Past Events

film director and producer
April 10, 2023
Southeast Asia Cinema Series | Screening and Discussion with Tan Pin Pin: Invisible City (2007, Singapore, 58 minutes )

Co-sponsored by Jackson School of Global Affairs and Council on Southeast Asia Studies

Music Critic, New Yorker; Former New York Times Music Critic
April 7, 2023
The Changing Landscape of Performing Arts Journalism

Co-sponsored by Yale Journalism Initiative and Department of Music

Former White House Press Secretary and TIME reporter
April 6, 2023
Journalist to Spokesperson with Jay Carney

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Co-sponsored by The Yale College Democrats, The Yale Journalism Initiative, The Politic

Staff Writer, Defector
April 6, 2023
Nature, Queerness, and The Radical Life of Sea Creatures: A Reading and Discussion

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Critic, novelist, and educator
April 5, 2023
Reading in an Age of Crisis: A roundtable discussion with Garth Greenwell, Kathryn Lofton, and Emily Bernard

Garth Greenwell, Kathryn Lofton, and Emily Bernard will discuss art, morality, and the ethics of readership— and their own quirks and habits as readers.

Moderated by Meghan O’Rourke.

Cultural critic, Freelance Journalist, Author and Novelist
April 5, 2023
A Culture Critic Amidst the Culture Wars
April 2, 2023
A Celebration of The New Journal

To celebrate the New Journal’s newest honor–named America’s “Best Student Magazine” this past June by the Society of Professional Journalists–all are invited to a series of panels discussing strategies for creating the best journalism, in any publication and anywhere: the campus, the nation, and the world.  New Journal grads speaking at these panels will be here (in person) from Atlantic, Bloomberg, CBS, Economist, Foreign Affairs, Harper’s, Mississippi Today, New York Times, New Yorker, NPR, Paris Review, Pro Publica, Report for America, Science, Washington Post, and more. Details at New Journal website.

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Reporter, ProPublica
March 31, 2023
Journalism 10 Years Out from Yale
Journalist and political commentator, The New York Times
March 28, 2023
Writing on Poverty

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Co-sponsored by Yale Global Justice Program

Host and Founder of The Digital Sisterhood
March 7, 2023
What Holds Us Close: A Conversation with The Digital Sisterhood

“The Digital Sisterhood is a platform that aims to unite women of color and counter the pre-existing narrative on what it means to be a Muslim woman.” Join us for a conversation with Sister’s Cadar, Safia, and Khadra as we discuss the success of their groundbreaking podcast, their motivations within the world of modern-day story-telling, and their experiences as Muslim women of color in the world of journalism and media.