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The Week Ender: Happenings Oct. 18-20

October 16, 2019

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

Yale Younger Poet prizewinners and judges discuss the honor and their craft

October 17, 2019

This year’s winners of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize — now celebrating its 100th award season — participated in a panel discussion on Oct. 11.

Haas Library exhibit marks 150th anniversary of Yale School of Art

October 16, 2019

“The First University Art School: 150 Years of the Yale School of Art” touches on the histories of Yale, the global art world, and the roles of women in each.

Harold Bloom: literary critic, beloved teacher, ‘complete original’

October 15, 2019

Bloom, Sterling Professor of English and the influential author of over 40 books including “The Anxiety of Influence,” died Oct. 14 at the age of 89.

American Cuisine and How It Got This Way

October 15, 2019

Paul Freedman, the Chester D. Tripp Professor of History (Liveright)

Yale historian pens book defining what, exactly, is American cuisine

October 15, 2019

In his new book, “American Cuisine: And How It Got This Way,” historian Paul Freedman gives readers a window into American history through its food.

School of Music tubist Carol Jantsch, on exploration and perpetual study

October 14, 2019

Jantsch, who joined the Yale School of Music faculty in 2012, discusses teaching, arranging music for her instrument, and musical pursuits beyond her work.

Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

October 10, 2019

David Sorkin, the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Judaic Studies (Princton University Press)

The Week Ender: Happenings Oct. 11-13

October 9, 2019

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

Yale to co-host conference in Spain about creativity, emotion, and the arts

October 8, 2019

Yale and the Botín Foundation will co-host the International Conference on Creativity, Emotions, and the Arts from Oct. 9 to 11 at the Botín Centre in Spain.