Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker spoke about violence and human nature in his Thursday lecture.

Pinker discusses declining violence

November 2, 2012
Though some consider the 20th century one of the bloodiest in history, psychologist Steven Pinker believes the world has become more peaceful over the course of human existence. At a Thursday lecture entitled “The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined,” Pinker — an eminent experimental psychologist and Harvard University professor — discussed »
Margherita Tortora co-founded a regional film festival devoted to Ibero American cinema.

Margherita Tortora brings Ibero cinema to New Haven

October 3, 2012
The annual week long New England Festival of Ibero American Cinema (NEFIAC) showcases films from Latin America, Spain and Portugal in New Haven and nearby college towns. Margherita Tortora, the festival’s artistic director and New Haven coordinator, helps select films and invites speakers to the festival. NEFIAC, which is now in its third year, also »