December 2019 News

December 9, 2019
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive invites you to join us for the Orson Welles masterpiece Citizen Kane, as well as several films by women directors presented in conjunction with 50WomenAtYale150 as part of a year-long celebration of women filmmakers. Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941) 7 p.m....
illuminated page from 16th century Italian Law book
December 8, 2019
The catalog for a Yale law library exhibition on representations of authority in early modern Venice has received a 2019 publication award from the American Association of Law Libraries for “a significant contribution to scholarly legal literature”. The exhibition, Representing the Law in the Most...
December 5, 2019
A new exhibition at Sterling Library, “From East to West: The History of the Chinese Collection at Yale 1849-2019,” illuminates the 170-year history of a collection that is intertwined with the growth of Yale Library and even influenced the architectural decoration of Sterling Memorial Library....
Dr. Luce A. Klein at a gallery opening for a Philippe Halsman exhibit, circa 1975. Photographer unknown.
December 5, 2019
Luce A. Klein, co-founder of Spoken Arts, Inc., passed away on 11 January, 2019.  Along with her family, we mourn the loss of one who, with her husband, Arthur, established in 1956 the recording company that pioneered the recording of literary works, paving the way for audiobooks industry we know...