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Lectures and Readings

Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 10:45am

 

UPCOMING LECTURES and READINGS
 
John Ashbery, Poetry Reading 
Wednesday, September 20, 2006, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Battell Chapel, corner of College and Elm Streets 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
Simon Eliot, Lecture 
Thursday, October 5, 2006, 4:00 p.m. 
“Recovering the Contents: Public, Circulating and Pornographic Libraries in the UK 1857-1912” 
Beinecke Lectures in the History of the Book Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: kathryn.james@yale.edu 
 
Fanny Howe, Poetry Reading 
Wednesday, October 18, 2006, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
Meredith McGill, Lecture 
Thursday, November 2, 2006, 4:00 p.m. 
“Poetry in Motion: Lyric Circulation in the Antebellum U.S.” 
Beinecke Lectures in the History of the Book Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: kathryn.james@yale.edu 
 
Natasha Trethewey, Poetry Reading 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Co-sponsored by the African American Studies Program 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
PAST LECTURES and READINGS
 
A Talk by Terry Tempest Williams 
Friday, May 5, 2006, 4:30 p.m. 
Battell Chapel 
corner of College and Elm Streets 
For more information call: 203.432.2969 
 
Emanuel Hocquard and Keith Waldrop, Reading 
Tuesday, May 2, 2006, 4:00 p.m. 
Co-sponsored by the French Department 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: timothy.young@yale.edu 
 
Yale University Student Poets 
Wednesday, April 26, 2006, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
Leonard Marcus, Lecture 
Thursday, March 30, 2006, 4:00 p.m. 
“Charlotte’s Other Web: Children's Books and their History,” the 2006 Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children's Literature Lecture 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
For more information call: 203.432.2964 
 
James Green, Lecture 
Thursday, March 23, 2006, 4:00 p.m. 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
For more information call: 203.432.2964 
 
Elizabeth Alexander and Matthea Harvey, Poetry Reading 
Wednesday, February 22, 2006, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
Claudia Rankine, Poetry Reading 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
Cole Swensen, Poetry Reading 
Thursday, November 10, 2005, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
Kwame Davis and Marilyn Nelson, Poetry Reading 
Wednesday, November 9, 2005, 4:00 p.m. 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
For more information call: 203.432.2964 
 
Peter Gizzi, Poetry Reading 
Wednesday, October 26, 2005, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
Michel DeGuy, Poetry Reading 
Monday, October 3, 2005, 4:30 p.m. 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
For more information call: 203.432.2964 
 
Sherman Alexie, Poetry Reading 
Friday, September 16, 2005, 3:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
Allison Joseph, Poetry Reading 
Wednesday, April 20, 2005, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
Morris Cohen, Lecture 
Thursday, April 14, 2005, 4:00 p.m. 
“Reading on Vacation: Tauchnitz Reprints of English and American Authors” 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
For more information call: 203.432.2964 
 
Yale University Student Poets 
Tuesday, April 12, 2005, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
Ellis Schookman, Lecture 
Thursday, March 31, 2005, 4:30 p.m. 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
For more information call: 203.432.2964 
 
Rodrigo Toscano and Elizabeth Willis, Poetry Reading 
Tuesday, February 22, 2005, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
 
James Longenbach and Carl Phillips, Poetry Reading 
Thursday, February 10, 2005, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
For more information call: 203.432.2964 
 
Joseph Miller, Lecture 
Monday, February 7, 2005, 4:00 p.m. 
“The Problem of Slavery as History” 
This was the first annual David Brion Davis Lecture Series in the History of Slavery, Race, and its Legacies, sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance & Abolition. 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
For more information call: 203.432.2964 
 
Arthur Sze, Poetry Reading 
Tuesday, January 18, 2005, 4:00 p.m. 
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series 
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street 
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu 
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