Ages 18

Dancing About Architecture: Navigating Symbolic Racism in Theater, Sport, and Culture

Elijah Anderson, author of the newly released Black in White Space: The Enduring Impact of Color in Everyday Life; Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar at USC Annenberg and U.S. Sports Envoy for Skateboarding and Visiting Fellow in Race, Culture & Community Dr. Neftalie Williams; and renowned dancer and choreographer and assistant professor of physical-theatre at Montclair State University, Stefanie Batten Bland, will have a candid conversation on the nuances of race in physical spaces, moderated by YSC Associate Artistic Director Jennifer Harrison Newman.

Reclaiming Culture: Bringing the African Pantheon into a Modern Musical

Yale Schwarzman Center (YSC) is proud to host five-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, activist, and actor Angélique Kidjo Hon. Music ’15 and her daughter, actor, writer, and multinational performer Naïma Hebrail Kidjo ’15 for an intimate conversation about identity, belonging, forgiveness, and the power of family. This event coincides with the first leg of a global tour of the Kidjos’ new original music theater work, Yemandja.

The Yale Women’s Center Presents Our Annual Lecture Featuring Artist and Activist Carole Alden

Alden grew up primarily in the western United States with a year in New Zealand. She is an entirely self taught artist with no formal training. At the age of 46, a career criminal, who preyed upon women for money, insinuated himself into her life and began a campaign of systematic, escalating terror. After 7 months of inept local law enforcement involvement, Ms Alden was forced to defend herself and her children with deadly force. Thirteen years into a fifteen sentence, the Utah state legislature completed a sentencing audit and ordered her immediate release.

Name Change in Scientific Publishing Workshop

Are you currently going through the name change process or think this may be something you need to do in the future? Join WISAYale and oSTEM for our upcoming “Name Change” workshop! Yale’s public health librarian will share information about the process of changing your name through Yale and in scientific publications. A panel discussion will follow, featuring three scientists who have personally undergone the process of a name change. The workshop will be held virtually on April 12th, 1-2PM. Register to receive the Zoom link for the event and submit questions for our panelists.

18th Annual Yale Bouchet Conference

The Annual Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity and Graduate Education finds its origins in Yale’s treasured collaboration with Howard University. It draws scholars, administrators, and graduate and undergraduate students from across the nation, as well as members of the New Haven community. Featuring two days of discussions, networking, and other sessions, the conference culminates in the induction ceremony for the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. Yale, the first institution in the country to award graduate degrees, is Dr. Edward A. Bouchet’s alma mater. Dr.

YSC Session: Radical Imagination

Please join the conversation on “Radical Imagination,” a YSC Session with filmmaker and producer Shivaike Shah, Professor Eric Glover, and doctoral candidate Chris Londa exploring how imagination spans across disciplines in research and practice (including the sciences, professional practices, etc.) and the ripple effects that creativity has on one’s work.

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Uprooting Medea

Writer and producer Shivaike Shah will present the Uprooting Medea project, which was originally developed at the University of Oxford to interrogate the performance history and legacy of Medea, as well as the classics more broadly. The project explores topics of race, belonging, and identity, by centering these themes already prevalent in Euripides’s original. Shah’s presentation will explore the creative practice of elevating global-majority artists through multimedia forms including theater, film, music, and poetry.

Leaders Forum: "Making Mistakes, and What I Learned From Them:" Lessons in Leadership through Adversity- A Conversation with Jorge Lemann

Save the Date for our first Leaders Forum this semester on November 9 with Jorge Lemann who will talk about leadership through adversity and the mistakes he made, and learned from as he built his enterprise.
Jorge Paulo Lemann is a Swiss-Brazilian entrepreneur and the founder and chairman of the board of the Lemann Foundation. He believes that people are the most important asset for either a company or a society and has brought this philosophy to life in all his business and philanthropic endeavors.

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