This symposium took place on Novemebr 19, 2021 and showcased Yale's rich collection of resources in the humanities. The event consisted 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 could learn how those resources could support their own learning, research, and teaching.
Links to the recordings of the presentations can be found here and info fair attendees can be found below.
“Teaching Within and Beyond the University with the Yale Prison Education Initiative” - Minh Vu (Ph.D. Student, American Studies and Women's, Gender, & Sexuality 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