W. Kluge Center brings together scholars and researchers from around the world to stimulate and energize one another, to distill wisdom from the Library's rich resources, and to interact with policymakers and the public.
The Kluge Center offers public lectures, conferences, discussions and other programs, mostly in support of and based on our residential scholars' work. Unless otherwise noted, events are free and open to the public.
"Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Politics of Slavery"
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 4:00 p.m.
"American Universities, the 'German Connection', and the First World War"
Thursday, March 24, 2016, 4:00 p.m.
Chairs & Fellowships
The Kluge Center invites and welcomes more than 100 top scholars per year into periods of residence at the Library of Congress to conduct wide-ranging scholarship and to interact with political Washington. Current opportunities include:
Swann Foundation Fellowships for Caricature and Cartoon
Deadline February 15
Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality
Deadline April 17
The Kluge Prize
The Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity recognizes individuals whose outstanding scholarship in the humanities and social sciences has shaped both public affairs and civil society. The Prize is ordinarily a $1 million award. View winners
The Kluge Center blog, "Insights," shares the research of top scholars at the Library of Congress. Read the latest posts:
The Kluge Center on C-SPAN
Interviews with Kluge scholars plus lectures and scholarly programs. Watch
The Kluge Center on TIME.com
Interviews with Kluge scholars about their research. Read
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