Arts & Humanities


The Week Ender: Happenings Jan. 18-20

January 16, 2019

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

Data science students get a sampling of potential research areas

January 17, 2019

The latest “Project Pitch” event at the Department of Statistics and Data Science featured presentations on topics as diverse as linguistics and public health.

Physics and Dance

January 16, 2019

Emily Coates, associate professor of theater studies, and Sarah Demers, the Horace D. Taft Associate Professor of Physics (Yale University Press)

Beinecke Library exhibition invites bibliomaniacs to go mad for books

January 15, 2019

The new exhibit “Bibliomania” aims to illuminate the cycle of accumulation, dispersal, and reassembly that lies behind many of the world’s greatest libraries.

Students work with dancers from the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company

January 15, 2019

The Yale Dance Theater and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company will be collaborating on a re-staging of Jones’ seminal work “D-Man in the Waters” (1989).

Beinecke exhibit explores how professor’s ‘Jim Crow’ book influenced MLK

January 14, 2019

The library will display copies of the first and revised editions of C. Vann Woodward’s book “The Strange Career of Jim Crow” Jan. 14-27.

Event to explore keywords in environmental humanities

January 14, 2019

“Keywords in the Environmental Humanities” will take place on Jan. 16, 4:15-5:15 p.m. at the Whitney Humanities Center. The talk is free and open to the public.

In his new novel, English professor looks at the life of writer Jean Rhys

January 10, 2019

In “A View of the Empire at Sunset,” Caryl Phillips imagines the life of the famed author from her early days living on Dominica through her time in Europe.

Stanley Insler, long-serving faculty member and scholar of Sanskrit

January 9, 2019

Insler, the Edward E. Salisbury Professor Emeritus of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology at Yale, died on Jan. 5 at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was 82.

Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism

January 9, 2019

Kathryn Tanner, the Frederick Marquand Professor of Systematic Theology (Yale University Press)