The Week Ender: Happenings Nov. 2-4

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


Jamil Anderlini, Asia editor for the Financial Times.

China 2049 — New Era or New Threat

Listen as President Peter Salovey and other experts talk about defining a long-term strategic agenda for U.S. relations with China. Panelists will include Nuno Monteiro, associate professor of political science and director of international security studies; Stephen Roach, senior fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs; Jing Tsu, professor of East Asian languages and literatures and comparative literature; and Aleh Tsyvinski, the Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics. Jamil Anderlini, Asia editor for the Financial Times, will moderate. Free. Rm. 2400, Edward P. Evans Hall, 165 Whitney Ave. 4 p.m.

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A scene from "A Clockwork Orange," depicting a young male holding up a glass of milk.

A Clockwork Orange

View a screening of Stanley Kubrick’s film that follows the teenage Alex and his gang of “droogs” on a trail of rape, murder, and “ultraviolence” leading to his eventual psychological “rehabilitation.” Free. Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. 7 p.m.

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A robot performing surgery on a patient.

Artificial Intelligence & Robotics in Medicine

Attend a conference that will address a broad range of questions at the intersection of medicine, robotics, and artificial intelligence, including the regulatory challenges of telemedicine, the privacy implications of these technological developments, and the impact of these challenges on health care disparities, costs, and doctor-patient relationships. Free. Sterling Law Buildings, 127 Wall St. All day.

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Members of A Different Drum Dance Company.


Enjoy A Different Drum Dance Company’s fall showcase of original student choreography. The group will perform dance numbers with comedic interludes. Free; reserve tickets through eventbrite. Morse Crescent Theatre, 304 York St. 2 p.m. & 6 p.m.

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A stylized poster depicting an overhead view of a man sitting on the ground, surrounded by tree branches.

The Prisoner

Experience the new drama from two-time Tony Award winner Peter Brook and his longtime collaborator Marie-Hélène Estienne that examines the complexities of crime, justice, and compassion in a new international production. The play will continue through Nov. 17. Tickets: $12-$92. Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel St. 8 p.m.

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Two characters on stage, one sitting with a brown bag over his head, the other, a female, standing behind him gesticulating.

Yale Opera: Fall Scenes

Attend a performance of scenes from celebrated comic and tragic operas, including Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” Thomas’ “Hamlet,” Donizetti’s “Roberto Devereux,” and Offenbach’s “The Tales of Hoffmann.” Tickets: $5-$12. Morse Recital Hall, 470 College St. 7:30 p.m.

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Diplomat and author Omar Ghobash.

Engaging the Muslim Youth in the 21st Century

Listen to a talk by diplomat and author Omar Ghobash, followed by a discussion with Abdul-Rehman Malik, postgraduate associate at the Council on Middle East Studies and 2017 World Fellow. Comments by Zareena Grewal, associate professor of American studies, Middle East studies, and religious studies, and Kishwar Rizvi, professor of Islamic art and architecture and chair of the Council on Middle East Studies. Free. Rm. 101, Henry R. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Ave. 4 p.m.

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The period-brass ensemble Dark Horse Consort.

Dark Horse Consort

Savor the sounds of a period-brass ensemble that performs music from the early 17th century. Tickets: $15-$30. Yale Collection of Musical Instruments, 5 Hillhouse Ave. 3 p.m.

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A scene from the film "Katho Upanishad," depicting a young man praying and an older man looking skyward.

Katho Upanishad

View a screening of an experimental feature film, adapted from the ancient Sanskrit treatise, which centers on a metaphysical dialogue in which Yama instructs Nachiketa about the path to enlightenment. Free. Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. 2 p.m.

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