Tod Papageorge leaves Yale School of Art
After serving as director of the Yale School of Art’s photography program for over 30 years, Tod Papageorge will step down from his teaching position this December.
Harvard to offer theater major
A few years from now, students interested in studying theater within the Ivy League may not immediately turn to Yale.
Performance explores transparency
On Monday evening, a woman calling herself “Dynasty Handbag” walked on stage at the Whitney Humanities Center wearing nothing but a clear rain poncho and clear plastic heels. Her performance, she said, was going to be all about transparency. “Dynasty Handbag,” a stage persona of Brooklyn-based performance artist Jibz Cameron, performed “The Transparent Trap: A »
Student band releases first EP
A Yale band that has been playing for almost three years is releasing its first EP this week. Comprised of four juniors, Nero, My Panda will release an EP entitled “Jokes That Aren’t Jokes” on Thursday. The EP, which features four songs, will be available for a free download on Soundcloud and on the band’s »
Professor discusses significance of ruins
On Tuesday evening at the Whitney Humanities Center, Princeton professor Susan Stewart emphasized the interdisciplinary significance of ruins. The broad span of Stewart’s talk, entitled “The Ruins Lesson,” reflected her multifaceted academic background. Stewart, a professor of English who also teaches in Princeton’s Art and Archaeology Department, is the director of Princeton’s Society of Fellows »
Tragedy and comedy to converge on stage
A tale of love, a critique of social norms, a satire of human behavior — all are possible descriptions of the play opening Thursday at the Whitney Theater. The plot of Molière’s “The Misanthrope” follows the lives of four men courting a woman in 17th-century France. The production — a senior project for Gabriel DeLeon »
Ballet show to honor Woodard
This week, Yale ballet dancers will perform in honor of former Calhoun Dean and fellow dancer Leslie Woodard.
Panel discusses careers in music
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. »