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Poetic Pairings: Phillis Wheatley and Provisioner Red
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Poetic Pairings: Phillis Wheatley and Provisioner Red

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‘Shakespeare’s Sisters: Say Her Name’ is an online writing seminar that celebrates the poetry of Black women in America. We are pleased to bring you a special collaboration with DCanter wines, pairing a poem from the Shakespeare’s Sisters curriculum with…

ENCORES: "Süsser Ursprung meiner Ruh" performed by Folger Consort (2003)
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ENCORES: "Süsser Ursprung meiner Ruh" performed by Folger Consort (2003)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present “Süsser Ursprung meiner Ruh” performed by Folger Consort (2003) as part of its ENCORES online series, highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage.

Resource Guide: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen
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Resource Guide: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen

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The Folger continues its Virtual Book Club on October 7, 2021 with ‘Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch’ by Rivka Galchen. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to witchcraft and…

Modern Witchcraft: A Biodynamic Wine List from DCanter
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Modern Witchcraft: A Biodynamic Wine List from DCanter

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To accompany our October 7 discussion of ‘Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch’ by Rivka Galchen, our friends at DCanter have curated a biodynamic wine list especially for our conversation.

ENCORES: 'Arcadia' performed by Folger Theatre (2009)
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ENCORES: 'Arcadia' performed by Folger Theatre (2009)

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Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. Enjoy a selection from Folger Theatre’s 2009 production of ‘Arcadia.’

Words, Words, Words: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen
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Words, Words, Words: 'Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch' by Rivka Galchen

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The Folger’s virtual book club, Words, Words, Words continues on Thursday, October 7 with a discussion of Rivka Galchen’s ‘Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch.’

Collection Connections: 'We That Are Young'
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Collection Connections: 'We That Are Young'

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Rachel B. Dankert, Learning and Engagement Librarian, shares items she presented on September 2, 2021 as an introduction to ‘We That Are Young’ by Preti Taneja.

Resource Guide: 'We That Are Young' by Preti Taneja
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Resource Guide: 'We That Are Young' by Preti Taneja

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On September 2, 2021 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of ‘We That Are Young’ by Preti Taneja. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to Shakespeare, ‘King Lear,’…

Words, Words, Words: 'We That Are Young' by Preti Taneja
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Words, Words, Words: 'We That Are Young' by Preti Taneja

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The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Thursday, September 2 with a discussion of Preti Taneja’s ‘We That Are Young.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this rich retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear.’

Collection Connections: 'The Last True Poets of the Sea' by Julia Drake
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Collection Connections: 'The Last True Poets of the Sea' by Julia Drake

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Dr. Emma Poltrack shares items she presented on August 5, 2021 as an introduction to ‘The Last True Poets of the Sea’ by Julia Drake.

Resource Guide: 'The Last True Poets of the Sea' by Julia Drake
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Resource Guide: 'The Last True Poets of the Sea' by Julia Drake

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On August 5, 2021 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of ‘The Last True Poets of the Sea’ by Julia Drake. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to…

Words, Words, Words: 'The Last True Poets of the Sea' by Julia Drake
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Words, Words, Words: 'The Last True Poets of the Sea' by Julia Drake

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The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Thursday, August 5 with a discussion of Julia Drake’s ‘The Last True Poets of the Sea.’

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