Arts & Humanities


Mellon Foundation, Justice Collaboratory announce ‘Million Book Project’

July 1, 2020

The new Million Book Project will distribute a curated 500-book collection to 1,000 prisons across all 50 states over the next three and a half years.

To Nichole Nelson Ph.D. ’20, policy is ‘history in action’

June 29, 2020

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has named Nichole Nelson one of 22 new Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows for 2020.

Theologian Teresa Berger on the power of digital worship in our times

June 23, 2020

YDS’ Berger discusses community and spiritual health in a time when many are not attending to their normal faith rituals.

Touch of Evil

June 22, 2020

Richard Deming, senior lecturer in English and director, Creative Writing Program (Bloomsbury)

Climate change and the rise of the Roman Empire

June 22, 2020

How did an eruption of Alaska’s Okmok volcano in 43 B.C.E. affect the Mediterranean region of antiquity? Yale’s Joe Manning is the person to ask.

Tsai CITY student innovators: Michelle Badr ’20 M.Arch.

June 19, 2020

Badr describes her involvement with Tsai CITY as a helpful reminder of opportunities for engagement across disciplines.

Celebrating Juneteenth with the Solomon Sir Jones films

June 19, 2020

This recording of a 1925 Juneteenth parade in Texas is from the Solomon Sir Jones film archive of 1920s African-American life, held by Yale’s Beinecke Library.

Speak to Me: School of Art discussion series explores racial justice

June 17, 2020

Organized by Dean Marta Kuzma with Claudia Rankine and Leah Mirakhor, the series provides a virtual forum for conversation about issues of racial injustice.

A curated collection on combating racism and advancing equality

June 16, 2020

The Yale Alumni Association offers this list of articles, books, videos, and more to facilitate greater understanding of the black experience in the U.S.

School of Drama and Yale Rep announce plans for 2020–2021 season

June 16, 2020

Neither the school nor theater will produce any plays in 2020–21, due to the ongoing incompatibility of theatrical production with public health amid COVID-19.