Graduate And Professional

Real-World Compassion: A Talk and Meditation with the Tibetan Buddhist Monks of Gaden Monastery

We at Yale have the great pleasure of hosting four Tibetan Buddhist monks from Gaden Monastery. Please join us for a guided compassion meditation, talk on the cultivation of compassion in today’s world, and Q&A. All students, employees, families, high school students, children, and community members are welcome. Location can be found through the event registration page.

Co-hosted with Being Well at Yale, Dwight Hall at Yale - Center for Public Service and Social Justice, Asian American Cultural Center (AACC), Good Life Center, Yale Buddhist Student Community

Imperial Material: A Book Talk & Conversation with Professor Alvita Akiboh

Join the AACC’s Political Action and Education Team as we welcome Professor Alvita Akiboh for a book talk and conversation about her recently published work, Imperial Material: National Symbols in the US Colonial Empire. This event is part of the AACC’s Pan Asian American Heritage Month Celebration: Nostalgia and the Path Forward, and we invite you to be in conversation about how US national identity has been created, challenged, and transformed through embodiments of empire found in US territories, from the US dollar bill to the fifty-star flag.

Screening: Rock. Paper. Grenade (2022)

With filmmaker Iryna Tsilyk in person! Set in 1990s Ukraine, this spanning coming-of-age story follows “Tymophii” and his friendship with a peculiar but intriguing older man whose entire life is shrouded in secrecy. Based on the autobiography Who Are You? by Artem Chekh, this drama with glints of humor presents a portrait of post-Soviet life that addresses the traumas of war by shuttling between the domestic and communal.

Yale School of Management Women's Leadership Conference: She Was Saying

Why should I attend: Instead of a boring hours-long conference, we are centering “Fempire” around fun and energetic conversation! The journey of speaking up and finding our voice is one that many of us have in common. This conference is meant to address this shared experience and start the dialogue on how we can overcome it. We’ll hear from a diverse range of women on how they’ve been able to have these courageous conversations, invest in women’s ideas, and how they’ve advocated for their own ideas to be heard.

Mopa Mopa Practice and Orality in Colonial Andean Culture: ISM Fellows Lunch Talk with Catalina Ospina

This talk discusses the process of making mopa mopa images in the colonial northern Andes, which included chewing the resin to clean it and mix in pigments. The speaker argues that in the Andes the mouth’s various functional and communicative mechanics were a site of cultural production, directly tied to the primacy of oral discourse in Andean societies, which were non-textual before the arrival of the Spanish.

"YOU SEE WHAT YOU SEE" Interactive Installation at David Geffen School of Drama at Yale

YOU SEE WHAT YOU SEE is an interactive video and sound installation designed by artist Ein Kim and brought to live by The David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University. We invite you to create your own waves of lights and sound by operating the installation yourself. Join us for a fantastical journey into the world of watery reflections!

being on a journey / is not about departing / but inviting / new reflections of the world

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