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Arts & Humanities for Insight

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Preservation & Access

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Humanities Quadrangle


The Intersection of Hearts & Minds

At the Humanities Quadrangle, known to Yalies as HQ, people come together around philosophy, language, culture, and tradition, shedding new light on the human condition.
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David Geffen School of Drama


A Voice for Change

Equity, diversity, and inclusion take center stage at David Geffen School of Drama.
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Tamar Szabó Gendler

Dean Tamar Gendler
“We are for research that builds on the past and shapes the future. Yale’s humanities scholars wrestle with enduring questions, deepening understanding and expanding insight.”
Tamar Szabó Gendler
Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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September 26, 2019

A Sound for the Ages

Jazz: it’s got that swing! Supporting the great American art form and its future practitioners, Adam R. Rose ’81 endows the Yale Jazz Ensemble, the university’s outstanding big band of student performers.
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September 23, 2020

Nurturing Artistic Talent

Regina Serniak Stewart establishes a scholarship fund in her late husband’s name, allowing students at the School of Art to focus their energies on their art.
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August 2, 2021

Midcentury Masterpieces Come to Yale University Art Gallery

A recent gift from the Friday Foundation has brought additional works by Mark Rothko and Franz Kline to the Yale University Art Gallery.
For Humanity

What Are You For?