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November 22, 2016
The Humanities Program is proud to announce that two of Yale’s three Rhodes Scholarships this year went to students who completed Directed Studies. Congratulations to Hannah...
November 15, 2016
World-renowned English classicist Mary Beard delivered a lecture last Friday on Tacitus, a Roman senator and historian, as a part of the annual Directed Studies Colloquium...
Robert Pinsky
October 18, 2016
Robert Pinsky gave our first colloquium of the year on “Action in the Inferno”. Students and faculty received a copy of the just-published At the Foundling Hospital, and...
October 15, 2016
Twenty current and former DS students attended a new play by Sarah Ruhl at the Yale Rep, followed by a Talkback with the performers and director. Scenes from Court Life, or...
October 6, 2016
Susan Matheson, Molly and Walter Bareiss Curator of Ancient Art led a discussion on Greek Vase painting and the YUAG Oresteia Krater to complement our study of Greek Tragedy.
September 28, 2016
Sarah Nooter (University of Chicago) screened Pasolini’s Notes Toward an African Oresteia (Appunti per un’Orestiade Africana, 1970) and led a discussion over pizza with ...
September 20, 2016
At Beinecke Rare Books Library classroom More than thirty-five DS students took advantage of the opportunity to view ancient papyri related to our fall syllabi in the newly...

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