James Weldon Johnson Fellow Emily Bernard's recent "Mondays at Beinecke" talk—about Carl Van Vechten, the Harlem Renaissance, and the creation of the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters—is now available online
January 26, 2017
PBS features environmental activist Rachel Carson on American Experience
January 19, 2017
Scholar David B. Hobbs has recently identified an unpublished typescript collection of poems by George Oppen: “21 Poems” by George Oppen (1930). The typescript was sent by Louis Zukofsky to Ezra Pound in 1930 can now be found in the Ezra Pound Papers Addition in the Beinecke Library
January 9, 2017
Announcing new scholarship by Lisa Monroe: “Making the American Syllabus: Hashtag Syllabi in Historical Perspective” at the African American Intellectual History Society
October 24, 2016
Announcing a new essay by art historian Barbara Bloemink: “Florine Stettheimer: Feminist Provocateur”
October 17, 2016
Congratulations Camille Owens on an Sterling Memorial Library exhibition of her research about 19th century black child prodigy “Bright” Oscar Moore.
October 5, 2016
New Scholarship: Corresponding Lives: Mabel Dodge Luhan, A. A. Brill, and the Psychoanalytic Adventure in America
Announcing new scholarship by Gallup Fellow Patricia R. Everett: Corresponding Lives: Mabel Dodge Luhan, A. A. Brill, and the Psychoanalytic Adventure in America.
October 4, 2016