So many people came to see Andrea Wulf talk about her new book on Alexander von Humboldt that many others had to be turned away. But now you can watch her speak online!
On May 25 at 4 pm, Hugo Ribeiro da Silva will analyze the intersections between religion/church, race, and colonialism in the South Atlantic world, focussing on the different aspects of the Catholic Church in Angola and Brazil.
This exhibition, curated by Joyce Chaplin, showcases texts, maps, and illustrations from the library's collection that reveal the multiple and resonant meanings of air to the history of the Americas. This is the second of four special exhibitions on the classical four elements: earth, air, fire, and water.