Arts & Humanities


Anders Winroth named the Birgit Baldwin Professor of History

June 11, 2018

Anders Winroth, newly named as the Birgit Baldwin Professor of History, specializes in the history of medieval Europe.

The QuadCast: How to find a life worth living

June 7, 2018

What makes life meaningful? Professors Miroslav Volf and Matthew Croasmun explore this question in their course “Life Worth Living” and in this YDS podcast.

From music to marionettes, annual festival aims to stir imaginations

June 7, 2018

A 15-day celebration of arts, ideas, and culture, this year’s International Festival of Arts & Ideas is taking place in New Haven from June 9-23.

The Week Ender: June 2018

May 30, 2018

In addition to the many ongoing exhibits in the museums and galleries, June is a great time to enjoy a tour, a movie, music, and theater.

Moses Mendelssohn’s Hebrew Writings

May 24, 2018

Edward Breuer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and David Sorkin, the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Modern Jewish History (Yale University Press)

Historian’s curiosity leads to insight into China’s Cultural Revolution

May 24, 2018

Yale history professor Denise Y. Ho’s work focuses on how museum exhibitions reinforced revolutionary ideas of class and power in Mao’s China.

On Color

May 22, 2018

David Scott Kastan, the George M. Bodman Professor of English, and Stephen Farthing, artist (Yale University Press)

Material culture teach-in explores the power of making

May 22, 2018

Based on the theme “Resilience and Reconciliation,” a three-day teach-in at Yale sought to explore the bonds between objects, art, healing, and reflection.

Centuries-old ‘Indian Melodies’ come to life through collaborative project

May 22, 2018

A unique event at Yale allowed members of the Brothertown Indian Nation to hear for the first time sacred, centuries-old hymnal music sung as it was written.

135 graduate at Yale Divinity School’s 192nd Commencement

May 21, 2018

“Commit yourselves,” YDS Dean Greg Sterling challenged each of the graduates, “to tell the truth and only the truth.”