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Mondays at Beinecke

Mondays at 4:00 pm during the semester, you are cordially invited to tea with the Beinecke Library visiting research fellows. Each week will include an object talk on an item in the library's current exhibition: Reading English: An Exhibition Celebrating the James Marshall & Marie-Louise Osborn Collection.  

Please join us for fascinating encounters with the Beinecke's collections!

 

Fall 2015
 
September 8
Diane Ducharme, archivist, Beinecke Library, Lucy Hutchinson's Order and Disorder (Osborn fb100)
 
September 15
No tea scheduled.
 
September 22
Ray Clemens, Beinecke Curator of Early Book and Manuscripts, co-curator of Reading English
 
September 29
Joseph Roach, Sterling Professor of Theater and English, W. K. Wimsatt and James Marshall Osborn
 
October 6
Andrew Brown, graduate student and co-curator of Reading English 
 
October 13
Rebekah Ahrendt , Assistant Professor, Yale Department of Music, The Grand Tour
 
October 20
Patty Guardiola, 2014-15 Kress Fellow in Art Librarianship, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library
 
 

 

Spring 2014

January 27 Bruce Gordon, Titus Street Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Yale Divinity School
Newly acquired Tyndale Bibles

February 3 Nancy Kuhl, Curator for Poetry, Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Library
"Blue: Color and Concept," an exhibition on view through April 19, 2014

February 10 Timothy Young, Curator for Modern Books and Manuscripts, Beinecke Library
"Stephen Tennant: Work in Progress," an exhibition on view through May 28, 2014

February 17 No talk scheduled

February 24 Jae Rossman, Assistant Director, Special Collections, Haas Family Arts Library
"Blue: Color and Concept"

March 3 Melissa Barton, Curator for Prose and Drama, Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Library
"St. Louis Woman," from "Blue: Color and Concept"

March 10 Lindsay King, Personal Librarian, Haas Family Arts Library
"Stephen Tennant: Work in Progress"

March 17 Timothy Young, Curator for Modern Books and Manscripts, Beinecke Library
Children's Books and Blue / Seguy's Insects & Butterflies, "Blue: Color and Concept"

March 24 Katie Trumpener, Professor of Comparative Literature and English, Yale University
"Inivitation to a Tale," from "Under the Covers: A Visual History of Decorated Endpapers," an exhibition on view through May 28

March 31 Elana Herzog, Lecturer, Yale University School of Art
Manuscript Waste as Endpapers, "Under the Covers: A Visual History of Decorated Endpapers"

April 7 Catherine H. Stephens, Senior Conservation Scientist, Center for Conservation and Preservation
Conservation Principles as Applied to Exhibitions

April 14 Linda Peterson, Niel Gray, Jr. Professor of English, Yale University
Winnowings from Wordsworth, "Under the Covers: A Visiual History of Decorated Endpapers"

April 21 Howard Bloch, Sterling Professor of French and Chair of the Humanities Program, Yale University
Medieval French Illuminators, "Under the Covers: A Visiual History of Decorated Endpapers"

April 28 Elizabeth Frengel, Research Librarian, Beinecke Library
E.H. Shepard's Endpaper Map of the "100 Aker Wood" and "The Wild Wood and Surrounding Country"

May 5 Olivia Hillmer, Exhibitions Assistant, Beinecke Library
The Craft of Exhibition Installation 
 
Fall 2013

September 16 Kathryn James, Curator for Early Modern Books and Manuscripts & the Osborn Collection, Beinecke Library

A recently acquired manuscript reader's copy, ca. 1613, of John Donne's Satires

September 23 Heather Dean, Archivist, Beinecke Library
"In the Mind's Eye: Beinecke Architecture Imagined," an exhibition on view through December 31, 2013

September 30 Kevin Repp, Curator for Modern European Books and Manuscripts, Beinecke Library
An introduction to the Beinecke Library graduate and visiting research fellowship program

October 7 George Miles, Curator for Western Americana, Beinecke Library
"The Power of Pictures," an introduction to the new Beinecke exhibition

October 14 Janice Carlisle, Professor of English, Department of English
An original drawing for Charles Dickens's The Pickwick Papers, with his comments and corrections

October 21 Mia Reinoso Genoni, John B. Madden Dean of Berkeley College; Lecturer in History of Art and Special Programs in the Humanities
An early 16th-century copy of Francisco Giorgio di Martini's architectural manuscript, Trattati di archittetura ingegneria e arte militare.

October 28 Kevin Repp, Curator for Modern European Books and Manuscripts, Beinecke Library

November 4 Timothy Young, Curator for Modern Books and Manuscripts, Beinecke Library
Sodoms zonde und straffe [Sodom's Sin and Punishment], from early 18th-c. Amsterdam

November 11 Laura Wexler, Professor of American Studies & Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Personal photography - the Romanov family album, the poet H.D.'s scrapbook, and J.M. Barrie's The Boy Castaways of Black Lake Island

November 18 John Faragher, Howard R. Lamar Professor of History & American Studies and Director of the Howard R. Lamar Center
Western expeditionary art - works by Alfred Jacob Miller and Carl Bodmer

November 25 Ray Clemens, Curator for Early Books and Manuscripts, Beinecke Library
Portolan charts of the Mediterranean from sixteenth-century Portugal

December 2 Nancy Kuhl, Curator for Poetry, Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Library

December 9 Susan Gibbons, University Librarian, Yale University Library
The city of God and the city of Man, an illuminated copy of Augustine's De Civitate Dei, Paris, ca. 1415

December 16 Jonathan Holloway, Professor of History and American Studies; Professor and Chair of African American Studies
Posters by Emory Douglas, illustrator for the Black Panther Party 

 

 


Spring 2013

January 27 Kathryn James, Beinecke Library
By Hand, the current exhibition

February 4 Lanny Hammer, Yale Department of English
James Merrill’s Ouija board


February 11 Re-scheduled due to snow

February 18 Anders Winroth,
Yale Department of History, and Ray Clemens, Beinecke Library
The Vinland Map and Voynich Manuscript

February 25 No Fellows' Tea

March 4 Jessica Brantley,
Yale Department of English
Rothschild canticles and ivory writing tablets


March 11 Tom Bolze, Beinecke Library, and Ellen Ellickson, Beinecke Library
Marjorie Wynne


March 18 Kevin Repp, Beinecke Library
The Milles Pensees of Henri Chopin

March 25 Tim Young, Beinecke Library
Monroe Wheeler and Glenway Wescott datebooks


April 1 Richard Deming, Yale Department of English
Thoreau’s manuscript of Walden


April 8 Larry Manley, Yale Department of English
William Henry Ireland album of Shakespeare forgeries


April 15 Susan Howe, 2011 winner of the Bollingen Prize in American Poetry
Sarah Pierpont Edwards’ wedding dress


April 22 Nancy Kuhl, Beinecke Library
Ernest "Hem" Hemingway's postcards


April 29 George Miles, Beinecke Library
Lewis and Clark Map


May 6 Kathryn James, Beinecke Library

May 13 Michael Warner, Chair and Seymour H. Knox Professor, Yale Department of English
Sermon notes by Jonathan Edwards

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Exhibition Gallery
Monday - Thursday: 9 am to 7 pm
Friday: 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday: 12 pm to 5 pm

Reading Room Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9 am to 6:45 pm
Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule