After commencement, students, faculty and other patrons of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library will not be able to step foot in the building for 16 months. Because the library is being renovated, its nexus will temporarily shift to Sterling Memorial Library, to be housed in the Franke Family Reading Room in Sterling Memorial Library.
This week at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, from August 11-19, an interdisciplinary team is at work on a multispectral imaging project to facilitate the study of a 15th century world map by cartographer Henricus Martellus. The map likely influenced Christopher Columbus and is representative of his geographical views.
This is the second year the prize has been offered. In 2013, nine writers, aged 33 to 87, were selected.
As a work of art at a major institution of higher education, one of of the first rites Habakuk must endure is a debate on its significance and identity within the ethnography of campus culture. In honor of the sculpture’s official induction in the Yale landscape, XC explored this context by asking various Yalies, “What does Habakuk mean?”