April 2019 News

Manuscripts and Archive reading room looking toward Gates Classroom
April 26, 2019
During the 2019 Reunion weekends, Yale University Library's Manuscripts and Archives  in Sterling Memorial Library will host an open house and display of archival materials in the Gates Classroom. In addition, the library will offer alumni tours of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the...
April 25, 2019
Join us for Jane Austen's story of Emma Woodhouse, as adapted for the screen by writer and first-time director Douglas McGrath. "A fine cast, speedy pacing, and playful direction make this a solid contender for the Austen sweepstakes," writes critic Ken Eisner of Emma, which won an Oscar for its...
Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound
April 22, 2019
The Music Library has setup trials for two new databases that we are considering subscriptions to for the Yale Community. To help us determine whether we should subscribe to these new resources, we would like to hear from you! Please send any feedback you might have to musi...
April 16, 2019
Join us for a free screening of Wrestle, a new documentary by Suzannah Herbert and Lauren Belfer, followed by a discussion with the filmmakers along with New Haven Wrestling head coach Marcello Catapano and Jaylin Houston, 2019 CIAC State Open heavyweight champion. Wrestle is an intimate, inspring...
April 16, 2019
Musical theater and mockumentary take center stage in Waiting for Guffman, the 1996 ensemble comedy from director Christopher Guest. This "madcap gem" (in the words of Owen Gleiberman) was described by Kenneth Turan as "a sly and gleeful comedy showcase that pokes clever fun at the American musical...
April 8, 2019
Join us as we welcome the Emmy-winning Yale graduate and New Haven native Nick Doob '69 for a screening and discussion of four of his newly-preserved films. In 2016, the Yale Film Study Center was awarded a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation to preserve three shorts Doob made...