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 invisibiity, 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: Joseph Zordan ’19, student curator of Place, Nations, Generations, Beings: 200 Years of Indigenous North American Art, on view at the Yale University Art Gallery
October 21: Theresa Kauder, graduate student in Germanic Languages and Literatures, on artist Carl-Friedrich Claus (and maybe in relation to another artist
October 28: Ève Bourbeau-Allard, processing archivist, on Beyond Words and images:approaching the creative force of Gil J Wolman
November 4: Jill Campbell, professor of English, on Robinson Crusoe’s Many Lives.
November 11: Nadine Schwakopf, The Body is a Sound Factory’: Experiencing the Poetry of Henri Chopin
November 18: Nancy Kuhl, curator of the Yale Collection of American Literature, on “The Lost Birds of Audubon.”
November 25: No tea (Thanksgiving break)
December 2: Lucy Mulroney, associate director for collections, research, and education, on fall exhibitions