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Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion

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Black man and children being  served at an ice cream stand under a sign reading "colored". A sign above another window reads "white" .
November 9, 2021
Yale University Library’s Beinecke Library has acquired a collection of more than 200 prints by renowned American photographer Gordon Parks. The prints constitute one of the largest collections of the photographer’s work available for study in an institution.
An older Apache woman and a young Apache girl sit in a field of yellow flowers
November 9, 2021
To mark Native American Heritage Month, the Yale Film Archive is recommending six documentary films, available to faculty, students, and staff through the library’s streaming video services.
Man with a broom and a basket
October 7, 2021
The 23rd annual conference of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition will present the in-process research findings of the Yale and Slavery Research Group. The online event is free and open to all.
Three men sitting in front of building with arched doorways and domes
August 23, 2021
The short documentary , James Baldwin: From Another Place, was shot by Sedat Pakay MFA ’68 in 1970 when Baldwin was living in exile in Turkey.
A black and white photograph of Yale art students standing at easels paitning a live model
July 9, 2021
Payroll records, travel photos, diaries and memoirs are just some of the primary sources featured in this online exhibition that presents a chronology of women’s presence at Yale by honoring women—named and unnamed—whose heroic efforts have enriched the university.
Black and white photo of Yale filmmakers standing around a movie camera mounted on a tripod
June 17, 2021
Film director and screenwriter Alexis Krasilovsky ’71—a member of Yale’s first coed graduating class —interviewed Andy Warhol and other avant-garde artists for her 1971 film, End of the Art World .
April 29, 2021
Scholars collaborating across three continents are deciphering a rare eighteenth-century Japanese manuscript at Yale University Library to reveal a tragic—and likely true—love story between two male samurai warriors.