Arts & Humanities


Seven faculty members named Guggenheim Fellows

April 12, 2024

Seven Yale faculty members have received 2024 fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

All-City program helps local students connect with musical heritages

April 11, 2024

Through All-City Ensembles, Yale musicians provide instruction and guidance to New Haven students — including the district’s growing Hispanic population.

David Hill to conduct Bach’s Mass in B Minor in his final Yale performance

April 11, 2024

On April 27 in Woolsey Hall, Yale Schola Cantorum conductor David Hill will lead the chamber choir and Juilliard415 in his final performance as faculty member.

In DeVane Lectures, historian to examine legacy of slavery and Civil War

April 10, 2024

In a semester-long lecture series open to the public, Yale’s David W. Blight will explore the history of slavery and its continued effects.

Linked by song and sermon: ‘afterliveness’ in the digital age

April 10, 2024

In his new book, Yale’s Braxton Shelley explores Black Pentecostal music-making and the distinctive broadcast religion of Bishop G. E. Patterson.

Death as text: Scholar examines the work of mourning

April 4, 2024

Divinity School professor who specializes in “mortuary poetics,” is often asked why he’s so interested in death. But for him the better question is, “Why not?”

The Yale Review wins National Magazine Award for general excellence

April 3, 2024

The renowned cultural and literary journal was recognized by the American Society of Magazine Editors in the category of Literature, Science and Politics.

Eight writers awarded Yale’s Windham-Campbell Prizes

April 2, 2024

Eight writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama received this year’s international award in recognition of literary achievements or promise.

Yale Library acquires historic video interviews with leading musicians

April 2, 2024

Over 250 interviews, with major American musicians, are added to the Oral History of American Music collection through a licensing agreement with New Music USA.

Shoptalk: concert mishaps and other minor disasters

March 27, 2024

Things sometimes go wrong onstage. Yale School of Music students and faculty share a few of their tales of woe.