Arts & Humanities

Stories

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.

Renowned artist Pindell to return to Yale to discuss her life’s work

November 26, 2018

Alumna and artist Howardena Pindell ’67 M.F.A. will return to Yale on Nov. 28 for “Painting Free: In Conversation with Howardena Pindell” at 5 p.m.

Symposium to honor Dr. Dori Laub, co-founder of the Fortunoff Video Archive

November 20, 2018

To be held Nov. 29, the symposium will examine Laub’s contributions to Holocaust and genocide studies, as well as advances he made to the study of trauma.

George Shaw: A Corner of a Foreign Field

November 20, 2018

Edited by Mark Hallett, director of studies at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (Yale University Press)

Journalist Kelly Cogswell to discuss media’s role in reproducing ignorance

November 20, 2018

Writer and artist Kelly Cogswell will discuss “Citizen Dyke: Community, Media, and the Age-Old Seduction of Hate” on Wednesday, Nov. 28 as a Poynter Fellow.

Yale Rep to stage two productions as part of ‘No Boundaries’ series

November 19, 2018

“WET: A DACAmented Journey,” by Alex Alpharaoh, and “What Remains,” by Will Rawls and Claudia Rankine, will be staged Dec. 13-15 and Feb. 14-16.

Rutgers, Harvard professors share 20th annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize

November 19, 2018

The 2018 Frederick Douglass Book Prize will be shared by two scholars: Erica Armstrong Dunbar of Rutgers and Harvard’s Tiya Miles.

Magic, realism, myth, and history converge in new School of Drama play

November 19, 2018

Yale School of Drama will present “Seven Spots on the Sun” by Martín Zimmerman Dec. 13–18 at the Yale Repertory Theatre, 1120 Chapel St.