Interdisciplinary Humanities Symposium

Event time: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:00am
HQ 136 See map
Event description: 

This symposium will showcase Yale’s rich collection of resources in the humanities. The event will consist of research presentations from faculty and graduate students whose work engages with Yale collections, galleries, libraries, research centers, and institutes, as well as an info fair where attendees can learn how those resources can support their own learning, research, and teaching.

Friday, November 19, 2021


Humanities Quadrangle (320 York Street)

Click Here to Register(link is external)


Presentations will take place in HQ136


Welcome Remarks


“Teaching Within and Beyond the University with the Yale Prison Education Initiative” - Minh Vu (Ph.D. Student, American Studies)


“Humanities, Arts and Public Health Practice at Yale (HAPPY)” - Judith Lichtman (Susan Dwight Bliss Professor and Chair of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health; Director of the Humanities, Arts and Public Health Practice at Yale (HAPPY) Initiative)


“Digital Humanities at Yale: resources and initiatives” - Ayesha Ramachandran (Associate Professor of Comparative Literature) & Christophe Schuwey (Assistant Professor of French)




“Teaching Object-Driven Inquiry on West Campus” - Edward Cooke (Charles F Montgomery Professor of the History of Art; Director of the Center of Study in American Decorative Arts and Material Culture; Professor of American Studies)


“Out of Place: Re-situating objects from Yale’s collections” - Chitra Ramalingam (Lecturer, History of Science and Medicine)


“Highlights from the Yale Divinity Special Collections” - Claire Barnes (Masters Student in Religion and Ecology, Yale Divinity School)

Info Fair attendees:

Info Fair will take place in HQ134

ARCHAIA (Yale Program for the Study of Ancient and Premodern Cultures and Societies)(link is external)

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library(link is external)

Department of Area Studies and Humanities Research(link is external)

Divinity Library(link is external)

Dwight Hall at Yale(link is external)

Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition(link is external)

Gilmore Music Library(link is external)

Graduate Writing Lab(link is external)

Haas Family Arts Library(link is external)

Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library(link is external)

Lewis Walpole Library(link is external)

MacMillan Center(link is external)

Marx Science and Social Science Library(link is external)

Peabody Museum of Natural History(link is external)

Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning(link is external)

Public Humanities Program(link is external)

Sterling Memorial Library Specialists(link is external)

Whitney Humanities Center(link is external)

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Certificate Program(link is external)

Wurtele Study Center(link is external)

Yale Babylonian Collection(link is external)

Yale Center for British Art(link is external)

Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration(link is external)

Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage(link is external)

Yale Prison Education Initiative(link is external)

Yale School of Art(link is external)

Yale University Art Gallery

Free but register in advance