Annual Preservation Lecture – Involuntary Secondary Permanence: Do many copies replace the one original?

Tuesday, November 4 at 3:30 p.m. Sterling Memorial Lecture Hall
Sponsored by Jack ’47 and Betsy O’Neill

Dr. Luciana Duranti, Chair and Professor, Archival Studies School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies, The University of British Columbia, The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

Offensive Vulgarity in an Age of Enlightenment

Thursday, October 23rd, 5:30 pm Yale Center for British Art Lecture Hall All are welcome to join us for the twenty-first Lewis Walpole Library Lecture, presented by Steve Bell, professional cartoonist, who will discuss Hogarth's continuing legacy for contemporary graphic satire, while also addressing the question of just how necessary it still is to offend. Steve Bell has been drawing political comic strips for a living since 1977. He is a proponent of the short form, typically four frames.

An Ecumenical Community of Students: Archival Documentation of Worldwide Student Christian Movements

This new exhibition at the Yale Divinity Library traces the history of ecumenical student Christian movements. It features archival documentation from the Library's extensive holdings in this area. Over the past 150 years these movements have provided community for Christian students and opportunities to engage with social issues of the time. http://www.library.yale.edu/div/exhibits/StudentChristianMovements.html

The Beinecke Library acquires papers of writers Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson

Archives of famous British literary couple add to holdings in 20th century British literature

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University just announced its acquisition of the papers of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, prominent figures in English arts and letters in the 20th century whose complex relationship was intimately recounted in the 1973 best-selling biography, “Portrait of a Marriage.”

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