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.
Announcing the Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology
The three-part series, part of the Kluge Center’s Astrobiology Program, will convene public dialogues among scientists, social scientists, humanities scholars and writers to investigate the intersection of astrobiology research with humanistic and societal concerns. The series begins March 19th. Learn more
Astrobiology at the Kluge Center
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C-SPAN Interview Series
C-SPAN’s American History TV conducted interviews with five Kluge scholars about their research.
- Steven Dick: Discovering Life in the Universe
- Joseph Genetin-Pilawa: Native Americans in 19th Century Washington, D.C.
- Kevin Kim: Herbert Hoover, Henry Wallace, and Cold War America
- Will Riddington: Social Conservatism and the Reagan Administration
- Sophie Oliver: Women's Magazine Writers of the 1920s
Bradford Lee, Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy
The accomplished scholar of foreign policy, military strategy and international relations will spend six months at the Kluge Center researching an ambitious book project examining the results and costs of American military intervention in the 20th century. Lee is the Emeritus Philip A. Crowl Professor of Comparative Strategy at the U.S. Naval War College.
Foreign policy at the Kluge Center
New Director, Jane McAuliffe
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has appointed Dr. Jane McAuliffe as director of The John W. Kluge Center and head of the Library’s Office of Scholarly Programs. McAuliffe is the immediate past president of Bryn Mawr College and former distinguished visiting scholar at the Kluge Center.
Digital Studies Fellow, Wendy Fok
The first-ever Kluge Fellow in Digital Studies, Fok arrived in November and will research the intersection of architecture, design and law. Fok is a doctoral candidate at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and an Assistant Professor at the University of Houston’s Hines College of Architecture.
Opportunities for Scholars
The Kluge Center invites and welcomes top scholars from around the world to conduct residential research at the Library of Congress through 12 senior chair positions and numerous post-doctoral and doctoral fellowships. Learn more, apply
About The John W. Kluge Center
Through the vision and generosity of John W. Kluge, the Kluge Center welcomes top scholars in the humanities and social sciences from around the world to conduct research in the Library of Congress collections and engage in dialogue with policymakers and the public.
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Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology - Part I
March 19, 2015
Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality
Apply by April 17 | Learn more
January 9, 2015 (15-003)
Kluge Center Announces Blumberg Dialogues on Astrobiology
October 28, 2014 (14-191)
Bradford Lee Appointed Kissinger Chair