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African American Studies at Beinecke Library

The Beinecke Library is happy to announce the recent acquisition of the archive of Thomas Thistlewood, 18th-century British planter in Jamaica. Spanning more than thirty-five years, from before Thistlewood’s arrival in Jamaica in 1750 through his death in 1786, the archive comprises some 92 volumes of diaries and notebooks.
March 1, 2012
Please join us next Wednesday, February 15, at 4:30 pm on the Beinecke Library mezzanine for the opening of the Beinecke’s spring exhibition, “Remembering Shakespeare.” Remembering Shakespeare Wednesday, February 1 - Monday, June 4, 2012
February 7, 2012
Colson Whitehead, Reading Monday, February 6, time 4:30pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series Contact: louise.bernard@yale.edu
February 4, 2012
Crossing the Atlantic: More thoughts on the Slave Trade Monday, January 30, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. Beinecke Library, Room 39
January 30, 2012
Introducing AEON: The future is now!
September 30, 2011
"This Is My Life": The Sonnet and the Emergence of Black Subjectivity Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 2:00 pm Beinecke Library, Room 38
September 28, 2011

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The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.

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The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.

Beginnig September 1, 2016 our hours will be

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Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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