From May 6-7, the Yale University Library will be hosting a symposium on the history of horror on video tape. It will investigate connections between the emergence of the prerecorded video industry and the development of the horror and exploitation genres and will offer a space to discuss the kinds of work that the newly acquired Yale VHS Horror and Exploitation Collection might facilitate. There are various events over the course of the symposium, as follows:
All are welcome to join us for the annual Yale University Library preservation lecture at 3:30 pm on Thursday, May 5 at the new Center for Preservation and Conservation at 344 Winchester Ave, New Haven, CT. The lecture is sponsored by a gift from Jack O’Neill ’47 and Betsy O’Neill.