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

Zoom webinar registration:
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:

Nathan Alan Davis: Windham-Campbell Prizes Virtual Festival

The sixth in a weekly series on Wednesdays at 12 noon ET featuring 2021 Windham-Campbell Prize Recipients in a 30-40 minute pre-recorded streaming video presentation featuring a live chat box, followed by a Zoom Q&A with that week’s featured writer. Future sessions include:
10/27 – Kate Briggs
11/3 – Dionne Brand
11/10 – The Windham-Campbell Lecture by US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo.

Mondays at Beinecke:"Conditions of Contingency - a Convening" with Kenturah Davis

Zoom webinar link:
Kenturah Davis will discuss her artist book, “Conditions of Contingency - a Convening” (2021).
Davis is an artist working between Los Angeles and Accra (Ghana). Davis earned her BA from Occidental College and MFA Yale University School of Art. Davis was an inaugural artist fellow at NXTHVN in New Haven, CT. More information at her website:

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