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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...
Senior Lecturer of humanities Kathryn Slanski leads a discussion in a "Citizens, Thinkers, Writers" seminar
August 10, 2016
“This sounds like the Rousseau we read earlier, right?” asked 16-year-old Nyla Harrison, a senior at Hill Regional Career High School (HRC) in New Haven, eyes flitting...
March 31, 2016
The Humanities Program launched three new initiatives for Directed Studies and the Humanities major. The “Living Texts” series gives students and faculty opportunities to...

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