Arts & Humanities


Two Yale students honored with Princess Grace Awards

August 1, 2018

School of Drama student Moses Ingram and Yale College senior Clark Burnett ’19 have been recognized for their respective work in theatre and film.

School of Music professor Aldo Parisot retires after 60 years

July 31, 2018

Now 99 years old, Parisot joined the YSM faculty in 1958. The legendary cellist was YSM’s longest-serving faculty member and the oldest faculty member at Yale.

Yale announces 2018 Frederick Douglass Book Prize finalists

July 26, 2018

This year’s finalists for the coveted award are: Daina Ramey Berry, Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Sharla M. Fett, and Tiya Miles.

FAS faculty teach and learn together

July 26, 2018

The Faculty Academy offers faculty members from across the Faculty of Arts and Sciences four mini-courses taught by and for FAS faculty members.

‘We can’t make anything this good’ — rare early photographs on view at YCBA

July 26, 2018

Featuring over 100 early salted paper photos, “Salt and Silver: Early Photography, 1840-1860” is on display through Sept. 9 at the Yale Center for British Art.

Ancient Egyptian graffiti, burial sites discovered by Yale archaeologists

July 24, 2018

A team of archaeologists — led by Yale Egyptologist John Darnell — has uncovered a “lost oasis” of archaeological activity in the Egyptian desert of Elkab.

Ruth Yeazell named as Sterling Professor of English

July 23, 2018

As a teacher and critic, Yeazell is concerned with the way works of art both respond to and transform their culture.

Yale and Quinnipiac partner on youth Arts & Anatomy Science Academy

July 20, 2018

Co-sponsored by YSM and Quinnipiac Medical School, the pilot program for New Haven public school students is part of Yale’s Pathways to Science Program.

Yale for Life gives alumni the intellectual rigor they’ve been craving

July 16, 2018

Yale for Life brings alumni back to Yale for intellectual experiences through classes like “The Dark Arts of Civilization” and “Histories of the Self.”

Leonardo: Discoveries from Verrocchio’s Studio

July 10, 2018

Laurence Kanter, chief curator and the Lionel Goldfrank III Curator of European Art (Yale University Press)