Poynter Fellowship in Journalism

The Poynter Fellowship plays a unique role in the educational life of Yale University. Nelson Poynter (Yale, M.A. 1927) established the program to enable Yale to bring to its campus distinguished reporters, editors and others who have made important contributions to the media. Follow us on Facebook!

Upcoming Events

All events are free and open to the public.

Host of "The Open Mind", PBS
September 19, 2018 - 2:30pm
Civil Discourse in an Uncivil Age: The Quest for a Post-Partisan Citizenship
ISPS Policy Lab See map
77 Prospect St.
Photography Critic, New York Times Magazine; Gore Vidal Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing at Harvard
September 26, 2018 - 2:30pm
And how long have you been talking to photographs?
Yale School of Art, Green Hall, Room G31 See map
1156 Chapel St.
Freelance Science Writer
September 26, 2018 - 7:30pm
“The Heretical Idea of Making People Artificially”
Luce Hall Auditorium 101 See map
34 Hillhouse Ave.

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*Co-sponsored by Yale Quantum Institute

Russian-American journalist and broadcaster
September 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
“How the United States created Vladimir Putin”
Luce Hall Auditorium 101 See map
34 Hillhouse Ave.

Co-sponsored by the Program on Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies; the MacMillan Center; and the European Studies Council

Correspondent, CBS News
October 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
A conversation with David Begnaud
Ezra Stiles Head of College House See map
9 Tower Parkway

Co-sponsored by The Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM) and Ezra Stiles College


Contributing Writer, The New Yorker & Best-Selling Author
October 2, 2018 - 4:30pm
Cards, Cons, and Other Shenanigans: Reporting on the Mind in Action
Davenport Common Room See map
275 Park St.
Film Critic and Journalist, Slate.fr
October 4, 2018 - 5:00pm
“The Auteur with a Camera: The Image in Recent Art Cinema”
Whitney Humanities Center, room 208 See map
53 Wall St.

“The Film Critic face-to face with the Filmmaker: Jean-Michel Frodon discusses his filmed dialogue with Benoit Jacquot”

October 5, 2018 - 6:30pm
Post-screening discussion between filmmaker Bi Gan and critic Jean-Michel Frodon
Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium See map
53 Wall St.

Film introduction by Bi Gan followed by a post screening conversation at 9pm.

October 6, 2018 - 2:00pm
“Remarks on today’s art films and the status of the image”
Whitney Humanities Center, room 208 See map
53 Wall St.
October 12, 2018 - 1:30pm
Documentary Works in Digital Era
Yale School of Art, Green Hall, G32 See map
1156 Chapel St.
Senior Executive Editor, NDTV India
October 23, 2018 - 4:30pm
What is national about India's national media?
Luce Hall Auditorium See map
34 Hillhouse Ave.

Co-sponsored by South Asian Studies Council

The talk will be delivered in Hindi - a translation of his entire lecture will be available in the form of handouts.