Arts & Culture

Calendar

As this issue went to press, most campus buildings were closed and in-person events were rare. But alumni can connect with Yale online:

Those Who Were There: Voices from the Holocaust
Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust
Testimonies, Yale University Library
thosewhowerethere.org
The second season of podcasts, drawn from the audio portion of videotaped interviews, includes firsthand testimonies of Holocaust survivors and witnesses along with archival photographs.
Ongoing

Materiality, Fragility, and Loss in the Medical Archive
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
https://onlineexhibits.library.yale.edu/s/materialfragility/page/home
An online exhibit of medical artifacts, photos, and books features items typically not seen in a standard exhibition, due to a fragile condition or because they require movement or touch for full appreciation.
Ongoing

Words for the Nation: A Playlist of Readings from the Collection
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
https://beinecke.library.yale.edu/wordsforthenation2020
Yale community members recite Langston Hughes, Rachel Carson, Abraham Lincoln, the Declaration of Independence, and more. (Video on the library YouTube channel or audio on SoundCloud.)
Ongoing

at home: Artists in Conversation | Yinka Shonibare CBE (RA)
Yale Center for British Art
https://britishart.yale.edu/exhibitions-programs/home-artists-conversation-yinka-shonibare-cbe-ra
Martina Droth, chief curator at the YCBA, talks with artist Yinka Shonibare, who explores issues of race, class, and the legacies of colonialism through his painting, sculpture, photography, and film. Online; registration required.
June 18, 12 Noon

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