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May 18, 2010
Yale University's  Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition and the Instructional Technology Group, have launched a web portal  designed to help researchers and Yale students find primary source material related to slavery and its legacies within the University's many libraries and galleries: Yale Slavery and Abolition Portal (
May 9, 2010
Sounds in the Silences: Jamaican Popular Music as a Response to the "Silence" of History By Garnette Cadogan, current Beinecke Visiting Fellow TOMORROW, May 7, 2010 at 1:30 pm Room 38, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 121 Wall Street Free and open to the public
May 6, 2010
Museums, Materials and Myths: H.D.’s Anthropoetics By Lisa Simon, current Beinecke H.D. Fellow Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 2:00 Room 38, Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Free and open to the public
April 21, 2010


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The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.

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Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm

The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.

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