Arts & Humanities


The Beinecke at 60: Staff members present collection favorites

December 4, 2023

Eight staff members — curators, librarians, and subject experts — present significant objects from the Beinecke Library’s vast and eclectic collections.

Divinity School establishes endowed professorship in environmental ethics

November 30, 2023

A burgeoning field, environmental ethics pursues critical reflection and action to ensure the well-being of the planet and its ecosystems.

Shining a light into the black box of the art market

November 30, 2023

In an interview, art market expert Magnus Resch discusses how greater transparency and new technology could transform the economics of art.

In prize-winning ‘My Egypt Archive,’ Mikhail charts the making of history

November 29, 2023

In the book, which won the 2023 Victor Turner Prize, Yale’s Alan Mikhail offers an inside look at the state bureaucracy of Egypt on the eve of revolution.

Missing voices in the story of the U.S. environmental movement

November 28, 2023

At recent panel discussion at the National Portrait Gallery, YSE’s Dorceta Taylor discussed early environmentalists whose contributions often go unrecognized.

‘Sing Noël’ with Yale Camerata

November 28, 2023

On Saturday, Dec. 2, in Woolsey Hall, the seventy-voice choir will perform Charpentier’s “Messe de minuit pour Noël” alongside other seasonal works.

Activating the Living Village: A Q&A with Caity Stuart

November 22, 2023

Stuart returned to YDS to take on an inaugural role, environmental community organizer, working on programming and pedagogy around the Living Village.

Live chat: A new writing course for the age of artificial intelligence

November 21, 2023

A.I. language, Ben Glaser says, is transforming communications. His new course, “Writing Essays with AI,” explores the opportunities and challenges.

Opera gives voice to Alan Turing with help of artificial intelligence

November 17, 2023

The makers of “I AM ALAN TURING,” an experimental opera being produced out of Yale’s Center for Collaborative Arts and Media, used AI in creating the show.

Ned Blackhawk’s ‘Rediscovery of America’ wins National Book Award

November 16, 2023

Historian Ned Blackhawk’s sweeping volume, which recognizes the centrality of Native Americans in U.S. history, won the National Book Award in nonfiction.