Arts & Humanities

Festival celebrates arts and ideas with performances, talks, music, and more

May 31, 2017

From the purely fun (gravity-defying acrobatics and circus acts) to the provocative (talks and conversations about pressing contemporary issues) to some...

Course inspires architecture student to work on making autonomous vehicles a reality

May 31, 2017

The academic year may be but a fading memory for some, but for School of Architecture graduate student Miguel Sanchez-Enkerlin, a course he took this spring...

Peabody’s ‘Beauty and the Beetle’: Art and photos show insects’ ‘marvels’

May 24, 2017

“Beauty and the Beetle: Coleoptera in Art and Science,” an exhibit that aims to inspire an appreciation of the Earth’s most diverse denizens, opens Saturday...

Crowd-sourced project to build Yale theater history database

May 24, 2017

Yale’s Digital Humanities Lab is working with the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library to make data from hundreds of Yale theater programs easily accessible to...

The Essential Hamilton

May 24, 2017

Edited by Joanne B. Freeman, professor of history and of American studies (Library of America)

In memoriam: Firuz Kazemzadeh, scholar of Russian history, former Davenport head

May 23, 2017

Firuz Kazemzadeh, professor emeritus of history at Yale and former head of Davenport College, died on May 17, in California. He was 92 years old.

The once-‘impossible’ becomes cause for celebration for student war veteran

May 18, 2017

When he graduated high school in Rochester, New York more than a decade ago, Adrian Hale watched the class valedictorian give a speech and thought, “That...

Beverly Gage named the Brady-Johnson Professor of Grand Strategy

May 18, 2017

Beverly Gage, newly named as the Brady-Johnson Professor of Grand Strategy, is a historian of 20th-century American politics and society. Her appointment...

Markus Rathey appointed the Tangeman Professor in the Practice of Music History

May 18, 2017

Markus Rathey, newly appointed as the Robert S. Tangeman Professor in the Practice of Music History, is a specialist in the works of Johann Sebastian Bach,...