Arts & Humanities

Understanding conflict in Central African Republic: Q&A with anthropologist Louisa Lombard

March 23, 2017

Louisa Lombard, assistant professor of anthropology, has spent 13 years conducting ethnographic research in the Central African Republic. Her latest book, ...

Events emphasize Yale’s military connections, history ahead of WWI anniversary

March 23, 2017

Officers from the French War College and cadets from West Point visited campus in early March for a series of events emphasizing Yale's past and present...

Yale Rep to stage ‘Assassins,’ Stephen Sondheim’s ‘musical masterpiece’

March 21, 2017

The Yale Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary season with a new production of the Tony Award-winning play “Assassins.” The production, which will...

Symposium to explore digital methods and hybrid research in science and humanities

March 21, 2017

Yale students, faculty, and staff members will present projects that highlight the questions that can be asked and considered via digital methods and...

Podcast: Interview with Yale University Art Gallery assistant curator Keely Orgeman about ‘Lumia’

March 20, 2017

An interview with Yale University Art Gallery assistant curator Keely Orgeman about the book and exhibition "Lumia, Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light....

Yale historian shares ‘sobering’ analysis of the past, and an action plan for the present, in new book

March 16, 2017

“History does not repeat itself, but it does instruct.” With those words Yale historian Timothy Snyder introduced readers to his new book, “On Tyranny: 20...

Under Osman’s Tree

March 16, 2017

Alan Mikhail, professor of history (University of Chicago Press)

Aspiring journalists win Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Awards

March 13, 2017

Seniors Yi-Ling Liu and Elizabeth Miles were awarded Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Awards at the foundation’s 2017 Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon...

Works by graduating playwrights showcased during Yale’s annual Carlotta Festival

March 13, 2017

Three works by graduating playwrights will be staged May 5-13 at the Yale School of Drama during the 12th annual Carlotta Festival of New Plays.

Playwrights celebrate anniversary by discussing their craft

March 10, 2017

After winning the Yale Drama Series playwriting award in 2010 for her play “blu,” Virginia Grise was struggling with making a career in the theatrical world,...