The Week Ender: Happenings Nov. 22 to 24

The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the University Friday-Sunday.


Attend a master’s tea with Ari Shapiro, NPR White House correspondent, and listen to Stories You Won’t Hear on the Radio. Free. Davenport College Master’s House, 271 Park St. 3 p.m.

Listen to the Elihu Yale Lecture, Leaks, Geeks, Peeks & Sneaks: The Battle for Privacy Rights, Government Secrecy & Freedom of the Press. It’s a Brave New Metadata World. Can 1st Amendment Rights Survive? James C. Goodale, former general counsel and vice chair of The New York Times, is often called the “father of the reporter’s privilege.” Free. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Ave. 5 p.m.


Take a docent-led Introductory Tour of the permanent collection of the Yale Center for British Art. Free. 1080 Chapel St. 11 a.m-noon.

Watch Yale play Harvard in The Game — the 130th time that the two football teams have squared off. For a little background, read “11 historic tidbits about The Game.” Yale Bowl, 81 Central Ave. Kick-off at noon.


Listen to Great Organ Music at Yale. Peter Planyavsky will play the music of Boely, Franck, Pierneé, Fuchs, and Schmidt. Free. Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. 8 p.m.

Exhibits showing throughout the weekend

See the exhibit Books of Secrets: Alchemy, Medicine and Magic, curated by students of Yale professor Paola Bertucci as part of her seminar “Spies, Secrets, and Science.” Books of secrets were cheap publications that divulged medicinal, alchemical, artisanal, and other kinds of “secrets” of nature and the arts, from the 16th to the 19th centuries. Free. Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, 333 Cedar St. Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., and Sunday 9:30 a.m.-midnight.

See the exhibition Withal the Craft: The Life and Work of Carl Purington Rollins. The exhibition explores the life and works of Yale’s first university printer, from his early days as printer for a utopian community in Massachusetts to his later work for Yale and numerous academic and graphic societies. Free. Robert B. Haas Family Library, Lower level, 180 York St. Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 2-11 p.m.