Arts & Humanities


Pamela Lee named the Carnegie Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art

April 11, 2019

Lee is an art historian who teaches the history, theory, and criticism of late modernism and contemporary art.

Mark Peterson appointed the Morgan Professor of History

April 11, 2019

Peterson is a specialist in early North America and the Atlantic world.

Beinecke biography symposium highlights the ‘most powerful form of history’

April 10, 2019

A symposium on biography at the Beinecke Library on March 29 featured conversations with David W. Blight, Langdon Hammer, Adina Hoffman, and others.

New Italian Film Festival brings together campus, community ‘cinephiles’

April 10, 2019

Between Thursday, April 11 and Sunday, April 14, five recent releases by Italian filmmakers will be screened in the auditorium of the Whitney Humanities Center.

Three Yale Law School faculty members appointed to endowed chairs

April 10, 2019

Muneer Ahmad, James Forman Jr., and Samuel Moyn were were appointed to endowed professorships.

Samuel Moyn designated the Luce Professor of Jurisprudence

April 10, 2019

Moyn focuses his research on international law, human rights, the law of war, and legal thought, in both historical and current perspective.

The Week Ender: Happenings April 12-14

April 10, 2019

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

Courtney J. Martin ’09 Ph.D. named director of the YCBA

April 10, 2019

Martin, currently deputy director and chief curator of Dia Art Foundation, will take the reins after current YCBA Director Amy Meyers retires on June 30.

Physics and Dance

April 9, 2019

Emily Coates and Sarah Demers gave a demonstration and lecture at New Haven Ballet on April 7. They discussed their new book, "Physics and Dance,"

Annual Carlotta Festival showcases works by graduating playwrights

April 8, 2019

Three works by graduating playwrights in the Yale School of Drama will be showcased in the 14th annual Carlotta Festival of New Plays, to be staged May 8-15.