Past Events

White House reporter for American Urban Radio Networks
November 1, 2018
A Conversation with April Ryan

Hosted by Kimberly Goff-Crews

Following the conversation, Ms. Ryan will join students in a panel discussion. 

Research Fellow in Information Law at New York University School of Law
October 29, 2018
Big Tech and AI Complacency
Award-winning mental health campaigner, film producer, public speaker, writer and vlogger
October 26, 2018
“It’s Okay to Struggle. Please Talk”

The conversation between Jonny, Neil, and Phil is about how we can bring to bear the latest science on the problems faced by people with serious mental illness, in an effort to render their experiences more understandable and their suffering more manageable.

Co-sponsored by: Yale New Haven Hospital Behavioral Health & Emergency Services, Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health, Connecticut Mental Health Center Foundation, Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine and Yale Health. 

To watch a video of this talk, please click on this YouTube link:

Sierra Leonean Filmmaker and Community Leader
October 23, 2018
Survivors (2018)

A documentary screening followed by Q&A with filmmakers Arthur Pratt and Barmmy Boy. 

Through the eyes of Sierra Leonean Filmmaker Arthur Pratt, Survivors presents an intimate portrait of his country during the Ebola outbreak, exposing the complexity of the epidemic and the sociopolitical turmoil that lies in its wake. 

Senior Executive Editor, NDTV India
October 23, 2018
What is national about India's national media?

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.

Former White House Communications Director and Senior Adviser to President Obama
October 15, 2018
Politics, Messaging, and the Media in 2018
October 12, 2018
Documentary Works in Digital Era
Director, Annenberg Public Policy Center, Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication, University of Pennsylvania
October 10, 2018
How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President – What We Don’t, Can’t, and Do Know
Producer of Capturing the Flag and Entertainment Attorney
October 4, 2018
Documenting Democracy
Film Critic and Journalist,
October 4, 2018
The Auteur with a Camera: The Image in Recent Art Cinema

The Film Critic’s Role, Face to Face with the Filmmaker”