Arts & Humanities

Artist-designed but community-made quilts honor members of TD ‘family’

May 7, 2018

Collaborating with celebrated artist Faith Ringgold, members of the Timothy Dwight community created a pair of unique quilts centered on the theme of ancestry.

Beinecke show examines how text and textiles ‘ask us to remember’

May 3, 2018

“Text and Textile,” on view at the Beinecke Library through Aug. 12, explores the intersections of text and textile in literature and politics.

The Week Ender: Happenings May 4-6

May 2, 2018

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

YIPAP hosts third annual Young Native Storytellers Festival

May 2, 2018

The Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program will hold its annual arts festival May 3-5 at the Off Broadway Theater. Events are free and open to attend.

Annual Carlotta Festival showcases works by graduating playwrights

May 2, 2018

Held May 9-16 at the Iseman Theatre, this year’s festival will feature new plays by Majkin Holmquist, Genne Murphy, and Josh Wilder.

From Yale to New York buzz — an innovative opera company on the rise

May 2, 2018

Led by Yale alumni, New York’s Heartbeat Opera is collaborating on a politically charged reimagining of Beethoven’s “Fidelio” with six Midwestern prison choirs.

DISTILLED aims to spark debate at intersection of science, humanities

May 1, 2018

The Graduate School's latest publication, DISTILLED, aims to "provide a forum for well-informed authors, in both the sciences and humanities."

Divinity School student finds artistic inspiration at Yale’s Landscape Lab

May 1, 2018

A student in Yale Divinity School’s new religion and ecology program, Susan Ernst ’18 M.A.R. says she feels closest to God while spending time in nature.

Yale’s ‘remarkable’ collections illuminate the global turbulence of 1968

April 30, 2018

A new seminar aims to use archival materials and local history to recontextualize a revolutionary past for the revolutionary present.

MoMA curator Ann Temkin shares art that inspired her as a Yale student

April 30, 2018

Works by Picasso, van Gough, and Duchamp are among the masterpieces on display at Yale that inspired Temkin ’82 M.A., ’92 Ph.D. to pursue a career in art.