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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
Of the four Yalies to receive Gates and Rhodes Scholarships for 2016, two spent their freshmen year in Directed Studies. William (Will) Theiss (BK ’16) was awarded a Gates...
March 31, 2016
Twelve students from the DS Critical Theory reading group, organized by Dante DeBlasio and led by Prof. Paul North, discussed Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth...
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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