Arts & Humanities

YSM grad students prepare new works for Yale Philharmonia performance

December 4, 2017

On Thursday, Dec. 7 at Woolsey Hall, conducting fellow David Yi will lead New Music for Orchestra, a program of work by five graduate student composers.

‘Messiah’ Sing-along celebrates the season, tradition, and the joy of song

December 4, 2017

In a holiday tradition, audience will join members of the Yale Glee Club in singing Handel's "Messiah" to the accompaniment of the Yale...

Remembrances of Vincent Scully

December 2, 2017

Members of the Yale community and beyond share their thoughts and memories about renowned art historian and beloved teacher Vincent Scully.

In memoriam: Vincent Scully, beloved teacher ‘helped shape a nation’

December 1, 2017

The Yale community mourns the iconic professor and architectural historian, who passed away Nov. 30 at his home in Lynchburg, Virginia, aged 97.

Tale of emperor’s murder unfolds in School of Drama’s ‘Death of Yazdgerd’

December 1, 2017

Bahram Beyzai’s “Death of Yazdgerd” will be presented Dec. 5-8 at the Iseman Theater.

‘Native Son’ at the Yale Rep: an interview with playwright Nambi E. Kelley

November 30, 2017

Kelley discusses reading "Native Son" as a child, working with the Wright Papers at Yale, and how the story is still relevant to the American...

New initiative at Yale seeks to answer the question: What is the internet?

November 29, 2017

A symposium at the Whitney Humanities Center will kick off the project, intended to bridge the gap between the humanities and our understanding of the internet.

The Week Ender: Happenings Dec. 1-3

November 29, 2017

The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the university.

Forbes recognizes Yale affiliates in ‘30 Under 30’ issue

November 29, 2017

The latest Forbes Magazine “30 Under 30” edition includes several Yale affiliates in a variety of fields.

Notes from the Pianist’s Bench

November 29, 2017

Boris Berman, professor in the practice of music (Yale University Press)