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Stage set with arabic script projected in white on black background. Man in Arabic dress stands with arms outstretched in front of animated image of a blue and yellow tree. Eleven people in long garments sit at his feet, six to his right and five to his left.
May 15, 2023
Omar Ibn Said, author of the only known surviving Arabic-language slave narrative written in the United States—whose portrait and correspondence are now on view at the Beinecke—is the subject of a new American opera.
Baseball player with white pin-stripe hat and uniform holds bat over right shoulder looking into distance. Red, white, and blue bunting is draped behind him in front of the stands. The crowd looks on, although faces are blurred.
May 8, 2023
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive continues its series into the summer months for free screenings of three more favorites.
Four students at a round table pose smiling for the camera; in the background are ten people at other round tables and a video display on wall that reads "Class of 2023"
May 1, 2023
Barbara Rockenbach, Stephen F. Gates ’68 University Librarian, and staff librarians celebrated graduating student workers with an afternoon event and bookplates.
Smiling woman with long wavy brown. hair and large white cat's-eye glasses, wearing a green, black and yellow jacket over a white blouse. She stands next to paned windows that shine light on her face.
April 27, 2023
On Wed., May 3, Ambre Dromgoole (MAR ’17) will tell the story of Roxie Moore, one of the influential Black female musicians featured in Dromgoole’s PhD dissertation.
Six people pose, from left to right, man with brown sweater and hands folded in front; woman with grey blazer and black and white checked skirt; bald man with beard and red checked flannel shirt; woman with long black hair, black turtleneck and red pants; woman with short hair and grey sweater and brown pants; woman with blonde hair, black top and jeans
April 26, 2023
Six recipients of the Beinecke Library Research Fellowships shared with audience members a quick glimpse of what they had discovered while mining the archives.
Black-and-white composite images showing four children, two men, and one woman in early twentieth-century style coats and clothing
April 25, 2023
As a member of a new international working group, the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies will help gather the United Kingdom’s testimony collections.
Red carpeted hallway with reflected light from side windows. Two bookcases on left display open books. A green, black, and red Godzilla film poster hangs on the wall. At right are a series of low cushioned stools.
April 25, 2023
The Yale Film Archive is now one of 94 world institutions with the “legitimate and primary” responsibility to preserve an original moving image collection.