A weekly series of insightful, engaging, informal talks on materials from the Beinecke Library’s collections and exhibitions, followed by tea on the library mezzanine. Mondays at Beinecke talks take place during the academic year; note: no talks during recesses.
Speakers this semester include….
September 9: Kevin Repp, curator of modern European books & manuscripts, on fall exhibition, “Beyond Words”
September 16: Kerri Sancomb, exhibits production manager, and Megan Czekaj, library exhibits technician, on fall exhibition, “Beyond Words”
September 23: Michael Morand, Beinecke Library communications director, on the visibility, and invisibility, of women at the origins of New Haven and of Yale and its library collections
September 30: Ken Minkema, executive editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards and of the Jonathan Edwards Center & Online Archive: “The Edwards Manuscripts at Yale, Old, and New”
October 7: Morgane Cadieu, assistant professor of French, on fall exhibition, “Drafting Monique Wittig”
October 14: Students curators on Place, Nations, Generations, Beings: 200 Years of Indigenous North American Art, on view at the Yale University Art Gallery November 1, 2019 - June 21, 2020
October 21: Theresa Kauder, a graduate student in Germanic Languages and Literatures, on artist Carl-Friedrich Claus
October 28: Ève Bourbeau-Allard, processing archivist, on Gil Wolman
November 4: Jill Campbell, professor of English, on Daniel Defoe
November 11: Kevin Repp, curator of Modern European Books & Manuscripts, on concrete Poetry sound piece
November 18: Nancy Kuhl, curator of the Yale Collection of American Literature, on John James Audubon’s Birds of America
November 25: No tea (Thanksgiving break)
December 2: Lucy Mulroney, associate director for collections, research, and education, on the Beinecke’s exhibition philosophy and programming