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Mondays at Beinecke: New Haven 1831 & What Could Have Been with Tubyez Cropper, Charles Warner, Jr., and Alvin Ashiatey

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A Mondays at Beinecke online gallery talk considering the story of the 1831 proposal for a college in New Haven that would have been America’s first HBCU. The talk is in conjunction with the release of a new documentary short film directed by Tubyez Cropper and narrated by Charles Warner, Jr., with design assistance from Alvin Ashiatey. Watch & share the short documentary on the Beinecke Library YouTube channel:

Mondays at Beinecke: The Literary Voice of Langston Hughes in American Music with Albert R. Lee

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Albert R. Lee is Associate Professor and Director of Equity, Belonging, and Student Life at the Yale School of Music, where he teaches a course on The Literary Voice of Langston Hughes in American Music. His Mondays at Beinecke presentation at 4pm on May 9 will be followed by half an hour of q&a and conversation from 4:30pm.

Mondays at Beinecke: Celebrating Thornton Wilder in the Archives

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April 17 marks the 125th anniversary of the birth, in 1897, of the illustrious American author, Thornton Wilder. To celebrate the occasion, Tappan Wilder, Thornton Wilder’s nephew and literary executor, and Melissa Barton, curator of drama and prose in the Yale Collection of American Literature, will discuss the Thornton Wilder Papers (

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