Arts & Humanities


Yale scholar of Cambodia uncovers 19th-century Khmer-language documents

May 16, 2018

Discovered by scholar Ben Kiernan, the documents represent a link between Cambodia’s post-Khmer Rouge present and pre-colonial past.

Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

May 16, 2018

Gary Tomlinson, the John Hay Whitney Professor of Music and the Humanities and director of the Whitney Humanities Center (University of Chicago Press)

Fortunoff Archive shares survivors’ voices with new generation of scholars

May 15, 2018

The story — and music — of survivor Liubov’ K. was highlighted during a recent symposium at Yale’s Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies.

Yale senior Daniel Judt to study history at Oxford as Rhodes Scholar

May 14, 2018

Daniel H. Judt ’18 will study at the University of Oxford in England, as one of 32 U.S. students awarded Rhodes Scholarships.

Indigenous Visions: Rediscovering the World of Franz Boas

May 14, 2018

Edited by Ned Blackhawk, professor of history and American studies, and Isaiah Lorado Wilner (Yale University Press)

In YDS exhibit, Jon Seals ’15 M.A.R. takes viewers ‘From Shape to Form’

May 11, 2018

Curated by Seals, “From Shape to Form” uses the work of Latinx artists to explore “depressions, reliefs, and … textures” both physical and emotional.

‘Africa Salon’ brings culture and art from the continent to Yale

May 10, 2018

Held each April, Africa Salon is Yale’s signature African arts and culture festival. This year’s event featured panels, performances, food, and more.

Ethnicity, Race, and Migration Program celebrates largest graduating class

May 10, 2018

The 31 majors represent a 50% increase in the number of the graduates in the major over the previous record of 16 majors — set by the class of 2017.

The Week Ender: Happenings May 11-13

May 9, 2018

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

Undergraduates honored for excellence in printing and design

May 8, 2018

Several undergraduates were recently recognized with Lohmann & Van Sinderen Prizes for excellence in printing and design.