Arts & Humanities


A ‘piñon theology’ for desert times: Talitha Arnold ’80 MDiv

January 27, 2023

As a church and community leader in Santa Fe, YDS aluma Talitha Arnold has learned the value of slow, rooted congregational growth in unpredictable times.

Office Hours with… Nicholas Jones

January 26, 2023

In his research, Jones explores questions related to Black Africans and their descendants living on Europe’s western edge during the pre-Enlightenment era.

‘My Egypt Archive’ — a conversation with Alan Mikhail

January 25, 2023

Yale’s Mikhail provides an engaging on-the-ground account of the everyday authoritarianism that produced the Arab Spring in Egypt and other historical insights.

World’s oldest printed objects join Gutenberg Bible in Beinecke display

January 24, 2023

A 1,250-year-old print of Buddhist prayers — the earliest known printed text — will join Yale’s Gutenberg Bible on regular display at the Beinecke Library.

Haas Family Arts Library acquires award-winning photography books

January 23, 2023

Among the treasures the Haas Family Arts Library discovered at the recent New York Art Book Fair was “Hafiz: Guardians of the Qur’an.”

Yale School of Music students explore performing Bartók and Prokofiev

January 20, 2023

In a video, conducting student Sam Hollister and cellist Jakob Taylor discuss their preparations for Yale Philharmonia’s Jan. 27 performance.

Six Yale scholars honored by the Modern Language Association

January 20, 2023

The Modern Language Association awarded prizes for outstanding publications to six Yale faculty members for their recent literary contributions.

Divinity School alum at the heart of new documentary, ‘After Sherman’

January 18, 2023

The film follows Norvel Goff, Sr. ’91 M. Div. during his time leading Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. after the murder of nine of its members in 2015.

Searching for wisdom at the intersection of science, religion, and culture

January 17, 2023

Led by three Yale Divinity School alumni, the online journal Marginalia Review of Books seeks to blend the depth of academic discourse with journalistic flair.

Wayne A. Meeks, influential scholar in New Testament studies

January 17, 2023

Woolsey Professor of Biblical Studies, Emeritus, Meeks helped shape contemporary New Testament and Early Christian studies. He died on Jan. 10.