New Exhibition: Elements of Style: Fashion and Form at the Beinecke on view January 19 through March 27, 201. Exhibition Opening Event: Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 4:00 pm "My Soul Finds Comfort in This False Hope" a talk by Maira Kalman. About the Exhibition
January 30, 2010
Natasha Trethewey, Poetry Reading Wednesday, November 18, 4:00 p.m. Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series Please join us for a reading by poet Natasha Trethewey on Wednesday, November 18, 4:00 p.m., at the Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street.
November 8, 2009
The Van Vechten Paradox: The Harlem Renaissance, A White Man, and His Black Story a lecture by James Weldon Johnson Fellow Emily Bernard Monday, June 1, 4:00PM on the Beinecke mezzanine, 121 Wall Street, New Haven
May 26, 2009
  The Duke Ellington Fellowship at Yale, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Yale School of Musi, and the Yale University Provost's Office present "Lift Every Voice and Sing" a performance in honor of the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at Beinecke Library.
March 27, 2008
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
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


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