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
Congratulations to the 2013-2014 Visiting Fellows
April 11, 2013
Charles Wright, hailed as one of the leading American poets of his generation, has been named the winner of Yale’s 2013 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry.
February 19, 2013
Christian Wiman Joins Yale Faculty:
January 11, 2013
BEINECKE VISITING FELLOW TALK What Will Lettrism Turn Out to Be? Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm Beinecke Library, Room 39
December 4, 2012
All We Know: Three Lives by Lisa Cohen, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux Esther Murphy was a brilliant New York intellectual who dazzled friends and strangers with an unstoppable flow of conversation. But she never finished the books she was contracted to write—a painful failure and yet a kind of achievement.
November 18, 2012
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


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