Dario Valles: "Participatory Methods: Digital Storytelling, Documentary, & Testimonios"

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Dario Valles, Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies at California State University, Long Beach, an interdisciplinary anthropologist whose research lies at the intersection of gender/sexuality, race, transnational migration and technology linking Central America, Mexico and the US. Dr. Valles’ current work includes developing a feature-length, participatory documentary entitled No Separate Survival on the global asylum crisis converging in Mexico.

"Counter-Archives" with Nancy Escalante

How does community-based archiving reimagine the conventional archive? Join us for a conversation about community-based archiving with Nancy Escalante, PhD Candidate in American Studies, as she talks about her dissertation project. She will discuss the María Guardado Collective and raise questions about conventional forms of knowledge production and the usefulness of thinking with a “counter-archive.” Escalante’s project explores how U.S.

Performance All the Way Down: Book Launch

Peabody curator and Yale ornithologist Richard Prum sits down with professor Joanna Radin to discuss his new book “Performance All the Way Down: Genes, Development, and Sexual Difference”. This much anticipated follow-up to 2017’s “Evolution of Beauty”, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, applies queer feminist theory to developmental genetics, arguing that individuals are not essentially male or female.

Blood Drive 2023

Come give blood Nov. 10-30 for an exclusive pair of Elf & Red Cross socks, while supplies last! Join us to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the film Elf and make giving blood a holiday tradition!

Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: AdvancedCT to schedule an appointment.

Address: 169 Davenport Avenue New Haven, CT 06519


Join us for an educational community forum of discussion about the trends and dangers of Fentanyl in our Connecticut neighborhoods. A member of CT (DEA), FBI, NHFD Paramedic, NHPD Officer, and Dr. Tek of Cornell
Scott Hill Health Center will be panelists for the discussion. Demand Zero’s Founder, Lisa Deane, will also share her story of the impact of Fentanyl on her family and show her short film “Finding Hope” as a
discussion starter.

'El Niño: Nativity Reconsidered' by the American Modern Opera Company (AMOC*)

On December 15, YSC presents the AMOC* production of contemporary composer John Adams’s El Niño: Nativity Reconsidered with libretto by Peter Sellars and concept by Julia Bullock, “one of opera’s fastest-rising stars” (Vanity Fair). El Niño is a chamber music arrangement created and conducted by Christian Reif and was first performed at The Met Cloisters in 2018. The New York Times calls it “intimate, affecting and quietly rich with activism.”

YSC Session: Reflective Imagining; How can reflecting on our experiences with gender equity help us build for the future?

How can reflecting on our experiences with gender equity help us build for the future? How can reflecting on our experiences with gender equity help us build for the future?

Please join vocalist, songwriter, performing/recording artist and educator Sarah Elizabeth Charles and Partner & Head of Independent Film at United Talent Agency Rena Ronson for a conversation centered around gender equity and inclusion; grounded in personal experience, learning, and imagining.

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