Lynn Hanke was honored at a University Library Council (ULC) ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Hanke Exhibition Gallery in Sterling Memorial Library, a project she and her husband, Robert Hanke ’60, made possible.
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.
Kenya Siana Flash, librarian for Political Science, Global Information, and Government Information at Marx Science and Social Science Library, was an exceptional and beloved social sciences librarian, colleague, teacher, and community member. She died Dec. 24 at the age of 41.
Established last year, Yale Library’s student advisory committee has provided input into library decision making throughout the pandemic and serves as a conduit for students to share their library-related questions and interests with staff.
The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies has established a temporary European outreach office at the headquarters of the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute to expand awareness and research use of the Yale Library collection of Holocaust testimonies.
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Tatjana Lorkovic, curator of Slavic and Eastern European collections from 1989 to 2014, led the reimagining of acquisitions and relationships with archives in the region.
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.