Arts & Humanities

Why has the dystopian genre made a comeback? A Yale professor weighs in

March 10, 2017

When George Orwell first published “1984,” he could scarcely imagine that a contentious political climate almost 70 years later would lead to a nationwide...

Performance featuring faculty members explores science/dance collaborations

March 10, 2017

“Incarnations,” a dance performance featuring four Yale faculty members and based on a collaboration between particle physicist Sarah Demers and Emily Coates...

Installation that once enchanted MoMA guests resurrected at Yale’s ‘Lumia’ exhibit

March 10, 2017

In 1963, the Museum of Modern Art commissioned artist Thomas Wilfred to create a work of “lumia” — one of his spellbinding compositions of reflected or...

Commentary: Climate change rollback would threaten national security

March 9, 2017

If Donald Trump proceeds to roll back rules on climate change, as promised, he will be remembered as the most pro-immigration and pro-terrorist president in...

Conference to explore ‘Arts in the Black Press During the Age of Jim Crow’

March 8, 2017

A conference at Yale March 10-11 will bring together scholars from diverse disciplines and institutions to study coverage of the arts in African American...

Yale People: Alumna journalist tells stories behind the stories with 'Off Assignment'

March 7, 2017

Colleen Kinder '03 founded Off Assignment to tell the 'stories behind the stories' and bring deeper human connection back to journalism.

Duy Doan is named the newest Yale Younger Poet

March 7, 2017

“We Play a Game,” a manuscript by Duy Doan, has been chosen the winner of the 2017 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition.

Modern art from the Middle East on view in gallery exhibition

March 3, 2017

The Yale University Art Gallery will mark the 175th anniversary of the field of Arabic studies at Yale with the exhibition “Modern Art from the Middle East,”...

Engineering and art meet at two Yale museums

March 2, 2017

If there are still any doubts about engineering’s contributions to the arts, two museum exhibits should put those to rest. Both the Yale Center for British...

The Week Ender: Happenings March 3-5

March 2, 2017

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