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SPARKLE: In Conversation with Smithsonian Folklorist Jim Deutsch

Wednesday, September 13, 2023, 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Koiner Farm
737 Easley St.
Silver Spring, MD  20910
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Join us for a special SPARKLE: From Monorails to Montezuma: Journeys of a Roving Scholar - In Conversation with Smithsonian Curator & Folklorist James Deutsch Wednesday, September 13th 2pm-4pm at the Koiner Farm located at 737 Easley in Downtown Silver Spring. James will share his unique life of adventures around the globe as a folklorist. This event is not to be missed!

James Deutsch is a curator and editor at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in Washington, D.C., where he has helped plan and develop public programs on the Peace Corps, Hungary, China, Circus Arts, Apollo Theater, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Mekong River, U.S. Forest Service, World War II, Silk Road, and White House workers. In addition, he serves as an adjunct professor—teaching courses on American film history and folklore—in the American Studies Department at George Washington University. Deutsch has also taught American Studies classes at universities in Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Norway, Poland, and Turkey.

Presented by SSTCi in collaboration with the Silver Spring Village, the SPARKLE Program is a monthly community outreach series in the Silver Spring Civic Building that enriches the lives of seniors in our area. SPARKLE stands for Senior Programs Aimed at Re-Kindling Lifetime Engagement.

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