Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Beinecke Podcasts

The Beinecke Library produces podcasts of brief talks and interviews about collections and exhibitions, as well as recordings of some public events at the Library. A complete list of available podcasts is online here: Beinecke Library Blogs and Podcasts.

Selected Podcasts

Exhibitions and Collections

MP3 — Exhibition Podcast, Metaphor Taking Shape: Poetry, Art, and the Book

MP3Drawn to Enchant, an interview with Tim Young, associate curator, Modern Books and Manuscripts, about Drawn to Enchant: Original Children’s Book Art in the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection.

MP3 — Exhibition podcast, Documenting Slavery: Exhibition Highlights

Exhibition podcast, “Rudyard Kipling: The Books I Leave Behind,” a talk by David Alan Richards (a description of the exhibition is available online: Rudyard Kipling: The Books I Leave Behind); available from Yale University on iTunes U

Events

MP3 — Poet Charles Bernstein reading from his work in the Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series on October 16, 2007

MP3 — Canadian poet Christian Bok reading from his in November 2007

MP3 — Poet Graham Foust reading from his work in the Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series in November 2007

MP3 — Poet Elizabeth Robinson reading from her work in the Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series in November 2007

MP3 — Poet Frank Bidart reading from his work in the Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series in November 2007

MP3 — Poet Donald Hall reading from his work in the Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series in February 2008

Some Beinecke podcasts are also available from Yale University on iTunes U

Images: Photo of Kathleen Hurst, Eric Knight, and Iris Houston, from the Eric Knight Papers; photo of Yehuda Amichai, Lea Goldberg, Yosef Bar Yosef and others from the Yehuda Amichai Papers.

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