Yale University Library News

An apothecary carrying medicines on his body.
What did a pharmacy look like in Europe, between 1500 and 1800? What kind of activities took place within its walls? Who were the pharmacists? What kind of drugs did they make, and where did the...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 27, 2018 - 1:38pm

Playwright Itamar Moses
Playwright Itamar Moses ’99 with Yale faculty Daniel Egan (Music and Theater Studies), Shiri Goren (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations), and Travis Zadeh (Religious Studies).  A panel...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 27, 2018 - 1:02pm

Portrait of a man with a large tumor
Jean Bolognia, MD, and Irwin Braverman, MD, will present nine patients of Dr. Peter Parker (YC 1831, YMS 1834) as portrayed in the Historical Library’s paintings by Lam Qua. A medical missionary,...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 27, 2018 - 12:33pm

Jane Davis Doggett a Yale architect known for her wayfinding systems.
If you enter an airport today, you will almost certainly see the design concepts of Jane Davis Doggett ’56 MFA in action. Doggett attended what was then called the Yale School of Architecture and...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 23, 2018 - 11:24am

Beatrix Farrand walking in the gardens she landscaped at Yale
Please join us on Thursday, March 29 at 3 pm in the CSSSI 24-Hour Space for a celebration of the life and legacy of Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959). Farrand, the only founding woman member of the...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 19, 2018 - 8:55am

Woman playing the lute
The Gilmore Music Library holds many remarkable scores, books, and images of guitar and lute music. Our online exhibit, Treasures of Guitar and Lute Music from the Gilmore Music Library, spans more...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 9, 2018 - 4:38pm

Join us on March 8, 2018, 2-3 PM in the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall, for a Yale Day of Data Spring Series talk by linguist Stephanie Fielding. Fielding's algorithmic work allows for the...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 5, 2018 - 9:22am

Book by Samuel Moyn, Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World
The age of human rights has been kindest to the rich. Even as state violations of political rights garnered unprecedented attention due to human rights campaigns, a commitment to material equality...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 5, 2018 - 9:15am

Whiteboard with favorite African American Artists listed for Black History Month
A Bass Library initiative to amplify underrepresented voices has generated a crowd-sourced reading list of books “by and about people of color”. Now, students and librarians are looking for ways to...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 1, 2018 - 3:52pm

Cover of the book Iran: A Modern History by Professor Abbas Amanat, this month's Arts and Humanities Book Talk.
This history of modern Iran is an ambitious exploration of the story of a nation. It offers a revealing look at how events, people, and institutions are shaped by currents that sometimes reach back...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on February 6, 2018 - 3:45pm

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