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Dr. Lindsay Twa

Augustana College, SD

 

Dr. Lindsay Twa is Assistant Professor of Art at Augustana College, SD, where she teaches a range of art history courses and directs the Eide/Dalrymple Gallery, curating 7 exhibitions per year and managing a permanent art collection of over 3500 objects. She received a B.A. in studio art and music from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in art history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on the black diaspora and exchanges between African-American artists and the Caribbean, particularly Haiti. Dr. Twa is currently completing research for a book, tentatively titled When Haiti was in Vogue, an examination of representations of Haiti and cultural exchanges with the United States. While in residence at the Beinecke Library, she will be focusing particularly on the role of tourism and transnational activism between Haiti and the United States, focusing particularly on the James Weldon Johnson Papers and the Walter Francis White and Poppy Cannon Papers.

A. Barlett Giamatti Fellowship
When Haiti was in Vogue
2009-2010
Visiting Fellow
2009–2010

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

The exhibition gallery and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.

Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be

Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule