Arts & Humanities

Exhibit at Yale Divinity School explores ‘art, politics, and harmony amid difference’

May 10, 2017

“The Complexities of Unity,” the current art exhibit at the Yale Divinity School, explores principles of harmony and dissonance and ponders the creative...

Francesca Trivellato named the Barton M. Biggs Professor of History

May 10, 2017

Francesca Trivellato, newly named as the Barton M. Biggs Professor of History, is a historian of early modern Europe and the Mediterranean, whose interests...

John Peters appointed the inaugural María Rosa Menocal Professor of English

May 10, 2017

John Durham Peters, newly appointed as the inaugural María Rosa Menocal Professor of English, is a media historian and social theorist.

James Hepokoski designated the Moses Professor of Music

May 10, 2017

James Hepokoski, newly designated as the Henry L. and Lucy G. Moses Professor of Music, is a specialist in symphonic and chamber music from the 18th to the...

Graduating economics student invited to speak in Europe

May 9, 2017

Meredith Startz (Economics) is one of eight graduate students selected to speak at the Review of Economic Studies meetings in May.

'Happiness' abounds at Beinecke’s gardens and bird-watching exhibits

May 8, 2017

They say you can’t buy happiness, but visitors will find it in abundance in “Happiness: The Writer in the Garden,” the Beinecke Library’s latest special...

Multi-generational drama set in the Everglades wins the Yale Drama Series Prize

May 5, 2017

One of the theater world’s most prestigious playwriting prizes, the Yale Drama Series Prize, will be given to Jacqueline Goldfinger for her play “Bottle Fly.”

Interpreting Maya myths through art: Q&A with Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos

May 5, 2017

In “Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya,” Chinchilla Mazariegos uses sources from across Mesoamerica to fill gaps between written sources and ancient Maya...

Yale historian Paul Freedman on the history of American restaurants and the ‘paradox’ of food

May 5, 2017

How we eat is both ubiquitous and semi-invisible — it is everywhere around us, but we usually don’t think about it as a social marker. Food, however, lets us...

Restored ISM building will be named for benefactors

May 3, 2017

Institute of Sacred Music director Martin Jean has announced that its new home at 406 Prospect St. in New Haven, scheduled to open in the summer of 2018,...