Arts & Humanities


Study examines impact of institutional portraiture on medical students

July 15, 2019

The qualitative study examined 15 medical students’ reactions to 55 portraits hanging in the Yale School of Medicine.

Inwood and Westad appointed to endowed chairs

July 11, 2019

Brad Inwood and Odd Arne Westad were appointed to endowed professorships.

Odd Arne Westad designated the Elihu Professor of History

July 11, 2019

Westad is a scholar of modern international and global history who specializes in the history of eastern Asia since the 18th century.

Brad Inwood named the Lampson Professor of Philosophy and of Classics

July 11, 2019

Inwood is a specialist in ancient philosophy with particular emphasis on Stoicism and the Presocratics.

Morse Academy welcomes New Haven public school students to Yale

July 10, 2019

Graduate students mentor young musicians in chamber music, ensemble performance, and more during monthlong Morse Summer Music Academy program.

Sleep in Art

July 10, 2019

Dr. Meir Kryger, professor of medicine (pulmonary) and clinical professor of nursing

David Blight appointed Sterling Professor

July 10, 2019

Blight is a renowned historian who is considered one of the nation’s foremost authorities on the Civil War and its legacy.

Marie Borroff, distinguished scholar of English literature

July 9, 2019

Marie Borroff ’56 Ph.D., Sterling Professor of English, Emeritus and one of the pioneering women in the Yale Faculty of Arts and Sciences, died on July 5 at 95.

The Bretton Woods Agreements

July 3, 2019

Naomi Lamoreaux and Ian Shapiro (Yale University)

The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila: A Biography

July 1, 2019

Carlos Eire, the T.L. Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies (Princeton University Press)