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The Yale Review Spring Festival: Panel Discussion with Garth Greenwell, Meghan O'Rourke, and others

The Yale Review presents a panel discussion with the author and critic Garth Greenwell, TYR’s Editor-in-Chief Meghan O’Rourke, and other special guests.
Presented as part of The Yale Review’s Spring Festival.
Co-sponsored by the Yale English Department, Yale Institute of Sacred Music, and the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

Lost for Three Hundred Years: Identifying and Explaining an Isaac Newton Notebook

Scott Mandelbrote, Director of Studies in History and Perne Librarian at Peterhouse, Cambridge, will discuss the discovery of Isaac Newton’s notebook from the late 1670s, by John Wickins, Newton’s friend and contemporary at Trinity College, Cambridge. This talk will discuss how the notebook was acquired for the Cambridge University Library, its significance for their collections and the study of Newton’s career in the history of science, and how the book trade uncovers new historical knowledge and importance of collecting for institutions.

Incarceration and Imagination

A symposium at Yale University
Free and open to the public
Prison has become the punitive shadow to all the major institutions of modernity. How has contemporary mass incarceration shaped inner life, public spectacle, moral possibilities? How does writing from inside and outside prison walls help us imagine a future beyond the carceral state. This day-long symposium in the Humanities Quadrangle at Yale—featuring scholars, prison education advocates, writers, and more—is free and open to all.

Exhibition Curators' Talk: "Subjects and Objects: Slavic Collections at Yale, 1896–2022"

Please join us to celebrate the opening of “Subjects and Objects: Slavic Collections at Yale, 1896–2022,” which is on view in the Hanke Exhibition Gallery, Sterling Memorial Library.
Curators Anna Arays and Liliya Dashevski will discuss their exhibition and will be available for questions and conversation over light refreshments afterward.
No registration is necessary.
Note: Please see the library’s COVID updates to current public health protocols: https://library.yale.edu/news/covid-library-updates

Windham-Campbell Festival: Turner Turned Inside Out

Winsome Pinnock’s most recent play, Rockets and Blue Lights, takes the audience on a deep dive into J. M. W. Turner’s painting “The Slave Ship,” asking questions about received and shared history. She is joined by past prize recipient Branden-Jacobs Jenkins in a discussion about how theater can help us look more fully into history.
A complementary display of works by J. M. W. Turner, including sketchbook drawings and color studies, finished watercolors, and prints, will be on view in the Yale Center for British Study Room that day.

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