African American Studies at Yale
On March 4, Beinecke, the Gilder Lehrman Center at Yale, and the departments of English and African American Studies are co-sponsoring a symposium on Austin Reed's The Life and Adventures of a Haunted Convict, a 19th-century memoir of Reed's life and eventual incarceration at New York's House of Refuge and the notorious Auburn State Prison. Participants will discuss Reed's work in the context of African American literature, and in African American captivity.
March 3, 2016
Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, will be speaking at Beinecke Library, at 1pm on Mary 1. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies' Endeavors Colloquium Series.
May 1, 2013
Kirsten MacLeod, “The ‘Librarian’s Dream-Prince’: Carl Van Vechten and America’s Modernist Cultural Archives Industry,” Information & Culture: A Journal of History, Volume 46, Number 4, 2011.
November 18, 2012
C. S. Giscombe, Poetry Reading Thursday, October 18th, 4:00pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
October 12, 2012
The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at the Beinecke Library is pleased to announce that the Richard Bruce Nugent Papers are now available for research. A detailed list of materials in the archive can be found here: Richard Bruce Nugent Papers (JWJ MSS 92).
October 8, 2012