Arts & Humanities


School of Music tubist Carol Jantsch, on exploration and perpetual study

October 14, 2019

Jantsch, who joined the Yale School of Music faculty in 2012, discusses teaching, arranging music for her instrument, and musical pursuits beyond her work.

Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

October 10, 2019

David Sorkin, the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Judaic Studies (Princton University Press)

The Week Ender: Happenings Oct. 11-13

October 9, 2019

The Week Ender appears every Thursday in YaleNews and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university.

Yale to co-host conference in Spain about creativity, emotion, and the arts

October 8, 2019

Yale and the Botín Foundation will co-host the International Conference on Creativity, Emotions, and the Arts from Oct. 9 to 11 at the Botín Centre in Spain.

Michael Coe: influential archaeologist helped unlock secrets of Mesoamerica

October 8, 2019

Coe, the Charles J. MacCurdy Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Yale, died on Sept. 25 in New Haven. He was 90 years old.

Wild Horses of the Summer Sun: A Memoir of Iceland

October 8, 2019

Tory Bilski, coordinator at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies (Pegasus Books)

Memorial service for Marie Borroff on Oct. 26

October 8, 2019

Family and friends of Borroff, Sterling Professor Emeritus of English, will gather to celebrate her life on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. in Battell Chapel.

In ‘Six Pretty Good Books,’ professors cultivate a community of readers

October 8, 2019

A new first year seminar designed by Shawkat Toorawa and Tina Lu is designed to introduce students to “exceptional” books that have had long cultural lives.

Cultural critic to discuss new book on Gothic culture

October 4, 2019

Journalist Mark Dery will present a talk on Gothic writer and artist Edward Gorey’s “Gothic Nonsense” on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 4 p.m. in Branford House.

YIPAP welcomes Madeline Sayet as executive director

October 4, 2019

A citizen of the Mohegan Tribe, Sayet will succeed Mary Kathryn Nagle as the executive director of the Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program this fall.