Out and About: NYPL Events


New York Public Library, Schwarzman Building (5th Ave. and 42nd St.)

Lectures from the Allen Room and the Wertheim Study:
Lorca, Jews, and African-Americans : From Romance to Racism or Simple Misunderstanding?

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
1:15 – 2:30 PM

Hispanic Language and Literature Scholar Sharonah Fredrick will discuss Federico Garcia Lorca’s “(evolving) attitude toward two ethnic communities which he was fascinated by but did not always understand, and contrast this with some of his earlier images of Muslims in his earlier collaboration with Manuel de Falla, in order to contextualize some of the most uncomfortable aspects of the poet’s work.”

Elusive Jane: In Search of Jane Austen at the New York Public Library

Friday, July 12, 2013
2:15 – 4:00 PM

The library is hosting an event that examines the life and works of Jane Austen as reflected in the collections of the New York Public Library

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