Events Calendar

  • Thursday 10/6/22

    • Oct 6
      6:30PM – 7:30PM
      Zoom
      Add to Calendar 2022-10-06T18:30:00 2022-10-06T19:30:00 America/New_York Yale Club of Washington, D.C. presents: Egypt in the Age of Tutankhamun Presentation by Yale Professor of Egyptology John Darnell on Egypt at the time of Tutankhamun’s reign. Professor Darnell will also speak about Tutankhamun’s parents, about whom he has just co-authored a book. Professor Darnell will also discuss his personal experience with Tutankhamun, including translating the enigmatic netherworld book on Tutankhamun’s second gilded shrine, publishing an important border stela of his reign as part of the professor’s work in Kurkur Oasis, and co-authoring a book on Tutankhamun’s parents. Professor Darnell will demonstrate that Tutankhamun is not just the “tragic boy king” as he is often dismissed. false
  • Friday 10/7/22

    • Oct 7 – Oct 9
      New Haven, CT
      Add to Calendar 2022-10-07T08:00:00 2022-10-09T21:00:00 America/New_York Yale School of the Environment Reunion Weekend

      YSE will offer an engaging and varied program for our in-person reunion, October 7-9, including time for classes to gather with special guests, opportunities to showcase alumni achievements and learn new things, and good old-fashioned fun.

      YSE Alumni from all classes and their families are invited.

      This year we celebrate the classes of 2017, 2012, 2007, 2002, 1997, 1992, 1987, 1982, 1977, 1972, 1967, 1962, 1957

      While we look forward to hosting an in-person Reunion, plans are subject to change in accordance with Yale’s pandemic policy.

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  • Saturday 10/8/22

    • Oct 8, 2022
      Starts at 2:30PM
      Add to Calendar 2022-10-08T14:30:00 2022-10-08T14:30:00 America/New_York London Piano Festival: Solo Performance by Vigay Iyer '92 Solo

      Vijay Iyer (YC '92) will be playing in a rare solo performance as part of the London Piano Festival at Kings Place. YCL and Yale Club of Ireland are co-hosting this special evening on Saturday October 8th. There will be a  drinks reception later that night hosted by Mina Choi (YC '92) in a private home behind Wigmore Hall.

      ABOUT THE PERFORMER:

      Vijay Iyer is an American composer, pianist, bandleader, producer, and writer based in New York City. The New York Times has called him a "social conscience, multimedia collaborator, system builder, rhapsodist, historical thinker and multicultural gateway." He received a MacArthur Fellowship, a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, a Grammy nomination, and was voted  Downbeat Magazine’s Jazz Artist of the Year four times in the last decade. In 2014 he received a lifetime appointment as the Franklin D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of the Arts at Harvard University, where he is jointly appointed in the Department of Music and the Department of African and African American Studies.

      Vijay’s releases include 2021’s Uneasy (ECM) with Linda May Han Oh on bass and Tyshawn Sorey on drums; The Transitory Poems (ECM Records, 2019) with pianist Craig Taborn;  Far From Over (ECM, 2017) with the Vijay Iyer Sextet;  A Cosmic Rhythm with Each Stroke (ECM, 2016) with composer-trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith;  Break Stuff (ECM, 2015) with the Vijay Iyer Trio; the score to the film  Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi (ECM, 2014) by filmmaker Prashant Bhargava; and  Holding it Down: The Veterans’ Dreams Project (Pi Recordings, 2013) with poet-performer Mike Ladd.

      Vijay’s concert works have been commissioned by Brentano Quartet, Lutoslawski Quartet, Ethel, Brooklyn Rider, Imani Winds, American Composers Orchestra, Bang on a Can All-Stars, The Silk Road Ensemble, International Contemporary Ensemble, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, LAPhil Group for New Music, and soloists Matt Haimowitz, Claire Chase, Mishka Rushdie Momen, Shai Wosner, and Jennifer Koh.

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    • Oct 8
      8:00PM – 10:30PM
      New Haven, CT
      Add to Calendar 2022-10-08T20:00:00 2022-10-08T22:30:00 America/New_York The Yale Whiffenpoofs Whim N' Rhythm Family Concert

      Join the Whiffs and Whim of 2023 for their Fall debut! Enjoy an evening featuring more than a handful of smooth ballads, jazzy solos, and timeless classics. We can't wait to see you there!

      Details: Doors open at 7:30 pm ET. Concert begins at 8:00 pm ET.
      Tickets are $50 for priority seating, $20 for adults, $15 for children, and $10 for Yale students.
      Attendees must wear masks.

      Tickets can be bought on this page, or through Paypal here. If you are buying tickets through Paypal, please write the number of tickets you're purchasing in the note.

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  • Monday 10/10/22

    • Oct 10 – Nov 14
      Online
      Add to Calendar 2022-10-10T17:00:00 2022-11-14T19:00:00 America/New_York Yale Alumni College presents The Black Box: Understanding the National Security Council

      This course will elucidate the role of the most mysterious agency in the Federal government:  the National Security Council or NSC, and its Staff.  The function of the State Department, the Department of Defense, and the Intelligence Community in implementing the President’s national security agenda is well-known.  The NSC and its concrete day-to-day activities remain, however, a mystery despite the vitally important part the organization plays in determining how the U.S. interacts with the world.  This course will lift the veil surrounding the NSC and its Staff, providing an introduction to its history, evolution, and current activities that will allow a better understanding of the national security policy of this or any President.

       

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    • Oct 10, 2022
      Starts at 7:00PM
      Online
      Add to Calendar 2022-10-10T19:00:00 2022-10-10T19:00:00 America/New_York Yale-Jefferson Award for Public Service: A Virtual Awards Ceremony and Fireside Chat with the 2022 Award Recipients

      The Yale-Jefferson Awards are presented annually, recognizing sustained public service that is individual, innovative, impactful, and inspiring. The recipients are three Yalies – a Yale College student, a graduate or professional school student, and a member of the alumni body – all of whom have demonstrated service that draws on the Yale community and benefits the world beyond Yale.

      Join us for this kick-off event as part of Celebrate Service Week, as we honor the 2022 award winners. They have made an impact in so many ways – providing leadership in service to elders, providing educational and health resources to orphans and other vulnerable populations, and strengthening and supporting the New Haven community.

      In this virtual interactive session, we will celebrate these honorees with a virtual awards ceremony followed by a fireside chat, where they will share their stories and discuss the impact of their service engagement. In addition, our award participants will talk about their work in the context of today's challenges, including the COVID landscape, and ways to get involved. 

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      Yale-Jefferson Award
    • Oct 10 – Nov 14
      Online
      Add to Calendar 2022-10-10T19:30:00 2022-11-14T19:30:00 America/New_York Yale Alumni College presents Contemporary Broadway: Exploring 21st-century musicals

      This course examines relatively recent (21st-century) Broadway musicals that challenge ideas about that musical genre. Some of these works address disturbing or even offensive topics. Others violate norms of representation in musical theater, expand the range of musical theater into novel realms of music and subject matter, or use the platform of the American musical to advance social and sociopolitical arguments. In class, we will ask questions about the relationships between popular entertainment and contemporary social and political issues. To what extent can and should theater break taboos or offend? Are there limits on what is possible and appropriate in musical theater in these respects? We will also investigate how musical theater uses music specifically (as opposed to just words) to enhance (or detract) from its artistic effects. That is, how do songs, musical style, and instrumental scoring affect the ways that the messages of theater, culture, and even activism are delivered and received?

       

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  • Tuesday 10/11/22

    • Oct 11
      12:00PM – 1:00PM
      Online
      Add to Calendar 2022-10-11T12:00:00 2022-10-11T13:00:00 America/New_York Advances in Breast Cancer Therapy

      In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month and medical advancement, the Yale Alumni Health Network (YAHN) welcomes you to join us for this fascinating webinar on the latest approach to treatment for this disease.  

      Professor and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Radiology and Associate Director of Education and Training for Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, David Mankoff (YC’81), MD, PhD joins faculty of Yale School of Medicine for a lively discussion, presentation, and Q&A that will describe new approaches for breast cancer treatment arising from research advances. 

      Panelists include the Director for Breast Cancer Translational Research and Scientific Co-Director of the Center for Breast Cancer, Lajos Pusztai, MD, DPhil, Director of the Center for Breast Cancer at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center Maryam Lustberg, MD, MPH, and Eric Winer, MD, Yale College '78 and YSM '83, and Director of the Yale Cancer Center and Physician-in-chief of Smilow Cancer Network.  He is also the current president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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      YAHN Breast Cancer
    • Oct 11 – Nov 15
      Online
      Add to Calendar 2022-10-11T16:00:00 2022-11-15T18:00:00 America/New_York Yale Alumni College presents Flappers, Bootleggers, Bankers and Presidents

      This course examines key aspects of the 1920s and 30s, from the end of World War I through the period of neutrality prior to World War II. Equal emphasis will be placed on the politics of these decades (presidential elections; domestic and foreign policy) as on social and cultural trends. Cultural texts we will examine include short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway; poetry of the Harlem Renaissance; Depression-era song lyrics; New Deal photography; film clips of 1930s musicals and gangster movies; and political cartoons.

       

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