The Week Ender: Happenings March 2-4

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


An illustration of a crowd, with a woman holding a "Freen Speech" sign.

Free Speech on Campus

Attend a panel discussion that will address the issues of balance between free speech and inclusivity on college and university campuses. Panelists will include five professors of law, who will visit Yale as Poynter Fellows in Journalism. Free. Rm. 101, Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High St. 4-6 p.m.

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A photo of a sleeping man and a woman unable to sleep in their bed.

Haruki Murakami’s ‘Sleep’

Catch the opening of a play based on the short story by acclaimed author Haruki Murakami. A housewife suffers a terrifying dream and stops sleeping, which leads her “to take risks and indulge in what is forbidden.” Tickets: $25-$50. Frederick Iseman Theater, 1156 Chapel St. 8 p.m.

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A photo of the musician Gregoire Maret.

Harp vs. Harp: Edmar Castaneda & Gregoire Maret

Enjoy the music of Edmar Castaneda on the harp and Gregoire Maret on the harmonica in a concert showcasing their musical range and imagination. Tickets: $10-$20. Morse Recital Hall, 470 College St. 7:30 p.m.

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A graphic with the world "Uncharted" overlaid on an image of the globe.

TEDxYale 2018: Uncharted

Experience the best of TED and Yale, as nine featured speakers and five student speakers share “their exploration of the uncharted.” Speakers include authors and researchers, activists and entrepreneurs. Tickets: $10-$15. Mary S. Harkness Memorial Auditorium, 333 Cedar St. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Musician Robert van Sice playing percussion.

Robert van Sice & Friends

Celebrate Robert van Sice’s 20 years at the School of Music as director of the Yale Percussion Group. He will be joined by students and alumni for the premiere of a new piece by alumnus Garth Neustadter, a performance of Steve Reich’s “Sextet,” and other works. Free. Morse Recital Hall, 470 College St. 7:30 p.m.

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A publicity photo from the film "Orlando," depicting actress Tilda Swinton in Elizabethan clothes..


Attend a screening of a film based on Virginia Woolf’s novel. A young nobleman, blessed with eternal youth by Queen Elizabeth I, moves through several centuries of British history, experiencing a variety of lives and relationships along the way. Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. 3 p.m.

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Photo of painting known as "The Paston Treasure."

The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known World

Join a docent-led tour of the exhibition that focuses on a painting that “defies categorization because it combines several art historical genres: still life, portraiture, animal painting, and allegory.” Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. 1 p.m.

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Musician Kyung Yu.

Kyung Yu

Listen to faculty violinist Kyung Yu perform a recital with pianist Melissa Rose. Free; register in advance. Morse Recital Hall, 470 College St. 3 p.m.

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A photo of actor Ethan Hawke from the film "First Reformed."

First Reformed

View Paul Schrader’s film, which stars Ethan Hawke as an ex-military chaplain who is tortured by the death of the son he encouraged to enlist in the armed forces. Followed by a discussion with the director. Free. Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. 4 p.m.

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