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.
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 and Manuscript Library.
Francis and Donatich were among ten students who received the inaugural Y-Work Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student Employees at an April 30 reception hosted by Yale College Dean Marvin Chun.
In a new Yale history exhibit, photos, letters, artifacts, and other archival material bring alive the stories of notable Yalies, including:
Visiting Yale University or New Haven this summer? Don’t miss this wide range of exhibitions taking place at different locations within the Yale University Library. All are free and open to the public during regular library opening hours.
Thanks to a new partnership between the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research and the Fortunoff Video Archive at Yale University, researchers at both institutions can now access each other's extensive Holocaust testimony collections.
Scholars Sarah Garibova, Glenn Dynner, and Gabor Toth will present their recent research with the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at the first Hartman Fellowship Symposium on Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Sterling Memorial Library.
A Bass Library initiative to amplify underrepresented voices has generated a crowd-sourced reading list of books “by and about people of color”. Now, students and librarians are looking for ways to keep that list growing.
“We see a real community conversation unfolding, and we want to support that,” said Emily Horning, director of undergraduate programs at Bass Library.