Yale Postdoctoral Trainees

Black Feminist Writing

Erica R. Edwards moderates a conversation about Black feminist authorship with 2023 Windham-Campbell Prize recipients Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Jasmine Lee-Jones, and Dominique Morisseau.
Co-hosted by the Black Feminist Collective at Yale University.

Windham-Campbell Prize Ceremony and Lecture by Greil Marcus

Yale University President Peter Salovey presents the 2023 awards in drama, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and legendary music critic Greil Marcus delivers the annual Windham-Campbell Lecture “Why I Write.”
Marcus will be introduced by Daphne Brooks, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, American Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Music at Yale.
The lecture will also be livestreamed on the Windham-Campbell YouTube channel.

Matthew Jacobson (Yale University), “Dancing Down the Barricades: Sammy Davis Jr. and the Long Civil Rights Era”

Join us for a conversation with Matthew Jacobson (co-director of the Yale Public Humanities Program and the Sterling Professor of American Studies, History & African American Studies at Yale) and Robin D. G. Kelley (the Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at the University of California, Los Angeles) on Professor Jacobson’s new book, “Dancing Down the Barricades: Sammy Davis Jr. and the Long Civil Rights Era, A Cultural History” (University of California Press, 2023).

Windham-Campbell Prizes Festival

The 2023 Windham-Campbell Prize recipients will be in residence on Yale’s campus from September 19-22 for a multi-day international literary festival during which they will share their work, engage in conversation on a range of subjects, and celebrate reading and the written word with the New Haven community.
The festival will feature a keynote address by American cultural critic and music journalist Greil Marcus.
The full schedule of talks, discussions, and readings is available at windhamcampbell.org.

VIRTUAL: YAAA Book Club Discussion - The New Black Woman: Loves Herself, Has Boundaries, and Heals Every Day

Join the Yale African American Affinity Group for a book club discussion of The New Black Woman: Loves Herself, Has Boundaries, and Heals Every Day by Marita Golden. Register by Friday, July 28th for your chance to win a free copy of the book!
Marita Golden, a prominent interviewee of Oprah Winfrey, wrote this mental and physical health guide for women to learn who they are, to set healthy boundaries, and to jump into health related fitness practices to balance out their daily lives.

Back to School Supply Drive 2023

Support the 2023 School Supply Drive. Needed school supplies include: pencils, erasers, 12” rulers, glue, composition notebooks, backpacks, binders, highlighters, markers, crayons, folders, and pens.
Drop off locations are listed on the flyer. Items can also be purchased on our Amazon wish list.
Donations will be distributed in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater New Haven on Thursday, August 24th from 4-6pm.

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