January 2018 News

Announcing the Adrian Van Sinderen Book Collecting Prize
January 29, 2018
To encourage undergraduates to collect books, build their own libraries, and read for pleasure and education, Adrian Van Sinderen, Class of 1910, established two prizes in 1957. The Senior Prize is now $1,000, the Sophomore Prize $700. Prizes for Honorable Mention are awarded at the discretion of...
Li dai bie ji ku 歷代別集庫
January 23, 2018
A trial for a Chinese language database, Li dai bie ji ku 歷代別集庫, has been set up for Yale University users from now to February 21, 2018. Li dai bie ji ku 歷代別集庫 is a newly available database from Erudition 愛如生. The two collections for the trial are Pre-Ming 明前 and Early Qing 清前期. Each collection...
Cover of the book Spaces of Feeling: Affect and Awareness in Modernist Literature by Marta Figlerowicz
January 22, 2018
Can other people notice our affects more easily than we do? In Spaces of Feeling, Marta Figlerowicz examines modernist novels and poems that treat this possibility as electrifying, but also deeply disturbing. Their characters and lyric speakers are undone, Figlerowicz posits, by the realization...
picture of Douglas Fairbanks as Zorro from THE MARK OF ZORRO
January 22, 2018
The Yale Film Study celebrates the 50th anniversary of the acquisition of the Yale Collection of Classic Films, formerly the John Griggs Collection of Classic Films, with a special Treasures from the Yale Film Archive event. This collection of more than 200 prints was the nucleus of the University'...
Picture of an afro-american family during World War 1
January 22, 2018
When the United States entered World War I, the call of mass mobilization permeated every aspect of American life. Americans answered this call—for service and sacrifice, money and time, life and loyalty—with deep ambivalence; an ambivalence reflecting the divisive and singular nature of the...
January 11, 2018
WebGL Meeup: Call for Interest Spring semester The Digital Humanities Lab invites expressions of interest in a Web Graphics Library (WebGL) meetup this semester. WebGL is an increasingly popular JavaScript API for building 3D environments. If you work with WebGL or have a strong interest in using...
Picture of Diana Stuart Sinton, speaker for GIS lecture
January 9, 2018
Concepts such as location, scale, and representation play particularly important roles in knowledge-building, and this contributes to the appeal of GIS as a tool to enhance learning. How institutions provide training, professional development, and academic support varies considerably. In this...

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