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African American Studies at Beinecke Library

C. S. Giscombe, Poetry Reading Thursday, October 18th, 4:00pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu
October 12, 2012
The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at the Beinecke Library is pleased to announce that the Richard Bruce Nugent Papers are now available for research. A detailed list of materials in the archive can be found here:  Richard Bruce Nugent Papers (JWJ MSS 92).
October 8, 2012
Welcome A. Bartlett Giamatti Fellow Nadia Nurhussein, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Fellowship project: Documenting Abyssinia: Imperial Ethiopia and African-American Literature.
October 1, 2012
Arnold Rampersad “Reflections on Nationalism and Literature” Tuesday, September 18, 4pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street James Weldon Johnson Memorial Lecture  Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu
September 12, 2012
The Beinecke library is pleased to announce that the Solomon Sir Jones film collection is now available for research; the films can be viewed online from the library's web page:  SOLOMON SIR JONES FILMS, 1924-1928. The Solomon Sir Jones films consist of 29 silent black and white films documenting African-American communities in Oklahoma from 1924 to 1928. The films measure 12,800 feet (355 min).
September 4, 2012
Madam C. J. Walker (1867-1919) was a leading African-American businesswoman in the 1910s, and a pioneer in the beauty industry.
August 2, 2012

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