March 2018 News

An apothecary carrying medicines on his body.
March 27, 2018
What did a pharmacy look like in Europe, between 1500 and 1800? What kind of activities took place within its walls? Who were the pharmacists? What kind of drugs did they make, and where did the ingredients come from? This exhibit, organized by the students in Professor Paola Bertucci's...
Playwright Itamar Moses
March 27, 2018
Playwright Itamar Moses ’99 with Yale faculty Daniel Egan (Music and Theater Studies), Shiri Goren (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations), and Travis Zadeh (Religious Studies).  A panel featuring playwright Itamar Moses ’99 and faculty members from three different disciplines will discuss the...
Portrait of a man with a large tumor
March 27, 2018
Jean Bolognia, MD, and Irwin Braverman, MD, will present nine patients of Dr. Peter Parker (YC 1831, YMS 1834) as portrayed in the Historical Library’s paintings by Lam Qua. A medical missionary, Parker founded a hospital in Canton and commissioned portraits (1836-1855) of over one hundred patients...
Memorabilia shelf in Sterling Memorial Library
March 23, 2018
Immerse yourself in Yale’s more than 300-year history through this exhibit of documents and artifacts from Yale University Library’s Manuscript and Archives Department. The exhibit is organized around themes of student life, places and programs, Yale and the world, and Yale events. The extensive...
Jane Davis Doggett a Yale architect known for her wayfinding systems.
March 23, 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...
Beatrix Farrand walking in the gardens she landscaped at Yale
March 19, 2018
Please join us on Thursday, March 29 at 3 pm in the CSSSI 24-Hour Space for a celebration of the life and legacy of Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959). Farrand, the only founding woman member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, designed gardens for the White House and the New York Botanical...
March 13, 2018
Curating Revolution: Politics on Display in Mao's China Speaker: Denise Ho Assistant Professor of History, Yale University Time: 4:30 pm-5:30 pm, Thursday April 19 Place: International Room, Sterling Memorial Library (Coffee and cookies will be provided before the talk at 4:00 pm) How did China’s...

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