An April 20 oral history interview with gospel music luminary Kurt Carr is a milestone in the ongoing evolution of a key music library collection to support Yale’s new interdisciplinary program in Music and the Black Church.
The Yale Film Archive has received a grant to preserve Losing Ground , the 1982 masterwork of the late Kathleen Collins, a pioneering Black writer and filmmaker whose work was largely unseen for decades after her death in 1988 at the age of 46.
The first Yale Library Book Talk will feature historian and Pulitzer Prize winner Debby Applegate, author of Madam: The Biography of Polly Adler, Icon of the Jazz Age debut on March 2 at 4:30 pm. Online and open to all.
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.