Claudia Rankine papers
- 1964 - 2021
- Rankine, Claudia, 1963- (Author)
Conditions Governing Access
Boxes 66-67 (born digital): Restricted fragile. Reference copies of electronic files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
29.67 Linear Feet (67 boxes)
Language of Materials
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
Other works by Rankine include The End of the Alphabet, Just Us, Nothing in Nature is Private, HELP, The White Card, Provenance of Beauty: A South Bronx Travelogue and Plot. Rankine has also coedited volumes including American Poets in the 21st Century: The New Poetics and The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind. With longtime collaborator John Lucas, she has created the "Situation" series and other film and video projects. Also, she founded and continues to curate the Racial Imaginary Institute, an interdisciplinary collaborative project focused on race.
Rankine has been awarded fellowships from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Lannan Foundation, the Academy of American Poets, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Also, as of 2020, she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Rankine has taught at many institutions including Yale University, Pomona College, Barnard College, University of Houston, University of Southern California, Case Western Reserve University, and New York University.
This collection received a basic level of processing, including rehousing and minimal organization.
Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- African American poets
- African American poets -- 20th Century
- African American poets -- 21st century
- American poetry -- African American authors
- Poetry -- Women authors
- Women authors -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Women poets, American -- 20th Century
- Women poets, American -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Women poets, American -- 21st century
- Women teachers
- Rankine, Claudia, 1963- (Author)
- Guide to the Claudia Rankine Papers
- by Rosemary K. J. Davis
- December 2021
- Description rules
- Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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