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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...
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...
August 11, 2015
Of the eleven Yale students awarded Rhodes or Marshall scholarships to study in Great Britain for two or three years, four spent their freshman year in Directed Studies. We...
August 11, 2015
Yale’s Directed Studies program, Columbia University’s Core Curriculum, and the University of Chicago’s Core Curriculum are important, many-decades-long...

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