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Culture

“Stone and Sparrow” inspired by history, song

April 16, 2014 • 0
“Stone and Sparrow,” a senior project in Theater Studies for Laurel Durning-Hammond ’14, is premiering on Thursday at the Whitney Humanities Center.
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Culture

Freshman show mixes past and present

April 2, 2014 • 0
“Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard — this year’s freshman show — will premiere on Thursday at the Iseman Theater.
Culture

Professor talks psychoanalysis and history

February 26, 2014 • 0
New York University professor Ben Kafka discussed the challenge of using psychoanalysis in the study of history on Tuesday afternoon.
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Culture

Poet reconciles art and religion

February 12, 2014 • 0
Poet, critic and businessman Dana Gioia opened his Tuesday evening lecture in the Woolsey Hall President’s Room with a dramatic reading of a scene from William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.”
Culture

Biologist merges sciences and humanities

January 29, 2014 • 0
Professor, biologist and author David Haskell discussed the significance of taking a multidisciplinary approach to studying the sciences in a Tuesday evening lecture in Kroon Hall. The talk, given as part of the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities, also included a discussion of the merit and rareness of nature writing. Haskell told an »
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Culture

Artist talks fusion of sculpture, drawing and cinema

January 22, 2014 • 0
“Is it possible to reduce cinema to something fundamental?” — this is a question British-American artist Anthony McCall used to summarize the direction of his work during a Tuesday lecture at the Yale School of Art. In front of a crowd of roughly 30 members of the Yale community, McCall discussed the progression of his »
Culture

Panel discusses careers in music

November 20, 2013 • 0
At a Tuesday morning panel discussion, alumni of the School of Music advised current students to take risks and pursue innovative projects. Roughly 20 students attended the panel, which was held as part of a School of Music course on sustainable careers in the field of music but was open to the entire Yale community. »
City

Aldermen meet post-election

November 8, 2013 • 0
The Board of Aldermen held its first meeting following Tuesday’s election on Thursday night. Though six new members were elected to the Board on Tuesday, the Board elected in 2011 will continue to meet through Jan. 1. The Board discussed the sale of the Shubert Theater and the allocation of funds to offer part-time help »
University

Gitlin talks history of minority activism

October 18, 2013 • 0
The push to create a more inclusive campus at Yale came from minority students themselves, according to history professor Jay Gitlin ’71 MUS ’74 GRD ’02.
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University

Calhoun Happiness Project promotes positive thinking

October 18, 2013 • 0
On Tuesday, the Calhoun Happiness Project held a meeting to reflect on the passing of Calhoun Dean Leslie Woodard.
University

Food columnist discusses intersection of food and science

October 9, 2013 • 0
Food columnist and author Harold McGee GRD ’73 delivered a Tuesday talk on the intersection of food and science.
City

LAMP Festival brings together artists and performers

October 7, 2013 • 0
Hundreds of people flocked to New Haven’s Ninth Square District on Friday night to attend the third annual Light Artists Making Places (LAMP) Festival. The festival, unique to New Haven, is an art, music and culture festival focused around the use of light to make art. LAMP was conceived by the group 9Arts, a collection »