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African American Studies at Yale

The Beinecke library is pleased to announce that the Solomon Sir Jones film collection is now available for research; the films can be viewed online from the library's web page:  SOLOMON SIR JONES FILMS, 1924-1928. The Solomon Sir Jones films consist of 29 silent black and white films documenting African-American communities in Oklahoma from 1924 to 1928. The films measure 12,800 feet (355 min).
September 4, 2012
Congratulations to 2009 James Weldon Johnson Memorial Fellow Natasha Trethewey, the next Poet Laureate of the United States. New Laureate Looks Deep Into Memory
June 7, 2012
Zoe Mercer-Golden, Yale Class of 2013  Making a Cosmiconcept: The Negotiation of Authority in Jean-Michel Basquiat's Visual Art and Writing written for Professor Robert Stepto's course "American Artists and the African-American Book"
May 29, 2012
Rachel Kempf, Yale College Class of 2013  “Lost in the Zoo: The Art of Charles Sebree” written for Professor Robert Stepto's English 306 course, "American Artists and the African-American Book"
May 24, 2012

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