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Call for Entries poster, The Lohmann & Van Sinderen Prizes for Undergraduate Printing and Design
April 19, 2018
The Lohmann & Van Sinderen Prizes aim to recognize and celebrate the broad range of interest in planning, craft, and invention that gives undergraduate design and printing at Yale its singular character. The judges are eager to see printed works of all kinds in order to reward skill, discipline...
students standing in front of a bust of Mao
April 13, 2018
How did China’s Communist revolution transform the nation’s political culture? In this rich and vivid history of the Mao period (1949–1976), Denise Y. Ho examines the relationship between its exhibitions and its political movements. Case studies from Shanghai show how the revolution was curated:...
Professor Ho's new book: Curating Revolution: Politics on Display in Mao's China
April 11, 2018
How did China’s Communist revolution transform the nation’s political culture? In this rich and vivid history of the Mao period (1949–1976), Denise Y. Ho examines the relationship between its exhibitions and its political movements. Case studies from Shanghai show how the revolution was curated:...
Man dressed in tradition dress
April 10, 2018
In conjunction with the opening of a new exhibit at Gilmore Music Library, students from the Black Sound and the Archive working group will give "lightning talks" and present their online sound archives for viewing and listening. The presentations are April 13, 10 a.m.-noon. in the Center for...
[Detail of slipcase textile], Negative Entropy (2015) by Mika Tajima. Image copyright Mika Tajima. Used with permission.
April 9, 2018
April 9–August 6, 2018 Text and textile are linked far beyond their shared linguistic origin in the Latin verb texere, meaning to weave. Both are situated at intersections of the material and the cultural. Craft, content, and context determine their use values and multiple meanings over time. A...
Poster for screening of "Jane Davis Doggett: Wayfinder in the Jet Age"
April 9, 2018
If you enter an airport today, you will almost certainly see the design concepts of Jane Davis Doggett ’56 MFA in action. Doggett attended what was then called the Yale School of Architecture and Design in its modernist heyday, studying with the likes of Josef Albers, Louis Kahn, and Alvin Eisenman...
April 6, 2018
Call for Presenters for 2018 Beyond Boundaries Deadline for proposals: February 19, 2018Event: April 6, 2018 How can virtual reality technologies help us understand poetry? What does music reveal about the brain? The Yale Digital Humanities Lab and STEAM are excited to open submissions for this...

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