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Haas Arts Library Virtual Book Display: February: Black History Month

BIPOC in the Built

BIPOC design Wikipedia edit-a-thon February 22-26, 2021
Image by Temoco - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

Join Yale University Library in partnership with MIT Libraries the week of February 22 - 26 for the BIPOC in the Built Virtual Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Learn more about this campaign begun by MIT in 2020 and get editing to create and improve pages for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in the fields of art, architecture, art history, graphic design, activism, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban design, dance, and more.

No experience or deep content knowledge required! There will be Wikipedia editing training opportunities and the Yale and MIT libraries will help you find quality resources for research.

Come for any or all of the events throughout the week - just be sure to register! Daily schedule and RSVP links can be found here.


Black History Month 2021

February 1, 2021 marks 45 years of monthlong celebrations of and critical attention to African American culture, heritage, and experience in the United States. Explore some of our favorite Black artists, movers, and shakers from the the fields of visual arts and design, architecture, and drama. Most of the materials below are available online (don't forget to authenticate with your NetID!).

For more eye-popping visuals and new arrivals to the physical collection, check out our Instagram @yalehaasartslib all month long.