Culture

Dramat’s American classic meets Greek drama

October 1, 2014 • 0
To open its 2014–15 season, the Yale Dramatic Association will bring elements of Greek classics into the work of a legendary American playwright.
Culture

Sitting down with Professor and artist Karsten Harries

September 3, 2014 • 0
Wednesday marks the opening day of a new exhibit at the Whitney Humanities Center — a collection of pieces by Philosophy Professor Karsten Harries ’58 GRD ’62.
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Culture

Show mixes musical theater and sitcom plot

April 23, 2014 • 0
Six funny young adults attempt to discover themselves and find true love in New York City.
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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.