‘RebLaw’ on the rise

February 23, 2009
A conference analyzing the intersection of social justice and the law drew a mix of lawyers, sex workers and Iraqi refugees to Yale Law School for the weekend. Roughly 800 people — including professors, lawyers and students — gathered to swap ideas about what organizers called “rebellious lawyering” at the Law School’s 15th annual RebLaw »

McClatchy to head arts organization

February 6, 2009
A few weeks ago Professor J.D. “Sandy” McClatchy GRD ’74 received a phone call and learned he was elected to serve as the next president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. “I couldn’t say no to a complete stranger,” he quipped, “so I said yes.” As the President of an 111-year old institution, »

Briefly: McClatchy named president of artistic honor society

January 30, 2009
English Professor and Pulitzer Prize nominee J.D. McClatchy GRD ’74 has been appointed president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Academy announced Jan. 22 and the University announced Thursday. McClatchy has served as editor of the literary magazine Yale Review since 1991 and served as Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets »