Ivona Iacob
Staff Reporter
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YUAG talk highlights new Velázquez scholarship

The Yale University Art Gallery hosted a lecture on Sunday highlighting new scholarship on the work of Spanish Golden Age painter Diego Velázquez.

Documentary celebrates Liberian women’s peace initiative

On Tuesday, the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs hosted a screening of the documentary “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” accompanied by a Q&A session with director Gini Reticker.

Slovenian poet talks literature and politics

Slovenian poet and cultural critic Aleš Debeljak came to Yale Tuesday for a panel discussion and reading of his work.

Documentary uses weaving as tool for cultural preservation

On Monday, the Native American Cultural Center hosted a screening of “Tracing Roots,” a documentary celebrating Native American culture through the tale of a spruce root hat.

Works by local artists fill Goffe Street Armory

Nearly 200 New Haven- and Connecticut-based artists exhibited their work at the Goffe Street Armory this past Saturday and Sunday as part of Artspace’s “Alternative Space Weekend.”

City Wide Open Studios back for another year

Artists and Elm City residents mingled Friday evening at the opening reception of City Wide Open Studios.

Philharmonia performs Russian masterpieces

For its opening concert of the 2015–16 season, the Yale Philharmonia will perform old and new works alike, as it combines iconic works of Russian music with a contemporary piece from South America.

Blocker, longtime music school dean, reappointed to fifth term

In an email to the Yale community Wednesday morning, University President Peter Salovey announced that Robert Blocker will continue in his fifth term as Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of the School of Music.

Arts groups recruit new members in new ways

Amidst the hectic nature of Camp Yale, undergraduate arts group leaders are redoubling their efforts to attract prospective members.

Flu vaccine may not decrease symptom severity

The results of a recent study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases suggest that influenza vaccines, though preventive of the disease, have little to no effect on its severity.

Q&A: The Paternal Brain

The News spoke with psychiatry professor James Swain to talk about the implications of his research for fathers and their children.