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Maria Luiza Film Screening and Q&A Session with Director, Marcelo Diaz

Join the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies at Yale University for a film screening and a Q&A session after the screening with the film director (Marcelo Díaz) of Maria Luiza. The Q&A session will be moderated by Prof. Margherita Tortora at Yale.
Maria Luiza is a documentary about Maria Luiza da Silva, the first transgender in the history of the Brazilian Armed Forces. After 22 years of work as a military, she was retired due to disability.

In-Person Food Drive to Benefit Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS)

The Asian Network at Yale is conducting a socially distant food drive on Tuesday, May 11th from 9:30-11:30 am, to help the Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS). Acceptable donations include nonperishable food and/or money in support of refugees and immigrants in Connecticut during this difficult time. Checks can be made payable to IRIS.
Please practice social distancing and wear masks at all times. We will have hand sanitizer available.

VIRTUAL: “Allen V. Farrow” – Sex, Lies, and Audiotape: A Conversation with Oscar-Nominated and Emmy-Winning Filmmaker Amy Ziering '90 MA

In conversation with Dr. Natasha Boas ‘96 PhD, Amy Ziering ‘90 MA, MPhil will discuss how her Yale graduate studies in comparative literature led to her successful career as a researcher, documentarian, and writer. She will also talk about “Derrida,” her 2002 film about the famous French philosopher and Yale professor Jacques Derrida, as well as her award winning documentaries “The Hunting Ground,” “The Invisible War,” “The Bleeding Edge,” “On the Record,” and most recently, “Allen v. Farrow.”

Mondays at Beinecke: Jonathan Edwards and Slavery with Kenneth Minkema

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Kenneth P. Minkema is the Executive Editor and director of the Works of Jonathan Edwards and Jonathan Edwards Center. (
For more on the Jonathan Edwards Collection in the Beinecke Library, see:…

Mondays at Beinecke: Voynich Manuscript with Lisa Fagin Davis, Raymond Clemens, Claire Bowern

Zoom webinar registration:
A discussion of Beinecke MSS 408, a mysterious, undeciphered manuscript (
Lisa Fagin Davis is executive director of the Medieval Academy of America. Raymond Clemens is curator of early books and manuscripts at the Beinecke Library. Claire Bowern is professor of linguistics at Yale.

Mondays at Beinecke: Ethiopic Manuscripts and Global Books with Kristen Herdman

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Kristen Herdman is a PhD Candidate in the Medieval Studies program. Her research interests are rooted in art historical approaches to manuscript studies, with special attention to fifteenth-century medieval devotional books and the complex relationship between text and image.

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