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photograph of filmmaker Willie Ruff
May 22, 2020
Our final in-person Treasures from the Yale Film Archive event of the spring was an evening of film and conversation with musician and filmmaker Willie Ruff '53 B.M., '54 M.M.A. In case you missed it—or want to hear more—we're pleased to present another in-depth conversation with Ruff, along with...
collage of women's faces from a Frank Mouris animated film
May 15, 2020
Join Treasures from the Yale Film Archive online for a conversation with Academy Award-winning animator Frank Mouris, in conjunction with the online debut of his first four short films. Direct precursors to his Oscar-winning Frank Film (1973), these four films were made while Mouris was a student...
May 8, 2020
Current circumstances have caused us to cancel several Treasures from the Yale Film Archive screenings, but that doesn't mean we can't continue to share Yale's excellent film resources with Yale students, faculty, and staff. If you're missing Treasures, please enjoy the streaming versions of select...
OHAM Director Libby Van Cleve with student workers in her office
May 5, 2020
During the month of April, library staff and projects were featured in multiple news outlets from the New York Times to Yale News. The coverage included: · The library’s Geographic Information Systems team is helping to track the spread of COVID-19 with sophisticated mapping techniques. The team,...
Two women raise their fists in Black Power salutes at the 1970 Mayday protests
April 30, 2020
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive is going online! To mark the 50th anniversary of the demonstrations around the New Haven Black Panther trials, be our guests for the preservation premiere of the documentary Mayday (1970), presented as a digital transfer of the Yale-preserved film, along with a...
Barbara Rockenbach head shot
April 24, 2020
Barbara Rockenbach, associate university librarian for research and learning at Columbia University Libraries, will succeed Susan Gibbons as the Stephen F. Gates ’68 University Librarian July 1. She began her library career at Yale as the second Kress Fellow in Art Librarianship in 1998 and...
April 22, 2020
Professor of Linguistics Claire Bowern has been selected to curate the second annual Bass Library Model Research Collection. Her project, to be displayed during the 2020-21 academic year, will explore the intersection of language and society. “Language is everywhere: it’s one of the key ways we...

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