Arts & Humanities


Yale Percussion Group breathes as one

February 23, 2024

Ahead of a March 1 performance, members of the Yale School of Music student ensemble discuss the chamber-music ethos and community that make the group unique.

New exhibit features Korean master and sacred texts across faith traditions

February 23, 2024

The new Hanke Gallery exhibit, “Copying Sacred Texts: A Spiritual Practice,” presents an array of handwritten and elaborately illuminated works.

Five Things to Know About… Sylvia Ryerson’s ‘Calls from Home’

February 23, 2024

A student’s film examines a radio station that broadcasts messages of support to incarcerated people across Appalachia — and takes aim at mass incarceration.

Guiding the ethics of digital innovations to maximize their benefit

February 21, 2024

Luciano Floridi, director of Yale’s new Digital Ethics Center, describes his approach to creating ethical frameworks for AI and other new technologies.

Conductor Sam Hollister, on programming ‘magic’

February 19, 2024

Hollister ’18, ’28 D.M.A. shares how a “magical” marimba concerto sparked his inspiration when choosing repertoire for this Friday’s Yale Philharmonia concert.

Yale’s Steinfeld hosts ‘Wellness Concerts’ at Carnegie Hall

February 16, 2024

Yale psychiatrist Matthew Steinfeld helped develop and implement the venue’s inaugural season of classical music concerts featuring mindfulness exercises.

Politics of Language: Jason Stanley on speech as ‘hustle’

February 15, 2024

Yale’s Jason Stanley argues that all speech is imbued with subtle meanings. In a Q&A, he discusses the devious — often harmful — ways that speech is used.

Visit by acclaimed poet invites engagement with an artist’s many dimensions

February 14, 2024

Poet, musician, and playwright Cornelius Eady, whose papers are at the Beinecke Library, visits next week for a series of performances and class discussions.

Jing Tsu appointed Spence Professor

February 13, 2024

Tsu is a cultural historian and literary scholar of modern China.

The real-life romance behind an operatic fantasy

February 13, 2024

Igor Stravinsky’s opera “The Rake’s Progress, which Yale Opera performs this weekend, features a libretto by poets and lovers W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman.