Arts & Humanities


‘Choreography of conquest’: How routine violence shaped European empires

July 9, 2024

In a new book, Yale historian Lauren Benton explores the rampant — and seemingly incessant — small wars that shaped imperial power between 1400 and 1900.

Jerome Pollitt, erudite scholar, admired teacher, university citizen

July 7, 2024

Pollitt, a distinguished historian of Greek art and archaeology, died on April 24 after a long illness. He was 89.

Zero-waste bulk buying group helps feed body and soul

July 3, 2024

Led by Janet Smith-Rushton ’78 M.Div., a food-sharing group based in Cape Cod serves as a hub for community and a place for connection in unsettling times.

Terra String Quartet named fellowship quartet-in-residence

July 3, 2024

The group will be mentored by Yale School of Music’s quartet-in-residence, the Brentano String Quartet, and provide coaching to undergraduate chamber ensembles.

That’s music to his ears

July 2, 2024

Chief concert technician and piano curator Erik Diehl is responsible for ensuring Yale School of Music’s 100 instruments are in optimal shape at all times.

Baltic scholars and leaders express solidarity at Yale

July 2, 2024

In June, Yale hosted hundreds of participants for a conference on Baltic history, culture, and pressing contemporary issues in the region.

Renowned jazz composer Iyer to debut new work at Norfolk festival

July 1, 2024

In a Q&A, pianist Vijay Iyer ’92 talks about the inspiration for a new composition he’ll introduce at this month’s Yale-hosted Norfolk Chamber Music...

Meet the FAS faculty: Jacob McNulty

June 28, 2024

Always in the pursuit of enlightenment, Yale philosopher Jason McNulty applies ancient concepts to contemporary context, both inside and outside of academia.

Yale Alumni Association’s summer 2024 reading list

June 27, 2024

Soak up some great recent books by Yale faculty members, including novels, a guide to using your “influence superpower,” and an exploration of loneliness.

For first-year architecture students, an assignment of consequence

June 26, 2024

Generations of Yale architecture students have designed and built affordable homes in New Haven. Follow the latest Vlock Building Project from start to finish.