Arts & Humanities

Amy Hungerford named the Bird White Housum Professor of English

April 19, 2017

Amy Hungerford, newly named as the Bird White Housum Professor of English, is a literary scholar, teacher, and critic who specializes in 20th- and 21st...

Commentary: Life as an architecture student—the building project begins

April 18, 2017

Yale School of Architecture student Orli Hakanoglu describes the process of the School's First-Year Building Project, during which students design and...

Students awarded Light Fellowships for language study in East Asia

April 18, 2017

The Richard U. Light Fellowship Program has announced that 136 Yale students will receive full funding to attend intensive language programs in China, Taiwan...

Student-curated exhibit explores enduring influence of castles

April 18, 2017

“The British Castle: A Symbol in Stone,” a new student-curated exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art, explores the lasting influence of castles on...

Founders of San Francisco Free Clinic will describe lives in medicine, dance, fiction, and film

April 18, 2017

The alumni who founded the San Francisco Free Clinic, Richard Gibbs ’86 M.D. and Tricia Hellman Gibbs ’87 M.D., will speak about their lives in medicine and...

Yale Rep concludes 50th anniversary season with world premiere of ‘remarkably powerful and compassionate’ play

April 17, 2017

The Yale Repertory Theatre will conclude its 50th anniversary season with the world premiere of “Mary Jane,” a play by Amy Herzog.

Yale Center for British Art celebrates its 40th year

April 17, 2017

The Yale Center for British Art will celebrate its 40th year with a special event on Tuesday, April 18.

Festival of African arts and culture returns to Yale for third year

April 17, 2017

The Africa Salon, a festival celebrating contemporary African arts and culture, returns to Yale for its third year this April 21-22.

Three Yale students named Truman Scholars

April 17, 2017

Three Yale juniors — Andi Peng, David Shimer, and Malina Simard-Halm — have been chosen as 2017 Truman scholars. Yale is the only college or university in...