Upcoming at the Kluge Center
“Diagnosing Difference: Psychiatrists, Psychologists and the Medicalization of Racial Politics in Postwar America”
Thursday, August 7, 2014, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Pickford Theater, Third floor, The James Madison Memorial Building (view map)
Scholar Sonia Lee, Kluge Fellow, examines how psychiatrists held an uneasy and troubled relationship with black freedom fighters from the civil rights era to the rise of mass incarceration.
“The Gospel Sensibility: Evangelicals, Modernity, and Sacred Song in American Experience”
Thursday, August 14, 2014, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Dining Room A, Sixth floor, The James Madison Memorial Building (view map)
Scholar Douglas Harrison, Kluge Fellow, examines the history, performance culture, and role of southern gospel music within evangelical Christian experiences.
“Preparing for Discovery: A Rational Approach to the Impact of Finding Microbial, Complex or Intelligent Life Beyond Earth”
Thursday and Friday, September 18-19, 2014, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
LJ-119, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building (view map)
Astrobiology Chair Steven Dick convenes scientists, historians, philosophers and theologians from around the world for a two-day symposium at the Library of Congress to explore how we prepare to face new knowledge that may challenge our very conceptions of life and our place in the universe. View event page
- “Astrobiology and Theology: A Discussion”
- Steven Dick on searching for life in the universe [webcast](external link)
- Astrobiology at the Kluge Center
Application and nomination deadline for the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations.
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2014 News Releases
June 30, 2014 (14-115)
Origins of the Tet Offensive, 1958 Referendum in French West Africa Subject of July Lectures
May 27, 2014 (14-091)
Kluge Center Hosts Astrobiology and Theology Discussion June 18
February 21, 2014 (14-030)
Lecture Series Looks at Foreign Policy Through the Lens of Realpolitik
February 3, 2014 (14-017)
Scholars to Discuss World Christianity, Immigration and the United States, Feb. 26
January 2, 2014 (14-002)
Robin Lovin to Discuss Moral Vocabulary in Politics, Jan. 23
2013 News Releases
October 18, 2013 (13-177)
John Bew Named Kissinger Chair at John W. Kluge Center
October 17, 2013 (13-179)
New Chair in Astrobiology at Kluge Center Arrives Nov. 1
September 30, 2013 (13-171)
Scholars to Discuss World Christianity, Immigration and the U.S.
September 13, 2013 (13-158)
Shrinking Moral Vocabulary in Politics
August 15, 2013 (13-142)
Longevity of Human Civilization Symposium at Kluge Center
August 5, 2013 (13-140)
Former College President Appointed Distinguished Visiting Scholar
June 21, 2013 (13-123)
Scholar Uncovers the Autobiographies of India, July 11
June 11, 2013 (13-115)
Kluge Center Announces Summer 2013 Lecture Season
May 20, 2013 (13-103)
Morton Kondracke to Discuss the Life and Career of Jack Kemp, June 4
April 30, 2013 (13-083)
Steven Dick Named Chair in Astrobiology at Kluge Center
April 15, 2013 (13-074)
"The Ike Age: Eisenhower, America & the World of the 1950s," Lecture
April 8, 2013 (13-067)
"Why Two in One Flesh? The Western Case for Monogamy over Polygamy" April 30
March 27, 2013 (13-061)
Advisory: Igniting Conversations, Illuminating Minds, April 29-May 2
March 13, 2013 (13-049)
Indian Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam Appointed Chair At The John W. Kluge Center
February 15, 2013 (13-027)
Scholars to Examine Human & Moral Relationship to the Environment
January 31, 2013 (13-018)
Library of Congress Seeks Applicants for Fellowships in the John W. Kluge Center
January 31, 2013 (13-016)
Robin Lovin Named to the Cary & Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History
January 18, 2013 (13-010)
Kluge Center Announces Winter/Spring Lecture Season
For More Information
Donna Urschel, (202) 707-1639
Jason Steinhauer, (202) 707-0213