April 2020 News

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...
Yale Library Online Library Prizes
April 21, 2020
Yale University Library is seeking nominations for two annual senior essay prizes, each carrying a $500 award. Essays may be submitted for consideration by the student author or their faculty advisor no later than May 11, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.  The Harvey M. Applebaum ’59 Award is for a senior essay...
Covid-19 Library Update image
April 1, 2020
The Divinity Library is open to Divinity School students, staff, faculty, and professors with emeritus status who have received clearance to enter the Divinity Quadrangle. Yale ID holders from other parts of the University must request and receive advance permission from kath...