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A conservator uses specialized tools to treat a medieval missal

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

Diversity, equity, 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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December 2, 2022

Endowed Professorship Supports a Philosophy of Transformation

Philosopher and cognitive scientist Laurie Paul, who was named the Millstone Family Professor in 2021, examines how life-altering experiences can shape identity.
The Next Page in African American Literary Studies

September 19, 2022

The Next Page in African American Literary Studies

With a $1.7 million grant from the Mellon Foundation, the Black Bibliography Project continues to advance the field of African American print culture studies.
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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.
For Humanity

What Are You For?