Arts & Humanities


Keep calm and carillon

December 5, 2018

As an undergrad, Joey Brink ’11 was not only a star carillonneur on campus, his senior project focused on modernizing the centuries-old art of bell-ringing.

New English course lineup gives students broader literary exposure

December 4, 2018

Core courses in English now include four seminars designed “to offer the best and the most balanced introduction to the traditions of writing in English.”

The Quadcast: Are college students losing their religion?

November 29, 2018

Yale University Chaplain Sharon Kugler discusses religious demographics and trends on college campuses and the common spiritual crises students face.

The Week Ender: Happenings Nov. 30-Dec. 2

November 28, 2018

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

David Blight to discuss ‘Prophet of Freedom’ with Ta-Nehisi Coates

November 27, 2018

Blight and Coates will discuss Blight’s new biography of abolitionist Frederick Douglass in a book conversation on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 4:30 p.m.

New Yale/Signature Theatre initiative gives budding Yale composers a leg up

November 27, 2018

Through a partnership with Arlington’s Signature Theatre, two graduating Yale seniors each year will receive a workshop on an in-development musical.

Melvin Chen to perform piano arrangements of orchestral works

November 27, 2018

The faculty pianist and deputy dean of the Yale School of Music discusses his 2018 Horowitz Piano Series recital program and its challenges.

Cézanne’s Gravity

November 27, 2018

Carol Armstrong, professor of the history of art (Yale University Press)

Alumni to discuss their documentary ‘Far from the Tree’

November 27, 2018

A screening of the film will take place on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 4:30 p.m. in Luce Hall, followed by a discussion with the filmmakers and faculty from YSM.

Yale’s Gitlin to lead panel on ‘The Rebranding of Connecticut’

November 26, 2018

The Dec. 4 panel will focus on topics explored in “Country Acres and Cul-de-Sacs,” a new book edited by historian Jay Gitlin and published by the Acorn Club.