In conjunction with the exhibition Art and Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and his Worlds, at the Yale Center for British Art (YCBA), the YCBA and the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition are co-sponsoring a major international conference on The Legacies of Slavery and Emancipation: Jamaica in the Atlantic World on November
October 28, 2007
NEW Exhibition Netcast: Exhibition highlights by the curator (MP3)
September 20, 2007
Please join us for a poetry reading by Yusef Komunyakaa on Thursday, September 20, 4 pm. This event is free and open to the public. The Beinecke Library is located at 121 Wall Street, New Haven.
September 10, 2007
Photographic Proofs, A Graduate Student Conference “A photograph passes for incontrovertible proof that a given thing happened. The picture may distort; but there is always a presumption that something exists, or did exist, which is like what's in the picture.” – Susan Sontag   “But the proof of the pictures was in the reading. The photographs had to have their status as truth produced and institutionally sanctioned.” – John Tagg
July 11, 2007


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