Arts & Humanities

Andover Newton-YDS affiliation bridges tradition and future

August 14, 2017

A new era of theological education has begun at Yale Divinity School with the arrival of Andover Newton, the oldest seminary in the nation.

Seth Jacobowitz wins international prize for new book on Meiji Japan

August 3, 2017

Jacobowitz's “Writing Technology in Meiji Japan" has been honored by the International Convention of Asia Scholars.

Finalists for 2017 Frederick Douglass Book Prize announced

August 1, 2017

The annual prize of $25,000 recognizes the best book on slavery, resistance, and/or abolition published in the preceding year. Here are the three finalists.

Program spurs students to do detective work to explore Aboriginal languages

August 1, 2017

In this boot camp, students learn to take risks and get “messy” — by studying grammar, that is.

Practice, practice, practice — then perform: Morse Summer Music Academy

July 31, 2017

Students from the New Haven Public Schools hone their musical talents both in the classroom and on stage through the Morse Summer Music Academy.

Mel Bochner Voices

July 26, 2017

Jeremy Sigler, lecturer in sculpture (Yale University Press)

Freudenburg and Hansen appointed to endowed chairs

July 24, 2017

Two Yale faculty members, Kirk Freudenburg and Valerie Hansen, were appointed to endowed professorships.

Kirk Freudenburg appointed the Ragen Professor of Classics

July 24, 2017

Kirk Freudenburg, newly appointed as the Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Classics, focuses his research on the social life of Roman letters.

Valerie Hansen designated the Stanley Woodward Professor of History

July 24, 2017

Professor Valerie Hansen focuses her research on China before 1600, Chinese religious and legal history, and the history of the Silk Road.

Exhibit features photographic portrayals of war, real and staged

July 21, 2017

An art exhibition brings together a range of contemporary approaches to the visual representation of conflict.