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Windham-Campbell Prizes Festival

The 2023 Windham-Campbell Prize recipients will be in residence on Yale’s campus from September 19-22 for a multi-day international literary festival during which they will share their work, engage in conversation on a range of subjects, and celebrate reading and the written word with the New Haven community.
The festival will feature a keynote address by American cultural critic and music journalist Greil Marcus.
The full schedule of talks, discussions, and readings is available at windhamcampbell.org.

Matthew Jacobson (Yale University), “Dancing Down the Barricades: Sammy Davis Jr. and the Long Civil Rights Era”

Join us for a conversation with Matthew Jacobson (co-director of the Yale Public Humanities Program and the Sterling Professor of American Studies, History & African American Studies at Yale) and Robin D. G. Kelley (the Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at the University of California, Los Angeles) on Professor Jacobson’s new book, “Dancing Down the Barricades: Sammy Davis Jr. and the Long Civil Rights Era, A Cultural History” (University of California Press, 2023).

at home: Artists in Conversation | Jadé Fadojutimi

Jadé Fadojutimi talks with Julia Carver, curator, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. Fadojutimi will discuss her studio practice and her recent projects.
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Born in London in 1993, Fadojutimi is a British artist of Nigerian heritage. Her abstract paintings are often monumental in scale and make use of elements such as grids, layers, and disparate marks that create a sense of continual transformation. She refers to her paintings as “emotional landscapes” in which she questions everyday experiences, memories, and self-knowledge.

Pressing Onward: The Imperative Resilience of Latina Migrant Mothers

Pressing Onward centers the stories of mothers who migrated from Latin America, settled in New Haven, Connecticut, and overcame trauma and ongoing adversity to build futures for their children. These migrant mothers enact imperative resilience, engaging cognitive and social strategies to resist racial, economic and gender-based oppression to seguir adelante, or press onward.
Meet author Jessica P. Cerdeña, Ph.D. and be a part of the conversation with interviewer Jenny Medina Morris, Managing Director and Consultant, Omniculture Communications.

Fair Haven Day

Join us for a parade and festival celebrating community, local art and artists, culture, sports, creativity, entrepreneurship, and partnership, presented by and for the Fair Haven neighborhood. Fair Haven Day begins with the Fair Haven Community Parade organized by the Mary Wade Home, followed by a full day of activities at the Arts & Ideas Fair Haven Neighborhood Festival.
Saturday, May 6, 12-6 pm. Fair Haven School. 164 Grand Avenue.
Co-sponsored by the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies

Amy Harmon (Thursday, 5/4): "Could Somebody Please Debunk This?’: Writing About Science When Even the Scientists Are Nervous”: Genomics & Society Series.

Technological innovations are rapidly deepening our understanding of the human genome for both scientists and the public alike, emphasizing the need to explore the societal implications of the genomic revolution. This year’s series will explore the complex, changing relationship on what science can tell us about our ancestry, how this science can be performed more equitably, and how these genomic insights translate into the public’s understanding of race, medicine, and history.

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