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Yale University Library News, Events and Exhibits: Global Faces of the Yale Library: 2006-2007 Season of Library Events Global Faces of the Yale Library: 2006-2007 Season of Library Events

All lectures are free & open to the public & will be in Sterling Memorial Library’s Lecture Hall unless otherwise specified. More details of all events can be found at: Global Faces of the Yale Library Events

SEPTEMBER: 28th 1:30pm
New Knowledge Frontiers in a Flat World: A Campus Perspective
Professor William Hoffman, University of Minnesota

OCTOBER: 26th, 10am
Information Societies: Players, Expectations, Challenges - a Yale World Fellows lecture.
Garentina Kraja Kosovo (Correspondent, Associated Press), Ezzat Ibrahim Youssef Egypt (Deputy Head, Political Department, Al-Ahram), Balázs László Szekfu Hungary (Advisor to the Minister of Economy and Transport, Government of Hungary)This event will be followed by an informal reception.

The American Musuem of Natural History’s Margaret Mead Traveling Film & Video Festival Oct 7th-14th. For full details of festival:

NOVEMBER: 2nd, 11am
Library Development in Developing Nations
Barbara Aronson, Program Manager HINARI

DECEMBER 5th 3-5pm
International Library Fellowships at Yale: Close Encounters and Future Perspectives

JANUARY: 30th, 3:30pm
READ Global: Changing the World
Dr. Antonia Neubauer, Founder & President of READ Global. This event will be followed by an informal reception.

FEBRUARY: 23rd at 12 noon
We Return...We Return: Memory and Citizenship Claims in the Long Civil Rights Era
Professor Jonathan Holloway, Professor of African American Studies & American Studies & Master of Calhoun College, Yale University

MARCH: 29th 2pm
Yale and Iraq, Iraq and Yale
Professor Benjamin Foster, Laffan Professor of Assyriology and Babylonian Literature and Curator of the Yale Babylonian Collection

APRIL: 19th at 2pm
Before You Go: Preparation for Crossing Cultures
Jane Edwards, Associate Dean for International Affairs, Yale College

MAY: 4th 2pm
A World Connected: How Traders, Preachers. Warriors and Adventurers Shaped Globalization
Nayan Chanda, Editor Yale Global Online & Director of Publications for the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization . Reception & book signing to follow.

JUNE: 29th 5pm
African Missionary Photography in the Nineteenth Century: Liberating or Enslaving?
T. Jack Thompson - Director of the Center for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World, School of Divinity, Edinburgh University

All tours will begin in Sterling Memorial Library unless otherwise specified. Registration required as places are limited. Please email to reserve your place & to receive details.

OCTOBER: Highlights of the Near Eastern Collection
Wed 11th at 11am and 3pm (library staff only)
Wed 18th at 11am and 3pm (public)

NOVEMBER: Highlights of the Latin American Collection
Wed 8th at 11am and 3pm (library staff only)
Wed 15th at 11am and 3pm (public)

DECEMBER: International Music: Highlights of the Music Library’s Historical Sound Recordings and Special Collections
Wed 6th 11am and 3pm (library staff only)
Wed 13th 11am and 3pm (public)

JANUARY: Collection Highlights from the YCBA including: Reference Library & Photo Archive, Rare Books & Manuscripts & Prints & Drawings Collections. Location: Yale Center for British Art
Wed 10th 11am and 3pm (library staff only)
Wed 24th 11am and 3pm (public)

FEBRUARY: Highlights of the African Collection
Wed 7th at 11am and 3pm (Library staff only)
Wed 14th 11am and 3pm (public)

MARCH: Maps of the World
Wed 7th at 11am and 3pm (library staff only)
Wed 14th at 11am and 3pm (public)

APRIL: Highlights of the East Asian Collection Wed 18th at 11am and 3pm (library staff only)
Wed 25th at 11am and 3pm (public)

MAY: Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies: Globalization of a Local New Haven project Wed 9th at 11am and 3pm (library staff only)
Wed 16th at 11am and 3pm (public)

JUNE: Christianity as a World Religion: Highlights of the Divinity Library
Location: Yale Divinity Library
Wed 20th at 11am and 3pm (open to all)


Sterling Memorial Library Open House Days - September 30th & April 14th

International Party (library staff only) - February 23rd 5-8pm

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