Arts & Humanities


This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom

May 16, 2019

Martin Hägglund, professor of comparative literature and of humanities (Pantheon)

Painter Meleko Mokgosi to join School of Art as associate professor

May 16, 2019

The Yale School of Art will welcome Mokgosi as associate professor in painting/printmaking in July. He comes to Yale from New York University.

Phoenix Alexander ’19 Ph.D. reflects on work with the Beinecke Library

May 15, 2019

Originally from the United Kingdom, Alexander has worked as an assistant at the Beinecke while earning his doctorate in English and African American Studies.

The Week Ender: Happenings May 17-19

May 15, 2019

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

Undergraduate mines Yale archives for insight into journalist Janet Malcolm

May 15, 2019

Eve Sneider ’19 has curated “The Courtroom, The Couch, and The Archive: Janet Malcolm’s Journalism,” on view at the Sterling Library through Oct. 6.

Yale Schola Cantorum tour to Scandinavia

May 13, 2019

The renowned chamber choir, made up of students from across all of Yale, will tour Scandinavia May 24-June 1 in Copenhagen, Lund, Västerås, Helsinki, and Oslo.

A starter pack of data science tools for digging into any academic field

May 13, 2019

Yale’s new interdisciplinary data science gateway course, YData, is meant to “demystify” data science for all Yale students, regardless of academic background.

Physics meets the arts at Yale University Art Gallery

May 13, 2019

A May 7 exhibition represented the culmination of an interdisciplinary first-year seminar titled “Physics Meets the Arts.”

Archaeology trip yields ancient artifacts, rock art, and collegiality

May 10, 2019

A Yale-led team of archaeologists including postdoc Julien Cooper retraced ancient trade routes between Egypt and Sudan over about 1,250 miles of open desert.

Presidential update on Yale’s academic priorities

May 9, 2019

Increased access, new facilities, and expanded multidisciplinary studies are among the academic priorities cited by President Salovey in a message on May 9.