From Lists to Links: New Directions in Black Bibliography

November 14-15, 2019

Thurs. Nov. 14:  Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall, Yale University

10:00 am:

Registration and Welcome

E.C. Schroeder, Director, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

10:30 am:

The Black Bibliography Project: Who We Are, Where We Are, Where We’re Going

Jacqueline Goldsby, Yale University and Meredith McGill, Rutgers University, co-directors

The Metadata Team:
Melissa Barton, Beinecke Library
Brenna Bychowski, Beinecke Library
Mark Custer, Beinecke Library 
Audrey Pearson, Beinecke Library 
Timothy Thompson, Yale University Library

11:45 am:

Hiding in Plain Sight: What Curators Know about Black Books that You Don’t

Cheryl Beredo, Schomburg Library
Melissa Barton, Beinecke Library
Beverly Cook, Chicago Public Library
Delisa Minor Harris, Fisk University Library

1:00 pm:

Light lunch

2:00 pm:

Lists, Links, and Arguments: What Literary Critics Can Do with Bibliography

Gabrielle Everett, Brandeis University
Kinohi Nishikawa, Princeton University
Sarah Robbins, Yale University
Derek Spires, Cornell University

3:15 pm:

Coffee Break

3:30 pm:

Digital Tools, New Narratives: What New Media Can Do for Black Studies

Elizabeth Watts Pope, American Antiquarian Society, Black Self-Publishing
Jim Casey and Brandi Locke, University of Delaware, Colored Conventions Project
Maryemma Graham, Jade Harrison, and Hamza Rehman, University of Kansas, Black Book Interactive Project
Cecily Marcus, University of Minnesota Libraries, Umbra Search
M. Cristina Patuelli, Pratt Institute, Linked Jazz

5:00 pm:

Reception at the Beinecke Library
Co-sponsored by The Bibliographical Society of America

Friday, November 15: Beinecke Library, Yale University

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm:Workshop on Descriptive Bibliography
Learn more here

Registration is free, but seating is limited.

Generously supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Rutgers University, and Yale University