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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: https://youtu.be/gmXF3N62Olo
A roundtable discussion with Robin D.G. Kelley, Derecka Purnell, and Garrett Felber
Moderated by Elizabeth Hinton
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Will you be our Valentine?
Join us as library staff and friends will share some lively selections of love letters and valentines from the collections for you.
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.
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Claire Barnes, a graduate student at Yale Divinity School, pursuing a Masters of Arts in Religion and Ecology, will discuss materials from the Rachel Carson Papers at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Zoom webinar link: https://bit.ly/3oWTayv
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: http://www.kenturah.com/-bio
Zoom webinar registration: https://bit.ly/3Fks8GO
A conversation flowing from “Dear Ron and Pat: Letters from Joe Brainard,” a case study drawn from the Ron Padgett Papers and part of the current exhibition, “Road Show: Travel Papers in American Literature,” curated by Nancy Kuhl.