Author discusses research on Russian gulags
During the 1990s, Russia was looking to a new, post-communist future while acclaimed journalist and historian Anne Applebaum ’86 was exploring one of the darkest elements of the country’s past: the gulags.
The two worlds of “Valhalla”
Opening this Thursday night at the Whitney Theater, “Valhalla” by Paul Rudnick ’77 follows the lives of two characters from vastly different backgrounds, living nearly a century apart from one another and connected only by their common love of beauty and their desire to pursue it at any cost.
YCBA talk explores post-war British art
Assistant professor of art history at Southern Methodist University Eric Stryker GRD ’10 discussed the connection between sociopolitical conditions and visual art in postwar-Britain.
Professor praises ancient Greek architecture
According to 20th-century Greek architect Constantinos Doxiadis, failing to revive the human element in architectural planning may bring about the end of civilization.
Slifka exhibit focuses on spring
This week, a new exhibit at the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale will usher viewers into the spring season.