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Spring 2015 Events
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Jorie Graham, Poetry Reading
Monday, February 16, 5 PM
Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Room 317, 63 High Street
Presented by Yale Creative Writing of the Department of English
with the support of the  Harvard Lectureship and of the Office of the Secretary
and the Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Library
Jen Bervin, Reading and Artist’s Talk "On Envelopes and Silk:
Artist and poet Jen Bervin will  show and discuss her work with Emily Dickinson’s manuscripts,
recently published in The Gorgeous Nothings, and ongoing research for The Silk Poems,  
an experimental book nanoimprinted on biomedical silk film."
Thursday, February 19th, 4pm
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
Claudia Rankine, Reading and Public Conversation
Wednesday, March 4th, 5pm
Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street, Room TBD
Co-Sponsored by the James Weldon Johnson Collection,
the Schlesinger Visiting Writing Program, the African American Studies Department,and the Graduate Poets Reading Series
Yale Student Poets Reading
Featuring readings by:
Virgil Blanc, Austin Carder, Abigail Carney
Adriana Miele, Partick Ng, Jake Orbison, Alonzo Page
Roger Pelligrini, Lucas Sin, Maria Torruella.
Tuesday, April 21, 4:00pm
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series



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

Temporary Reading Room Hours 
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm

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

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