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 Street Corner Stories, an iconic 1977 documentary produced by filmmaker Warrington Hudlin during the seventies in New Haven.
August 17, 2018
The Yale Film Study Center has been awarded a $24,000 matching grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation to preserve Street Corner Stories, an iconic 1977 documentary produced by filmmaker Warrington Hudlin ’74 in New Haven. In Hudlin’s film, convenience store employees, customers, Yale...
August 16, 2018
Join us for the fifth year of Treasures from the Yale Film Archive, which begins with five great films in 35mm this fall. TO CATCH A THIEF (Alfred Hitchcock, 1955) 2pm Sunday, September 9 MEDIUM COOL (Haskell Wexler, 1969) Co-presented with the Democracy in America series 7pm Saturday, September 29...
Bishop Berkeley (1685-1753)
August 16, 2018
The three cases in this exhibit take viewers on a journey through the founding and development of Berkeley Divinity School (BDS), including the institution’s origins in Middletown, its various relocations, and its administrative leadership over the years. On display until December 21, 2018.
The Prospector
August 16, 2018
This exhibit spotlights twelve publications written, edited and produced between 1965 and 1971 by students of Andover Newton Theological School, Berkeley Divinity School and Yale Divinity School. On Display until December 21, 2018.
August 10, 2018
Two students who work in the library are among the first recipients of a new university award recognizing their contributions.  Jaster Francis ’20 is a work leader in collections maintenance at Sterling Memorial Library. Raffi Donatich ’19 is a student research assistant at the Beinecke Rare Book...
Two students from the New Haven Promise Internship Program
August 10, 2018
Yale University Library has been selected to receive the first annual Ivy Award from New Haven Promise, a program that provides scholarships and career development support to graduates of New Haven schools. The award, which will be presented at the group’s annual Scholar Celebration on Aug. 16,  ...
[Figure from Book I. Elucidations]. Oliver Byrne. The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid: In Which Coloured Diagrams and Symbols Are Used Instead of Letters for the Greater Ease of Learners. London: William Pickering, 1847: p. xxiv.
August 7, 2018
September 17-December 14, 2018 Douglas R. Hofstadter writes in his 1979 book Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid that “there is something clean and pure in the abstract notion of number, removed from counting beads, dialects, or clouds” (p. 56). And yet, numbers are necessarily bound up...

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