Voices from the Beinecke Library

Yale Collection of American Literature

Kelefa Sanneh reviews recent books about Carl Van Vechten in the New Yorker.
February 16, 2014
Poet and nonfiction writer Maggie Nelson will read from her work on Thursday, February 6, 4:00 pm; Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series in conjunction with the exhibition: Blue: Color and Concept
January 24, 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 Beinecke Library is proud to support the upcoming American Literature in the World Conference.
December 9, 2013
Poet, critic, and translator, Susan Stewart visits Yale, December 3rd & 4th.
November 13, 2013


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