Graduate And Professional

Wine Tasting at The Well

Indigenous Wine: Exploring some of the very cool, off the beaten track indigenous grapes from around the globe.
Taught by New Haven local sommelier Janine Sacco, Fine Wine and Sales Representative with Skurnik.

Be able to impress any group after learning about wine in this first-ever fine wine tasting in The Well.

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.

“Inca Songwork, Cusco 1535”

“Inca Songwork, Cusco 1535”

Gary Tomlinson
Sterling Professor of Music and Humanities
Yale University

This talk will analyze the sole firsthand account we have of a sung ritual of the Inca, glimpsing its potent powers and suggesting a working of song far removed from the expectations of early-modern Europe.

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

About this program
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.

The 26th Lewis Walpole Library Lecture "Music on the Dark Side of 1800: Listening to the Blind Virtuosa, Mademoiselle Paradis"

In concerts across Europe in the 1780s, the young Viennese virtuosa Maria Theresia Paradis made blindness visible, even audible. Her performances invited listeners and viewers primed by horror ballads and literary romance to experience her story of trauma and misfortune within the frame of fictional narratives of doomed innocence and victimized Gothic heroines.

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.

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