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African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Zoe Mercer-Golden, Yale Class of 2013  Making a Cosmiconcept: The Negotiation of Authority in Jean-Michel Basquiat's Visual Art and Writing written for Professor Robert Stepto's course "American Artists and the African-American Book"
May 29, 2012
Rachel Kempf, Yale College Class of 2013  “Lost in the Zoo: The Art of Charles Sebree” written for Professor Robert Stepto's English 306 course, "American Artists and the African-American Book"
May 24, 2012
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

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