Events

Calhoun College Master’s Tea: “Calhoun College: What’s in a Name?”
A conversation with Professor David Blight
September 9, 4:00 p.m.
Calhoun College Master’s House, 189 Elm Street
 
Conference: “Arresting Patterns
Free two-day interdisciplinary conference designed to promote discussion on the interplay between race, artistic expression, mass incarceration, and varying perspectives on justice
To pre-register, and to see a schedule and the full list of speakers, click here.
Free and open to the public. Organized by Artspace in collaboration with the Yale University Art Gallery
September 12-13
Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel Street
 
Panel: “Charleston and its Aftermath: History, Symbols, Policy”
Moderated by Professor David Blight. Panelists: Jonathan Holloway, Glenda Gilmore, Jelani Cobb, Vesla Weaver, and Edward Ball
September 21, 4:30 p.m.
Linsley-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street
 
Panel Discussion: “What’s in a Name? Yale’s Residential Colleges
A panel hosted by Jonathan Holloway, Dean of Yale College and Edmund S. Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies, on traditional naming practices in Yale’s residential colleges
September 25, 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Linsley-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street room 102
 
Symposium on race, gender, sexuality, and academic culture

This event is open to the public and will draw on Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric (Minneapolis: Greywolf Press, 2014) as a shared text for discussion. Jointly sponsored by the English Department and its Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Colloquium
October 6, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Linsley-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street

Jonathan Edwards Masters Tea: “Fisher vs. Texas” CANCELED
With Linda Greenhouse, Supreme Court Reporter for the NY Times 1978-2008 and the Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School
November 5, 4:00 p.m.
Jonathan Edwards College Master’s House, 70 High Street
 
Silliman Master’s Tea with Craig Wilder, author of Ebony & Ivy

Co-sponsored by Calhoun College
October 29, 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Silliiman College Common Room, 505 College Street

Department of African American Studies, Symposium on “The Wire”
November 6, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.,
Institute for Social and Policy Studies, 77 Prospect Street