Arts & Humanities

Yale Divinity School explores ‘Living the MLK Legacy Today’

March 15, 2018

YDS hosted professor Eboni Marshall Turman and other faith leaders for ‘Living the MLK Legacy Today,’ a panel discussion on Dr. King’s impact in Memphis, TN.

Grad student’s work focuses on history of civil rights in the South

March 14, 2018

A first-generation college student, Justin Randolph thought he would be a physician before giving in to his passion for studying history.

Engineering and theater meet during student production of ‘Fun Home’

March 14, 2018

Necessity inspiring invention, sophisticated LED floor graphics designed by senior Sydney Garick took the place of bulky props during the production.

Yale School of Music appoints Peter Serkin Visiting Professor of Piano

March 14, 2018

Called a “pianist of prodigious gifts and insights” by YSM Dean Robert Blocker, Serkin will join the faculty for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Happenings at Yale’s museums and galleries during spring break

March 14, 2018

Spring break is a good time to explore some of the many artistic and cultural treasures at Yale.

Astronomer’s talk combines exploration of space missions and board games

March 13, 2018

Astronomer and board game designer Dante Lauretta will talk on Thursday, March 29 at Linsly-Chittenden Hall, with a game night to follow.

Poet Claudia Rankine speaks about confronting racism head on in her writing

March 12, 2018

Rankine spoke on race, writing, and other topics at an award luncheon sponsored by the Festival or Arts and Ideas and as a Poynter Fellow.

Alan Mikhail: Studying the past through the lens of environmental history

March 9, 2018

Alan Mikhail, professor of history, was recently honored with the 2018 Anneliese Maier Research Award for his work on early modern Muslim history.

Beinecke Library acquires Clumber Park Chartier; digital version online

March 9, 2018

One of the finest manuscripts by the influential Medieval French poet Alain Chartier, the complete work is now available for research online or at the library.

Yale Rep to stage Suzan-Lori Parks’ ‘astonishing new American odyssey’

March 8, 2018

The Yale Repertory Theatre will stage Suzan-Lori Parks’ “Father Comes Home from the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3" March 16-April 7. Opening night is March 22.