Exhibits at the Library

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Dante and His Afterlives: “To See the Stars Again”

To mark the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death, Dante and His Afterlives displays Dante’s works and charts their reception across epochs and borders – from medieval commentaries to modern responses. The exhibit was curated by Professor Martin Eisner’s History 253 course.

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James Van Der Zee and Michael Francis Blake: Picturing Blackness in the 1920s

This exhibit highlights resonances between the work of James Van Der Zee and Michael Francis Blake, two African American photographers working in the 1920s at the height of the “New Negro Movement.”

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Highlights from the Rubenstein Library

Check out some of our newest acquisitions and initiatives. Items on display change throughout the year.

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Previous Library Exhibits

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