Arts & Humanities

On Color

May 22, 2018

David Scott Kastan, the George M. Bodman Professor of English, and Stephen Farthing, artist (Yale University Press)

Material culture teach-in explores the power of making

May 22, 2018

Based on the theme “Resilience and Reconciliation,” a three-day teach-in at Yale sought to explore the bonds between objects, art, healing, and reflection.

Centuries-old ‘Indian Melodies’ come to life through collaborative project

May 22, 2018

A unique event at Yale allowed members of the Brothertown Indian Nation to hear for the first time sacred, centuries-old hymnal music sung as it was written.

135 graduate at Yale Divinity School’s 192nd Commencement

May 21, 2018

“Commit yourselves,” YDS Dean Greg Sterling challenged each of the graduates, “to tell the truth and only the truth.”

Students establish Yale School of Music’s first LGBTQ+ affinity group

May 17, 2018

Led by Antonia Chandler ’18 M.M. and Joshua Thompson ’17 M.M., ’18 M.M.A., students at YSM have begun the establishing an LGBTQ+ affinity group called OutLoud.

Music + social justice: YSM alumni building community through art

May 16, 2018

From Los Angeles’ Skid Row to Providence, Rhode Island, Yale School of Music alumni are using music as a tool for community outreach and social justice.

The Week Ender: Happenings May 18-20

May 16, 2018

The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the univer

Yale scholar of Cambodia uncovers 19th-century Khmer-language documents

May 16, 2018

Discovered by scholar Ben Kiernan, the documents represent a link between Cambodia’s post-Khmer Rouge present and pre-colonial past.

Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

May 16, 2018

Gary Tomlinson, the John Hay Whitney Professor of Music and the Humanities and director of the Whitney Humanities Center (University of Chicago Press)

Fortunoff Archive shares survivors’ voices with new generation of scholars

May 15, 2018

The story — and music — of survivor Liubov’ K. was highlighted during a recent symposium at Yale’s Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies.