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FEBRUARY 2006 EVENTS

Many of the events this month are also in conjunction with African-American History Month.

Tours of the Larry Kramer Initiative materials in the Manuscripts and Archives collection
A discussion and display of materials documenting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer history and culture, acquired through the Kramer Initiative.

February 3
11:00 a.m. -12 noon
(Yale Library Staff only)
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Yale Library Staff only)

February 10
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
(open to the public)
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(open to the public)

Location: Manuscripts and Archives Collection, Sterling Memorial Library

February 8
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
"Separate and Unequal: Public Library Service to African-American Communities in the South from 1900-1954 (The Plessy Years)
"
A lecture by Jim Welbourne, City Librarian of New Haven and Director of the New Haven Free Public Library.
Location: Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall

Feb 10
5:30 p.m.
Yale University Library Staff International Party
Yale University Library staff celebration of the 75th anniversary of Sterling Memorial Library, featuring an array of international dishes and live music supplied by library staff members. Sponsored by the Library Staff Association, the YUL Diversity Council and Library Administrative Services
Location: Sterling Memorial Library Nave

February 16
4:30 p.m.
"A Reading a
nd Discussion with Jamaica Kincaid"
Critically acclaimed author of Annie John, A Small Place, My Brother, and Mr. Potter, Jamaica Kincaid will read selections from her latest book Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya.
Location: Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall followed by a reception from 6:00 - 7:00 pm with refreshments in the Memorabilia Room

Co-sponsored by African American Studies, African American Cultural Center, Agrarian Studies, American Studies, Beinecke Library, Calhoun College Master's Office, Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies, English, Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity, the Sterling Memorial Library, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies and the Whitney Humanities Center Working Group on Nationalisms and Empires.

February 17
2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
"William C. Bullitt, Jr., and Louise Bryant:  New Insights"
 
The symposium on Louise Bryant and William C. Bullitt, Jr., will celebrate the opening of their papers deposited by their daughter, Anne Moen Bullitt.  The invited speakers will talk about the significance of Bryant's papers, which have not been available to any of her biographers; Bullitt's diplomatic career in shaping American foreign policy; and a discussion of both sets of papers by the archivist who arranged and described them.
Location: Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall

Treasures of the African American Missions Collection
Guided tours of African American Missionary materials housed in the Day Missions Collection of the Yale Divinity Library

February 20
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
(Yale Library Staff only)
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m
. (Yale Library Staff only)

February 22
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
(open to the public)
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m
. (open to the public)

Location: Yale Divinity School Library

GENERAL INFORMATION

Tours:
Registrations are required for all tours.

Lectures:
All lectures are free and open to the public. No reservations required.

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