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African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Kelefa Sanneh reviews recent books about Carl Van Vechten in the New Yorker.
February 16, 2014
Scholar Maren Stange explores “Richard Wright’s African Photographs” in a new publication.
February 16, 2014
Beinecke acquires more than 100 titles from the reading list of Soul Passages: A Book Club
February 11, 2014
A new book about Carl Van Vechten by Edward White
January 27, 2014
Join us for public events and readings in association with the new exhibition, "Blue: Color and Concept"
January 2, 2014
We welcome 2014 by celebrating some of the exciting research and new publications generated by the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters and the Yale Collection of American Literature in 2013.
January 2, 2014
The New York Times features scholarly detective work revealing that an 1858 manuscript is the earliest-known prison memoir written by an African American.
December 12, 2013

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