Arts & Humanities


Michael Coe: influential archaeologist helped unlock secrets of Mesoamerica

October 8, 2019

Coe, the Charles J. MacCurdy Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Yale, died on Sept. 25 in New Haven. He was 90 years old.

Wild Horses of the Summer Sun: A Memoir of Iceland

October 8, 2019

Tory Bilski, coordinator at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies (Pegasus Books)

Memorial service for Marie Borroff on Oct. 26

October 8, 2019

Family and friends of Borroff, Sterling Professor Emeritus of English, will gather to celebrate her life on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. in Battell Chapel.

In ‘Six Pretty Good Books,’ professors cultivate a community of readers

October 8, 2019

A new first year seminar designed by Shawkat Toorawa and Tina Lu is designed to introduce students to “exceptional” books that have had long cultural lives.

Cultural critic to discuss new book on Gothic culture

October 4, 2019

Journalist Mark Dery will present a talk on Gothic writer and artist Edward Gorey’s “Gothic Nonsense” on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 4 p.m. in Branford House.

YIPAP welcomes Madeline Sayet as executive director

October 4, 2019

A citizen of the Mohegan Tribe, Sayet will succeed Mary Kathryn Nagle as the executive director of the Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program this fall.

Renovated Bass Library is a ‘gateway’ to research and learning

October 4, 2019

The updated Bass Library — which was officially reopened on Oct. 1 — features expanded study space, increased natural lighting, and a revitalized collection.

Staff members’ creativity will be on display during City-Wide Open Studios

October 2, 2019

The annual month-long arts festival will kick off with an opening reception on Oct. 4, and the work of dozens of Yale-affiliated artists will be on view.

The Week Ender: Happenings Oct. 4-6

October 2, 2019

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

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of African American Studies at Yale

October 1, 2019

Aligned with the 50th anniversary of Yale’s African American Studies program, the panel “400 Years” examined the 400th anniversary of the American slave trade.