Arts & Humanities

Composer Sir Jonathan Mills to host public lectures on campus

September 15, 2017

Sir Jonathan Mills, Trumbull Fellow, will present a series of four public lectures on “Culture, Creativity, and Community."

Famed author Karl Ove Knausgård speaks about his yearning to write

September 15, 2017

To continue writing, author Karl Ove Knausgåard had to shut out critical voices and not worry about how others would react to his written thoughts or feelings.

The evolution of British studio pottery explored in new exhibit

September 14, 2017

The Yale Center for British Art is presenting the first major survey of British studio pottery ever organized in the United States.

Barbara Hammer Archive adds to Beinecke's collections of LGBTQ creativity

September 13, 2017

The Beinecke Library has acquired the archives of visual artist Barbara Hammer, considered one of the most influential lesbian filmmakers of the 1970s.

Seven new humanities faculty: their courses and their passions for teaching

September 13, 2017

Concerns of race, class, and gender weave through all of the new faculty members’ scholarship and classroom instruction, and this is no coincidence.

Peabody exhibit explores migrations of Yellowstone wildlife

September 13, 2017

"Invisible Boundaries," exploring the migrations of animals in and around Yellowstone Park will be on view Sept. 16–March 25 at the Yale Peabody...

Reuniting the Jonathan Edwards papers, with executive editor Ken Minkema

September 13, 2017

The Jonathan Edwards Center recently received a trove of material as a result of the affiliation between YDS and Andover Newton Theological School.

The evolution of British studio pottery explored in new exhibit

September 13, 2017

A new exhibit at the Yale Center for British Art is the first major survey of British studio pottery ever organized in the United States.

The numbers won't speak for themselves

September 12, 2017

Yale's Stephen Pitti is coauthor of an article demonstrating why academics should become publicly engaged in contemporary societal issues.

David Charles appointed the Newman Philosophy Professor

September 12, 2017

David Charles, appointed as Newman Philosophy Professor, focuses his research on ancient philosophy, especially on Aristotle’s philosophy.