Eren Kafadar
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
A Sit-down With Sargasso

Early on a Sunday morning, I met with three of the four current members of the undergraduate student band Sargasso: Maria Campos-Saadi, Soledad Tejada and […]

Marc Boudreaux
The Passion of Rory Pelsue

Born in Newbury, Massachusetts, Rory Pelsue graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 2011 and is currently in his final year of the Yale School of […]

Major Changes

Coming to study at Yale, a school that embraces the liberal arts model of education, we are told we can pursue whatever our hearts wish. […]

Langston Hughes Festival: Giving Voice to New Playwrights // Eren Kafadar

Over the next three weeks the Iseman Theater will house the annual Langston Hughes Festival, the production for the second-year graduate students in the playwriting […]

Going Co-Ed: 1969– // by Ryan Howzell and Eren Kafadar

In the summer of 1969, an air of expectancy permeated every corner of Yale College. Mirrors and shelves appeared in the bathrooms of Vanderbilt Hall. […]

Caesar’s Comeback

Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” is an unapologetic piece of theater that depicts the infamous Roman commander’s demise at the hands of his own people. As with […]

Sophomore Pause

Even though I spent most of my summer here in New Haven, I still felt like I stepped on campus for the first time when […]

Behind the Curtains

Looking at the program filled with photographs of hand-written bios, you might not know what to expect from “Hold, Please,” one of the academic year’s last Theater Studies performances. The show feels like an experiment in performance art within a theatrical context. The crucial aim is to illuminate the mysterious world of the “theater backstage,” yet the piece itself is theatrical, making the whole experience rather meta.

Service at Yale

“Public service is an integral part of a Yale education.” In bolded font, these 10 words welcome the interested viewer to the Service page of […]

An Ear for Opera

Lucy Caplan GRD ’20 is both a musician and a scholar. Currently an American Studies doctoral candidate writing a dissertation on African-American opera in the early 20th century, Caplan studied history and literature, with a minor in music, at Harvard as an undergrad. She is now juggling writing the first chapter of her four-chapter dissertation, playing the viola in chamber music groups at Yale, and reviewing opera for publications.

Tappin’ to History

Yesterday, Brian Seibert ’97, a dance critic for The New York Times and lecturer at Yale College, gave a reading of his new nonfiction book “What The Eye Hears: A History of Tap Dancing.”