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THE JAMES WELDON JOHNSON MEMORIAL LECTURE | 2011   A Reading & Conversation with New Yorker critic Hilton Als Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 4:00 pm
March 16, 2011
Talking Diaspora: Ophelia Settle Egypt's Interviews with Former Slaves and the Origins of the Social History of American Slavery A lecture by  Clare Corbould Beiencke Library A. Bartlett Giamatti Visiting Research Fellow Thursday 21st at 11:45am Yale African American Studies Department Room 201, 81 Wall Street
October 12, 2010
The Lester Blackwell Granger Paper (JWJ MSS 58) are available for  consultation by students and scholars. A description of the collection can be found online: Lester Blackwell Granger Papers JWJ MSS 58.
September 1, 2010
Lena Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010), photographed by Carl Van Vechten, September 15, 1941. Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; the permission of the Trust is required to reprint or use Van Vechten photographs in any way. To contact the Trust email: Van Vechten Trust.
May 10, 2010
Lyn Hejinian, Poetry Reading Tuesday, April 13, 4:00 pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
April 7, 2010
The Beinecke Library is pleased to announce a new exhibition, The Book Remembers Everything: The Work of Erica Van Horn, on view at the Library from January 13 to March 27, 2010, and as a web exhibition online.
January 19, 2010
For five decades, the photographer David Plowden of Winnetka, Illinois, has documented America’s vanishing landscapes and artifacts, his stunning black and white photographs forming an image of life in 20th-century urban and rural America.
January 15, 2010

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