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Elevate Your Career: Strategic Pathways to Success

Join Yale’s Affinity Groups and the New Haven Hiring Initiative for an interactive workshop on how to elevate your career. We will be joined by Alexis Willoughby-Robinson, who will participate in a moderated discussion with Jessica Barajas, about her 20-year career journey.

Following the discussion, Alina Colossale will provide an overview of the individual development plan, job crafting, networking, and resources available at Yale.

Mondays at Beinecke: The Black Condemned: Sketches of the Life of Joseph Mountain...Executed at New Haven in the Era of Gallows Literature with Patricia Lott

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Dr. Patricia Ann Lott will discuss the story of Joseph Mountain, executed in New Haven in 1790, and the text published at the time of his execution, “Sketches of the Life of Joseph Mountain …”

Mondays at Beinecke: Zeta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha at Yale and in New Haven, with Latif Legend, Albert Lucas, Charles Warner, Jr., and Paul Whyte

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Alpha Phi Alpha, the first Greek-letter fraternity established by African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University on December 4, 1906.

The Zeta Chapter of ΑΦΑ was founded at Yale on April 10th, 1909 and re-activated on March 29th, 1913 by A.J. Allen, J.W. Anderson, Charles H. Wesley, E.E. Caple, John M. Ross, Beale Elliott, Nimrod Allen, William N. Bishop, Frank Adams, John H. Lewis, Aiken A. Pope and Charles W. Burton.

Day With(out) Art 2023: Everyone I Know is Sick

In recognition of the 2023 Day With(out) Art, the Yale Office of LGBTQ Resources, the Yale University Art Gallery, the Yale Center for British Art, and Public Humanities at Yale are proud to partner with Visual AIDS to present Everyone I Know is Sick, a screening of five short videos highlighting connections between HIV and other forms of illness and disability. The program features work by Dorothy Cheung, Hiura Fernandes and Lili Nascimento, Beau Gomez, Dolissa Medina and Ananias P. Soria, Vasilios Papapitsios, and Kurt Weston.

YSC Session: Tradition vs Innovation: Unlocking the Path to the Future

From ChatGPT to Netflix, recent innovations have transformed everyday life. As technological progress and entrepreneurship continue to intersect and evolve, we find ourselves forced to reconcile with the value of tradition. What do we keep and what do we lose? Is the Metaverse an inventive substitute for real-life interactions? Should we aim to live in Smart Cities, fully operated by Artificial Intelligence and IoT systems? How should societies decide which elements should become obsolete, and which are crucial to preserve? Join our Session with Dr.

The Bookshop of Black Queer Diaspora: On the Contents of Rotimi Fani-Kayode’s Trunk

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In recognition of Worlds AIDS Day on December 1, 2023, this talk will examine the history of neoliberalism and neocolonialism in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States as well as the history of Black queer art and activism through a series of visits to a make-believe Black queer bookshop and gallery. While the visits are fictional, the objects in the bookshop and their histories are real. The trunk owned by the Nigerian-born British photographer Rotimi Fani-Kayode (1955–1989) will be a focus of this talk.

Something about the Nature of Architecture: The History of the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library

Yale’s Arts Library and the Art & Architecture building (now Rudolph Hall), have encountered numerous changes over the last 60 years, including a fire, adaptive reuse by students, incomplete renovations, and finally rehabilitation, restoration, and expansion. Though Rudolph’s original design has adapted to meet the changing needs of its occupants, the building–and the library–have retained many of his signature touches and the library remains a significant research center for art, art history, architecture and drama studies on Yale’s campus and beyond.

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