Arts & Humanities


Magic, realism, myth, and history converge in new School of Drama play

November 19, 2018

Yale School of Drama will present “Seven Spots on the Sun” by Martín Zimmerman Dec. 13–18 at the Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel St.

Yale law professor on ‘Lincoln’s Code’ and the laws of war

November 16, 2018

John Witt spoke as part of the university’s week-long series of events commemorating Veterans Day and the 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice.

Wine, song, and gods abound at Yale Art Gallery exhibit on ancient ritual

November 16, 2018

Featuring more than 80 works spanning three millennia, “Sights and Sounds of Ancient Ritual” is on display at the Yale University Art Gallery through March 3.

Shared Course Initiative, renewed this year, bridges campuses, continents

November 14, 2018

Through the Shared Course Initiative, students at Yale, Columbia, and Cornell can take “live” for-credit language courses from all three campuses.

The Week Ender: Happenings Nov. 16-18

November 14, 2018

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

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

November 14, 2018

David W. Blight, the Class of 1954 Professor of History (Simon & Schuster)

Art meets science at Yale Quantum Institute

November 14, 2018

In addition to ongoing research in quantum computing, the Yale Quantum Institute is committed to exploring the intricate connections between science and art.

Engerman and Washington appointed to endowed chairs

November 14, 2018

David C. Engerman and Ebonya Washington were appointed to endowed professorships.

David C. Engerman appointed to the Leitner Professorship

November 14, 2018

Engerman, newly named to the Leitner International Interdisciplinary Professorship, is a scholar of 20th-century international history.

Famed director Peter Brook to give Maynard Mack Lecture Nov. 13

November 13, 2018

Brook, whose "The Prisoner" is currently playing at the Yale Repertory Theatre, is the director of more than 70 productions worldwide.