New Scholarship

The Beinecke Library is proud to support the American Literature in the World Conference at Yale University on Friday, April 11, 2014
April 5, 2014
Welcome Donald C. Gallup Fellow Michèle Mendelssohn, researching her project "Black Lilies: Race and the Cultural Politics of Decadence from Oscar Wilde to W.E.B. Du Bois"
March 26, 2014
Remarks made by Jae Jennifer Rossman, Assistant Director for Special Collections, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, at her recent "Monday's at Beinecke" presentation: "Ambrotypes, Entomology, and Ostrich Feathers: Tracing the Origins of the Color Forecasting Industry"
March 10, 2014
Welcome Edith and Richard French Fellow Kimberly Lamm, researching her project "A Sense of Arrangement: Feminist Aesthetics in Contemporary Poetry"
March 4, 2014
Kelefa Sanneh reviews recent books about Carl Van Vechten in the New Yorker.
February 16, 2014
Scholar Maren Stange explores “Richard Wright’s African Photographs” in a new publication.
February 16, 2014
A new book about Carl Van Vechten by Edward White
January 27, 2014


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