Arts & Humanities


YSE’s Dorceta Taylor highlighted in National Portrait Gallery exhibit

November 3, 2023

Taylor will be among more than 25 U.S. environmental leaders featured in an exhibit that traces the history of the environmental movement.

‘Exquisite loneliness’: Yale writer reflects on isolation and creativity

November 3, 2023

In a new book, Yale’s Richard Deming explores how people can find human connection through their feelings of loneliness rather than be consumed by them.

Walpole Library’s political cartoons spark curiosity — and a conversation

November 1, 2023

On Nov. 16, a panel of distinguished caricature collectors will gather at Yale to discuss their interests, expertise, and adventures in the field.

An elusive queen and a highway: Student exhibits open at Sterling Library

October 31, 2023

In two new exhibits, student curators survey of the life and legend of Anne Boleyn and dive into one of New Haven’s mid-20th-century urban development plans.

Robert Brustein, former Yale drama dean and Yale Repertory Theatre founder

October 31, 2023

Robert Brustein, a major figure in American theater who was dean of Yale’s drama school from 1966 to 1979, died on Oct. 29.

Screen saver: How people have used media for shelter through history

October 31, 2023

In a new book, Yale’s Francesco Casetti illustrates how people have used media for protection in tumultuous times, from the French Revolution to COVID-19.

Understanding church, music, and Korea

October 31, 2023

Yale ethnomusicologist Bo kyung Blenda Im shares her path toward teaching and studying the connections between music and faith in Korea and its diasporas.

Discipline in an age of distraction

October 26, 2023

Yale School of Music students and faculty share individual strategies for remaining digitally connected while focusing on the work of developing their craft.

In case you missed it: Watch Yale Camerata in ‘Out of Time’

October 26, 2023

On Oct. 14, the 70-voice choir drawn from the Yale and New Haven communities presented music exploring temporality by John Corigliano, Reena Esmail, and others.

Course offers students a glimpse ‘behind the curtains’ of the art business

October 24, 2023

“Entrepreneurship in the Art Market,” a course popular with business and art students alike, offers an inside look at how art is produced, sold, and collected.