Arts & Humanities


Journalist will explore the role of the documentary in victim reparations

March 22, 2019

Montse Armengou Martín will discuss “The Documentary as a Tool for Seeking Reparations” as a Poynter Fellow on March 27 at noon. Her talk will be in Spanish.

Through overlooked travelogue, Yale Slavist rereads Russia’s imperial past

March 21, 2019

Professor Edyta Bojanowska’s new book, “A World of Empires,” is a rereading of novelist Ivan Goncharov’s obscure 1858 travelogue “The Frigate Pallada.”

Yale in New York concert celebrates YSM’s guitar and composition programs

March 21, 2019

The School of Music’s Yale in New York series presents Music for Guitars on Friday, March 29 at Carnegie Hall. A preview will be held March 28 at Sprague Hall.

Pianist Henry Kramer ’13 A.D. ’19 D.M.A. receives Avery Fisher Career Grant

March 19, 2019

The $25,000 award is designed “to give outstanding instrumentalists significant recognition on which to continue to build their careers.”

Trumpeter Kevin Cobb appointed to Yale School of Music faculty

March 19, 2019

Cobb has performed with such ensembles as the American Composer’s Orchestra, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and others. He comes to Yale from Juilliard.

Annual jazz concert honors Stan Wheeler and Marcia Chambers

March 18, 2019

Yale Law School and Yale University Bands will present the 2019 Stan Wheeler/Marcia Chambers Memorial Jazz Concert on Sunday, March 31 at Levinson Auditorium.

Painted Renaissance volumes on view at Yale’s Beinecke Library

March 14, 2019

A lavish library that belonged to Italy’s Pillone family is on display as part of “Bibliomania; or Book Madness: A Bibliographical Romance,” through April 21.

Eight writers awarded Yale’s Windham-Campbell Prizes

March 13, 2019

Awardees are Kwame Dawes, Patricia Cornelius, Raghu Karnad, Young Jean Lee, Danielle McLaughlin, David Chariandy, Ishion Hutchinson, and Rebecca Solnit.

Three faculty members appointed to endowed chairs

March 13, 2019

Katarzyna Chawarska, Veneeta Dayal, and Jane Tylus were appointed to endowed professorships.

Veneeta Dayal appointed the Diebold Professor of Linguistics

March 13, 2019

Dayal focuses her research on the semantics of natural language and its interface with syntax and pragmatics, typically from a cross-linguistic perspective.