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April 8th, 4pm Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall Moderated by Judith Schiff, Chief Research Archivist at Yale University Library, this panel will reflect on the university’s role in the era of student activism and the Black Panthers. It coincides with the exhibition currently on view in...
Asian Film Online is an online streaming video collection of nearly 600 narrative feature films, documentaries, and shorts. With Asian voices addressing Asian issues, and through works selected by Asian film experts, the collection offers highly relevant perspectives and insights. Its themes—...
A flash mob of dancers took over the nave of Sterling Memorial Library (a.k.a. “The Heart of the University”) at 10 a.m. on April 29 to the tune of Macklemore's hit "Thrift Shop." The library-organized event drew 40 performers from across the University. Undergraduates, graduate students,...
The Lewis Walpole Library will offer two master classes this summer, one in August and one in early September. Graduate students are invited to register for one or for both. As space is limited, early registration is encouraged. For questions or more information please write to Cynthia Roman...
Scholarly detective work has revealed that an 1858 manuscript, housed at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, is the earliest-known prison memoir written by an African American. Acquired by the Beinecke in 2009, the book-length manuscript, titled “The Life and Adventures of a Haunted...
As seen through the eyes of survivors, witnesses, and rescuers who had experiences similar to Anne Frank's, this program takes the viewer beyond the hiding place and the Diary. The testimony excerpts follow the path of the Frank family: their move from Germany to Holland; the German invasion; going...
The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Lillian Goldman Law Library at the Yale Law School recently acquired the Anthony Taussig Collection of English Legal Manuscripts and Printed Books, an extraordinary collection of English manuscripts and printed books from the 13th through...

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