April 2017 News

April 4, 2017
The headline from The New York Times announcing the success of Yale’s Directed Studies program nearly 70 years ago. Directed Studies (DS), which began in the 1940s as “...
April 3, 2017
The Directed Studies program celebrated its 70th anniversary this past weekend with seminars, five panels and a special exhibit at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript...
April 3, 2017
Democratizing the Great Books At a time when many of the values that underpin our democracy are under threat, educators of whatever political disposition should...