Selected stories from the Beinecke Library, YaleNews, and external media outlets (the latter noted by source in parentheses after title of article).

  • A Celebration of New Writing

    October 13, 2008

    Young African American Poets: A Celebration of New Writing Poetry Readings by Evie Shockly, Douglas Kearney, and Amaud Jamal Johnson Tuesday, October 28, 4pm...
  • Gertrude Stein

    Yale University Collection Guides

    September 24, 2008

    Guides to Yale University’s extensive collections of research materials related to international Modernism and African American studies are now available from...
  • Celebrating Richard Wright

    September 10, 2008

    The James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection at the Beinecke Library will cosponsor a centenary celebration of Richard Wright’s writing and life on September...
  • Readings at Yale University, Fall 2008

    September 8, 2008

    All events are free and open to the public; additions and changes will be posted on line: . To...
  • Strange and wonderful news

    August 5, 2008

    Four 17th century broadsides from Beinecke collections. [full records can be found in the Beinecke Digital Library .]
  • A scrapbook and papers of Albert Tracy documenting his activities as a poet and artist from 1843-1892.

    Poet-Soldier Albert Tracy

    June 30, 2008

    The Beinecke Library has acquired a scrapbook and papers of Albert Tracy documenting his activities as a poet and artist from 1843-1892. Albert Tracy (1818-...
  • Blogs and Special Collections

    June 20, 2008

    Some of the creators and administrators of Beinecke Library blogs will be joining with other blogging special collections librarians and curators to present a...
  • Poems from Prison

    May 12, 2008

    Cell Song Night Music Slanted Light strike the cave of sleep. I alone tread the red circle and twist the space with speech. Come now, etheridge, don’t be a...
  • Lift Every Voice and Sing

    April 9, 2008

    In Battell, 1,000 voices lifted in tribute to MLK Reported by Robert Kruse; published Monday, April 7, 2008, Yale Daily News Photographs by Michael Marsland...
  • Palm Beach News

    August 15, 2007

    An alt-culture magazine from Basel, 1976-1982, (later renamed The Village Cry) focusing on fashion, film, music and strange phenomena, edited by photographer...