Events Calendar

  • Tuesday 4/13/21

    • Apr 13, 2021
      Starts at 12:00PM
      Add to Calendar 2021-04-13T12:00:00 2021-04-13T12:00:00 America/New_York A Conversation About Easter and Passover with YDS Professor Joel Baden and Berkeley Divinity School Dean Andrew McGowan The spring holidays of Passover and Easter have been intertwined since the earliest periods of Christianity. Each represents the defining event of Judaism and Christianity, respectively: the Exodus from Egypt and the resurrection of Jesus. YDS Professor Joel Baden and Berkeley Divinity School Dean Andrew McGowan have created a Yale Bible Study on the biblical origins of the two holidays that is available at no cost on our website. We encourage you to take advantage of this 4-session study in the weeks approaching Passover and Easter, and then join them for this webinar. They will discuss how Easter grew out of Passover and how these observances have changed over the centuries. Online — 409 Prospect Street false
    • Apr 13
      12:00PM – 1:00PM
      Add to Calendar 2021-04-13T12:00:00 2021-04-13T13:00:00 America/New_York The Kurds in the Middle East Discussion Series The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, in partnership with the nonprofit organization Justice for Kurds, will host a four-part virtual discussion series on “The Kurds in the Middle East.” The conference opening on Tuesday, April 13, at 12:00pm EST will feature a keynote address from Kurdistan Region President H.E. Nechirvan Barzani. Panel discussions will then include an impressive array of American, European, and Middle Eastern practitioners, including senior Kurdish representatives from Iraq and Syria. The virtual sessions will take place every Tuesday, between April 13 and May 4, from 12:00 to 1:00pm EST. The sessions will be open to the Yale community and general public, as well as recorded for distribution afterwards. false
    • Apr 13
      2:30PM – 3:45PM
      Add to Calendar 2021-04-13T14:30:00 2021-04-13T15:45:00 America/New_York PRFDHR Seminar: Growing Up Under Forced Displacement: Evidence from Bangladesh and Jordan, Professor Sarah Baird and Professor Jennifer Seager Cumulative trauma due to displacement and exposure to violence can lead to long-run impacts on mental health, with consequences for human capital accumulation. This may be particularly true for adolescents given that this is a time of intensified emotional distress and a critical period for development. Using mixed-methods longitudinal data from the Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) study on over 6,000 refugee adolescents aged 10-17 and their local peers in Bangladesh and Jordan this research explores the challenges faced by adolescents growing up under forced displacement. false
    • Apr 13, 2021
      Starts at 6:30PM
      Add to Calendar 2021-04-13T18:30:00 2021-04-13T18:30:00 America/New_York YANA Panel Discussion: Designing for Freedom Yale was the first university to create a sustained initiative on modern slavery and trafficking through the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery and Abolition. Today, Yale is taking a lead with the Grace Farms Foundation to raise awareness of the chronically overlooked crisis of systemic slave labor in the supply chain for the $11.4 trillion construction industry. Join us for a look back – with an update on the Yale Slavery and Research Project – and a look forward to ways that architects, developers, and investors can build ethically sourced, slave-free, and sustainably sourced buildings. There is no better time to do this. The United Nations has named 2021 as “International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.” Worldwide turmoil has led to increased risk for enslaved child labor through poverty, reduced work opportunities for adults and adolescents, and refugee migration. And the construction industry is poised for growth as issues raised by the pandemic have led to new construction and infrastructure building projects. false
    • Apr 13
      7:00PM – 8:00PM
      Add to Calendar 2021-04-13T19:00:00 2021-04-13T20:00:00 America/New_York Decolonizing the Museum Chitra Ramalingam in Conversation with Matt Jacobson. Part of the ongoing “Democracy in America” @ the NHFPL series. Zoom Webinar Link: false
  • Thursday 4/15/21

    • Apr 15
      4:00PM – 5:00PM
      Add to Calendar 2021-04-15T16:00:00 2021-04-15T17:00:00 America/New_York Yale Career Panels: A Candid View of the Legal Profession

      This event is the 49th in a series covering different professions and career issues.  Organized 9 years ago by a group of Yale alumni volunteers, these panels strive to provide candid, unvarnished views of the featured profession.  The lawyers for this panel represent different careers in the practice of law:  in house counsel to a financial services company, a Federal Judge and an expert in a non-profit, nonpartisan institute devoted to equal justice and the rule of law.

      The panel discussion will be broadcast via an interactive streaming video system and will allow Yale students and alumni to ask questions of the panel and interact with each other. There will be a networking period after the one hour panel has ended. 


      • Where is the profession heading (good and bad)?
      • How do you get into the profession and what is the typical career path?
      • What are the myths versus the realities?
      • What are the characteristics of people who tend to do well and are happy in the profession?
      • What types of people tend not to do well or end up unhappy and why?
      • If you don’t stay in the profession until retirement, what are the exit routes to other professions?

      This series is jointly supported by various organizations at Yale University and Yale Alumni organizations, including the Yale Office of Career Strategy, the Yale Alumni Association (YAA), the Yale School of Management, Students and Alumni of Yale (STAY), the Junior Class Council (JCC), the (the Yale alumni association in New York City), and the Association of Asian American Yale Alumni (AAAYA).

      The recorded Yale Career Panels and Fireside Chats can be viewed at

      Yale Career Panel
    • Apr 15, 2021
      Starts at 6:00PM
      Add to Calendar 2021-04-15T18:00:00 2021-04-15T18:00:00 America/New_York Book Talk: "A Wealthy Girl" by Charisse Conanan Johnson '02 Book Talk - A Wealthy Girl by Charisse Conanan Johnson Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 5 pm CST Location: Zoom event Members of Yale Chicago may register for this event using the Registration button on the event page on The Zoom virtual event link will be sent to all registrants upon registration. Make sure to select "send confirmation email to member" when you register in order to get the Zoom link. Interested attendees who are not members of Yale Chicago may email and they will be sent the Zoom link separately. Book Talk: A Wealthy Girl: 7 Steps to Prosperity, Peace, and Personal Power by Charisse Conanan Johnson (Yale College '02) Moderated by Bethany Gardner (Yale College '02) Please join Yale Chicago on Thursday, April 15th at 5pm CST for a timely discussion on the best financial practices we learned during the pandemic, and how to set ourselves up for success in 2021! Design Thinking Specialist Bethany Gardner (Yale College '02) will host a lively conversation with Charisse Conanan Johnson (Yale College '02), Financial Expert and Author of the new book, A Wealthy Girl: 7 Steps to Prosperity, Peace, and Personal Power We will discuss a variety of topics: Sustainable investing De-risking investments Investment strategies for stimulus checks Cryptocurrency Paying down debt vs. investing Making changes to current investment strategy Entrepreneurship: when to make the leap, how to prepare financially Charisse Conanan Johnson's Bio: Charisse Conanan Johnson, CFA (chartered financial analyst), is the original Wealthy Girl. Charisse is author of A Wealthy Girl: 7 Steps to Prosperity, Peace, and Personal Power. Charisse is a wealth expert, investor, business strategist, public speaker, and TV personality. Charisse is a managing partner and head of the advisory practice at Next Street and creator of the Charisse Says platform. She has pursued a life of purpose by investing in financial markets, teaching, building businesses, and stepping out on faith. A graduate of Yale University and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Charisse resides in Chicago with her husband, George, and daughter, Gabrielle. Bethany Gardner's Bio Bethany Gardner is a Design Thinking/ Human-Centered Design Specialist with expertise in developing creative problem solving strategies for organizations, or as she likes to describe it, "engineering alchemy." She currently serves as the Design Thinking Lead at Bechtel, Inc, and has been instrumental in using customer empathy to build more relevant products and services. Ms. Gardner's background in digital strategy, entrepreneurship, mobile marketing, consulting, and change management make her particularly well-suited to helping others solve tough, complex problems using innovative solutions. She has worked in and with many different industries, including government, B2B and B2C, technology, real estate, and consulting, both domestically and internationally. false