Arts & Humanities


Noël Valis named to National Council on the Humanities

August 20, 2019

Valis is a professor of Spanish and director of undergraduate studies for Spanish in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

Isabela Mares appointed the Wolfers Professor of Political Science

August 20, 2019

Mares focuses her research on a range of topics in comparative politics and political economy.

New Yale humanities hub honored for its excellence in planning

August 19, 2019

The Society for College and University Planning recently honored the work underway to transform 320 York Street into a hub for the humanities at Yale.

Zoltán Szabó appointed the Saden Professor of Philosophy

August 15, 2019

Szabó, newly named as the John S. Saden Professor of Philosophy, conducts research in the philosophy of language and metaphysics.

Batista and Szabó appointed to endowed chairs

August 15, 2019

Victor Salvador Batista and Zoltán Szabó were appointed to endowed professorships.

The art of Charlotte Lichtblau on display at Yale Divinity School this fall

August 12, 2019

An exhibition titled “Exile and Revelation” will be on display through Nov. 30 in YDS’s Sarah Smith Gallery. An opening reception will be held on Sep. 5.

Yale film scholar on Dziga Vertov, the enigma with a movie camera

August 12, 2019

Yale professor John MacKay explores the legacy of the avant-garde Soviet filmmaker Dziga Vertov and his 1929 masterpiece, “Man with a Movie Camera.”

Study shows we like our math like we like our art: beautiful

August 7, 2019

Coauthored by a Yale mathematician, a new study shows that average Americans can assess mathematical arguments for beauty, just as they can art or music.

Yale Summer Cabaret’s ‘VERANO’ explores Latinx theatre

August 1, 2019

Plays like “The Swallow and the Tomcat” and “Latinos Who Look Like Ricky Martin” aim to create a dialogue about Latinx culture, identity, and belonging.

Spudich and Winkler appointed to endowed chairs

July 23, 2019

Dr. Serena Spudich and Kenneth Winkler were appointed to endowed professorships.