Arts & Humanities


Trove of Gordon Parks ‘study sets’ comes to Yale Library

November 10, 2021

Yale’s newly acquired collection of 200 prints of the renowned Black American photographer’s work is one of the largest available for study in an institution.

Skateable bowl breaks boundaries, sets stage for community art experiences

November 8, 2021

Finding a Line New Haven, Yale Schwarzman Center, and community partners unveil a new skate bowl as a hub for skateboarding, arts, and civic engagement.

Elijah Anderson honored for pioneering work in ethnography

November 4, 2021

Yale sociologist Anderson receives criminology’s highest award for his groundbreaking studies of life and violence in inner-city African American communities.

Levene named Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Religious Studies

November 3, 2021

Nancy Levene’s work spans religious studies, political theory, literature, and the arts to focus on the ethical implications of our notions of modernity.

Henry H. Proctor: Social gospel pioneer and prophet

November 3, 2021

Proctor, an 1894 graduate of YDS, was a leader in the early 20th-century movement for intellectually progressive, socially active, and racially aware ministry.

Digitally reconstructing the ‘Acts of Appian’ papyrus

November 3, 2021

Recent advances in digital technology have enabled teams at the Beinecke and British Libraries to reunite ancient papyrus fragments from afar.

Conference to explore Yale’s history with slavery

October 27, 2021

“Yale & Slavery in Historical Perspective” brings together experts to discuss the university’s historic relationship with slavery and its legacy.

For Handsome Dan, a place of his own

October 27, 2021

Yale’s biggest campus celebrity has a new place to hang out — a custom-built doghouse designed by students at the School of Architecture.

The Latino and Iberian Film Festival at Yale celebrates 12 years

October 27, 2021

Held mostly online from Nov. 7–14, LIFFY explores the theme “unidos y fluidos” — united in diversity — with filmmakers and characters from over 18 countries.

Della Rocca named Sterling Professor of Philosophy

October 26, 2021

Michael Della Rocca has been appointed the Sterling Professor of Philosophy, effective immediately.