Arts & Humanities


The joy of giving: An interview with David Dodson

March 24, 2023

Dodson, who established a Yale scholarship for ministry and social justice, has spent his career helping vulnerable Americans pursue their economic dreams.

School of Music alums return to Yale with Dallas Symphony

March 24, 2023

On March 28, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will perform at Yale. In a Q&A, three YSM alumni who are returning to campus as members discuss their careers.

Office Hours with… Maiani da Silva

March 23, 2023

Violinist Maiani da Silva describes the “artistic agency” she feels performing new music, and a new project that is addressing the climate crisis.

Yale Schools of Nursing and Drama bring ‘Marys Seacole’ to life

March 21, 2023

YSN’s Simulation Team was recently on hand to help students from the Drama School stage a production inspired by the pioneering Jamaican-Scottish nurse.

‘Sacred Biodiversity’ exhibit focuses on threatened and endangered species

March 21, 2023

Opening April 12, an art exhibit at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music by iconographer Angela Manno seeks to foster a “biocentric sensibility.”

Play that explores queer history wins Yale Drama Series Prize

March 20, 2023

Along with $10,000 and publication of their play by Yale University Press, the winner and short-listed playwrights will be celebrated at a residency in Tuscany.

A new work revisits female Yiddish pop stars of 20th century

March 20, 2023

Premiering on April 1 at Yale, “In the Women’s Synagogue/In der vayber shul” by Jeremiah Lockwood celebrates women champions of Jewish sacred music.

New portrait honors Rena Karefa-Smart, YDS’s first Black woman graduate

March 15, 2023

The Yale Divinity School community recently gathered to enshrine pioneering alumna Karefa-Smart ’45 B.D. in its Common Room portrait gallery.

Charles Mingus’ jazz-orchestra epic ‘Epitaph’ celebrates composer’s genius

March 14, 2023

On April 2, the Ellington Jazz Series, led by artistic director Thomas C. Duffy, will present a rare performance of Mingus’ masterwork for double big band.

PODCAST: Promoting clergy wellbeing

March 14, 2023

Yale faculty member Rev. Dr. Jerry Streets discusses his research on clergy wellbeing, insights on multi-faith ministry, and lessons he’s learned as a pastor.