Arts & Humanities
When was Meryl Streep a student at Yale? How many plays starred Lupita Nyong’o? We need your help unlocking the history of theater at Yale!11/11/2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Bring your friends, explore the museum’s collection, and make art.11/13/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Take a course taught by Yale students, on any and all subjects, from Improv Comedy to Graph Theory!11/16/2019 - 9:00am to 4:45pm
The Jane Matilda Bolin Program provides students with an opportunity to learn African-American studies in college seminar-style sessions.11/16/2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Join members of the Dramat as they discuss their current production of Sweeney Todd over dinner!11/18/2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Bring your friends, explore the museum’s collection, and make art.11/20/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Interested in theater? Have a desire for drama? Join the Heritage Theater Ensemble, Yale’s premier Black undergraduate drama group, for a series of engaging workshops. Play interactive games, try theater exercises, and hone your improvisational skills!11/22/2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Algiers, Capital of Liberation: Using Film and Literature to Understand Freedom
Inside a Yale Library: Beinecke Treasures
What is that huge white square building in the middle of Yale’s campus? It’s the Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscripts library – one of Yale’s world-class homes for incredible treasures: A pen used by Langston Hughes, a copy of the Guttenberg Bible, a book used by Isaac Newton and so much more! The whole family is welcome to attend this interactive tour and SPECIAL behind-the-scenes viewing of Beinecke treasures – chosen just for Pathways students! This is not to be missed!
WriteOutLoud High School Writing Workshop Series
MOSAIC: Bus Boycotts - Rosa Parks and Beyond
Anatomy of a Museum: The Art and Science of Curation
On April 16th, Pathways students visited the Yale Center for British Art for an inside peek into museum curation. They learned about the roles of museum curators and how exhibitions are designed and created. During this event, students worked closely with museum curators and educators and had an exclusive tour of the William Hunter exhibition on display now at the YCBA.
Dining with the Dramat: The Little Prince
The Yale Dramatic Association, also known as the Yale Dramat, is the second oldest college theater company in the country. Students joined members of the Dramat as they discussed their current production of The Little Prince and got a behind-the-scenes glimpse into theater production.
The Life and Legacy of Frederick Douglass
High school students and members of the New Haven community learned about abolitionist, speaker, philosopher, and author Frederick Douglass with Yale Professor David W. Blight - who recently published the most celebrated biography on Frederick Douglass in nearly 30 years. Students left this event with a deeper understanding of the extraordinary and complex life of one of the greatest orators in American history.
Secret Meanings of Modern Middle Eastern Art
Why do we know so little about modern art from the Middle East? What does this art tell us about the culture, politics, society of this fascinating part of the world? Students and families from the New Haven community joined Yale Greenberg World Fellow, Barjeel Art Foundation Founder and Lecturer Sultan Al Qassemi for a wondrous investigation of the political undertones of iconic artworks of the 20th century in the Arab world.
World CLASS (World Culture and Language After School Studies) is a weekly after school program open to all high school students in Connecticut. In collaboration with the Yale Center for Language Study and PIER, World CLASS will be offering courses in twelve languages, including Arabic, Dutch, German, Italian, Japanese, KiSwahili, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Urdu this year.