Symposia

Event time: 
Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
1 – 5 PM
Event description: 

A special opportunity to step into a Yale classroom, with a sampling from several of Yale’s great teachers that illustrates the range of scholarship, creativity, and subject matter that shape a Yale education.
By invitation only, to be recorded for future viewing

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Session One: 1—2 pm
Five Ancient Secrets to Modern Happiness
Tamar Gendler
Yale University Art Gallery, McNeil Lecture Hall See map
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06520
What Made Mozart a Musical Genius?
Craig Wright
Sudler Recital Hall See map
100 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06520
What Will It Take to Cure Cancer in Our Time?
Thomas Lynch
Luce Hall Auditorium See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520
Contemporary African American Poetry and Art
Elizabeth Alexander
Linsly-Chittenden Room 102 See map
63 High Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Emotional Intelligence: From Theory to Everyday Practice
Marc Brackett
Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona (SSS) Room 114 See map
1 Prospect
New Haven, CT 06520
Session Two: 2:30—3:30 pm
Probing the Secrets of the Mind
Marvin Chun
Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona (SSS) Room 114 See map
1 Prospect
New Haven, CT 06520
Plastic-Eating Fungi and Other Wonders Discovered by Yale Undergraduates
Scott Strobel
Linsly-Chittenden Room 101 See map
63 High Street
New Haven, CT 06520
The Field of Blood: Congressional Violence in Antebellum America
Joanne Freeman
Yale Center for British Art Auditorium See map
1080 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Color in Context: Revisiting Albers
Anoka Faruqee
Linsly-Chittenden Room 102 See map
63 High Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Game Theory
Benjamin Polak
Battell Chapel See map
400 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06520
The Second Nuclear Age
Paul Bracken
Luce Hall Auditorium See map
34 Hillhouse
New Haven, CT 06520
Session Three: 2:30—3:30 pm
The University of the Future: Next Steps in Internationalization
Various speakers
Sprague Hall See map
470 College Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Session Four: 4—5 pm
Provost to President: Leadership in University Administration
Various speakers
Sprague Hall See map
470 College Street
New Haven, CT 06520