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Program The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress

Harissios Papamarkou Chair in Education

About the Chair

The Papamarkou Chair supports research and activities related to the Library’s role in education, especially at the intersection of education with technology and new media.

Current Chair

Tahir Hemphill

Tahir Hemphill's practice investigates the role systems play in the generation of form and the role collaborative knowledge production plays in the resilience of communities. Over the past 20 years, as an artist who works with technology, Hemphill's creative research has been fueled by the tension between his reverence for traditional models of scientific inquiry and the wisdom of uncertainty contained in the lived experience. This year, Hemphill holds the Harissios Papamarkou Chair in Education at the Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. As a scholar-in-residence, he is working on his project titled, "Representing Blackness: Media, Technology and Power."

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Program Details

Research Areas

Education, media, technology


By the Librarian of Congress



For More Information

The John W. Kluge Center
Phone: (202) 707-3302
Email: [email protected]

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