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“Making the English Book,” will be held at Yale University on October 6th and 7th, 2017 ... More >
| September 19, 2017
The July 28, 1917 Silent Protest Parade on Fifth Avenue, one of the first major mass demonstrations by African Americans, will be the focus of a special display of four historic photographs at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, on view from Friday, July 21, t... More >
| July 10, 2017
The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library will mark the anniversary of the nation’s founding with a special display of a major document of U.S. history from its collections.... More >
| June 20, 2017
They say you can’t buy happiness, but visitors will find it in abundance in Happiness: The Writer in the Garden, the Beinecke Library’s latest special exhibition, on view May 5 – August 12, with companion exhibition, Bird-Watching.... More >
| May 5, 2017
The director of the Windham-Campbell Prizes at Yale University made the call of a lifetime to eight unsuspecting writers this week, and informed them that they will be recognized with a $165,000 individual prize to support their writing.... More >
| March 1, 2017
Jean Valentine has been named the winner of Yale’s 2017 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry.... More >
| February 2, 2017
The Book in History, The Book as History: New Intersections of the Material TextEdited by Heidi Brayman, Jesse M. Lander, and Zachary Lesser... More >
| December 19, 2016



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