Voices from the Beinecke Library

Beyond the Text: Literary Archives in the 21st Century


Beyond the Text: Literary Archives in the 21st Century

April 26–27, 2013 


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The two-day symposium will bring together literary and information science scholars, historians, curators, archivists, writers, and publishers. Panelists will explore the collaborations between library professionals and scholars around use of manuscript material in teaching and research, the intersections between archival and literary theory, and the impact of the changing shape of archives on institutional stewardship and scholarship.

SPONSORED BY: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University

LOCATION: Whitney Humanities Center at Yale, 53 Wall Street, New Haven, CT


Born Digital • Sound Archives • Publishers’ Archives • Intersections of Archival and Literary Theory • Romance of the Archive • Teaching with Literary Archives • Mining the Archive



Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street | New Haven, CT 06511
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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.

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule