Arts & Humanities

J.D. McClatchy, long-time editor of The Yale Review, to retire

June 28, 2017

J.D. McClatchy, editor of The Yale Review since 1991, is stepping down at the end of June. McClatchy, who took over the journal after Yale had considered...

In memoriam: Richard Benson, photographer, printer, former School of Art dean

June 28, 2017

Richard Benson, a stonecutter’s son with the skills of a master machinist who developed innovative techniques to print photographs that had the artistic...

What we are teaching black children

June 23, 2017

Writing in The New York Times, Chris Lebron, assistant professor of philosophy, discusses what young black Americans are learning "in the process of...

‘The Trojan Women’ at Yale Summer Cabaret laments Syrian war

June 23, 2017

An all-female production of "The Trojan Women," which opened June 23 at the Yale Summer Cabaret, brings Euripides’ lamentation of war into the...

First printing of Declaration of Independence on view at Beinecke June 29-July 6

June 21, 2017

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library will mark the anniversary of the nation’s founding with a special display of a major document of U.S, history...

Yale archaeologists discover earliest monumental Egyptian hieroglyphs

June 20, 2017

The previously unknown rock inscriptions are some of the oldest — and largest — signs from the formative stages of the hieroglyphic script.

Yale School of Architecture and Columbus House raise homelessness awareness

June 19, 2017

Students from YSoA, together with New Haven-based homeless services provider Columbus House, are working to raise awareness about homelessness.

Amy Meyers to retire in 2019 as director of the Yale Center for British Art

June 16, 2017

Amy Meyers will retire on June 30, 2019, President Peter Salovey has announced.

New oratorio by Martin Bresnick to premiere at festival

June 15, 2017

A new oratorio by School of Music faculty composer Martin Bresnick will be premiered at Yale on June 20.

Gallery exhibit features photographers' perspectives of New Haven

June 15, 2017

An exhibition of new works by photographers Jim Goldberg and Donovan Wylie at the Yale University Art Gallery focuses on images of New Haven.