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.
This month’s issue highlights the impact of library collections on research, how students are using the library with the return to on-campus learning, upcoming library events, and a new online exhibition about coeducation at Yale.
On Sept. 8, more than 200 students stopped by Sterling Memorial Library to write postcards for the University Archives about why they are excited to be on campus with in-person classes again. View an image gallery.
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge has been named the winner of Yale’s 2021 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry. The Bollingen Prize, established by Paul Mellon in 1949, is awarded biennially by the Yale University Library through the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library to an American poet for the best book published during the previous two years or for lifetime achievement in poetry. The prize includes a cash award of $165,000.
The renovated space, once home to Yale Library’s map collection, now has a screening room, viewing booths, video collections, offices, cold storage for film, and a film preservation suite to support conservation and research.
A four-generation Yale family has created a permanent endowment for Yale University Library’s Center for Science and Social Science Information, a gift that will support key university initiatives in the sciences and social sciences.