12/9: Special preview of upcoming student exhibitions

December 7, 2015

All are welcome to join us on Wednesday, December 9th at 10:00 am for a preview presentation of the upcoming exhibit “Student Research at Yale University Library” in the Beinecke’s temporary classroom in Sterling Memorial Library. The Yale University Library is delighted to provide an opportunity to showcase exceptional undergraduate and graduate student research. Our students have access to some of the most remarkable collections in the world, and our talented and diverse staff is dedicated to supporting research and teaching at Yale through access to these exemplary resources.

The four exhibitions previewed will be "Dotonbori and Osaka’s Urban History" (John D'Amico '16, East Asia Studies), "Shocking Calumnies: The Angry Reader and the Early Modern Book" (Eve Houghton '17, English), "Just for the Record: Letters of a Columbia Executive" (Mary Jones GRD '18, Music), and "Othniel Charles Marsh and the Yale College Fossil Hunting Expeditions of 1870-1873" (David McCullough '17, American Studies). The student curators will be present to discuss their research topics, and visitors will have the opportunity to to examine materials from East Asia Studies Special Collections, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and more! A coffee and tea reception will follow at 11:00 a.m.