Upcoming Events

All listed Whitney events are free and open to the public.
For videos, podcasts and images from past Whitney events visit the Archive page.

Wednesday, March 27

Documentaries, Victims, and Reparation: Investigative Journalism as Tool for Recovering Historical Memory

CLAIS Lunchtime Colloquia Series
Montserrat Armengou, Pointer Fellow and investigative documentary filmmaker
Moderated by Margherita Tortora
(Poynter Fellowship; Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies; and Whitney Humanities Center)

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12:00pm, Room 208

Wednesday, March 27

Re-Reading in Detail

Annual Lecture in Memory of Naomi Schor
Anne Garréta, Duke University and Université Rennes 2
(Naomi Schor Memorial Lecture Fund; Department of French; Women Faculty Forum; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism; and Whitney Humanities Center)

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4:00pm, Room 208

Wednesday, March 27

In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, Director Maurice Fitzpatrick

(UK, 2019) 90 min. DCP
Q&A to follow with the director
(MacMillan Center, Poynter Fellowship, European Studies Council, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

6:30pm, Auditorium

Thursday, March 28

For Love or Money: On Working More and Making Less and Having to Pretend to Like It

Poynter Fellowship in Journalism
Sarah Jaffe, journalist and author
(Film and Media Studies and Whitney Humanities Center)
2:30 pm, Room 208

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2:30pm, Room 208

Thursday, March 28

Harold and Maude, Director Hal Ashby

Bioethics Film Series
(USA, 1971) 91 min.
Introduced and followed by a discussion with Stephen Latham
(Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

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7:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, March 29

Energy and the Humanities: Into the Classroom and Beyond

(Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund, Yale School of Forestry, Environmental Studies, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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4:00pm, Room 208

Saturday, March 30

Princess Mononoke, Director Hayao Miyazaki

(Japan, 1997) 133 min. 35mm, print courtesy of the Yale Film Archive
Introduced and followed by a discussion with members of the Yale Film Society
(Yale Film Society and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, April 02

Franke Lectures

Gyanendra Pandey, Emory University

Modernity in the Home: A Reflection on 20th Century India

5:00pm, Room 208

Tuesday, April 02

ULAM: Main Dish, Director Alexandra Cuerdo

Chewing the Fat
(USA, 2018) 90 min.
Followed by a conversation with director and documentary filmmaker
Moderator: Mary Lui
(Yale Sustainable Food Program, Timothy Dwight College, KASAMA, Asian American Cultural Center, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

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7:00pm, Auditorium

Thursday, April 04

Selma, Director Ava DuVernay

Democracy in America Film Series
(USA, 2014) 152 min.
Talk back with Crystal Feimster, African American Studies
(320 York Humanities and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

For a list of films and speakers for the full series, view here: http://democracyinamerica.yale.edu/

7:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, April 05 to Saturday, April 06

Annual European Film Conference: 1939

(European Studies Council, MacMillan Center and Whitney Humanities Center)
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Auditorium

Friday, April 05 to Saturday, April 06

Self-Opacity, Ethics and Agency

Conference participants: Richard Eldridge (Swarthmore College), Paul Katsafanas, (Boston University), Thomas Khurana (University of Essex), Laurie Paul, Yale University, Francey Russell, Yale University)
(Humanities, Department of Philosophy, and Whitney Humanities Center)

For additional information contact francey.russell@yale.edu or view website
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10:00am, Room 208

Sunday, April 07

The Hustler, Director Robert Rossen

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(USA, 1961) 134 min.
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

2:00pm, Auditorium

Monday, April 08

Judaism: The Genealogy of a Modern Notion

The Benjamin (Yale 1962) and Barbara Zucker Lecture Series
Daniel Boyarin, University of California Berkeley
Panel discussion: Daniel Boyarin (University of California), Naomi Seidman (University of Toronto), Eliyahu Stern (Yale), Noreen Khawaja (Yale), and Paul North (Yale).
(Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism, Judaic Studies Program, and Whitney Humanities Center)

For more information please view http://ypsa.yale.edu
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4:00pm, Room 208

Tuesday, April 09

Franke Lectures

Anupama Rao, Barnard College

Social Abstraction, Historical Comparison: Thinking Caste, Race, and Gender in the Time Capital

5:00pm, Room 208

Wednesday, April 10

'Like Negros … and Mohammedans': Sephardic Jews in the American Racial Imagination

Devin Naar, University of Washington
(Program in Judaic Studies and Whitney Humanities Center)

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5:00pm, Room 208

Thursday, April 11

Difficult Times

The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Annual Lecture
Hazel Carby, Yale University
(African American Studies, Daniel and Joanna S. Rose, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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5:00pm, Auditorium

Monday, April 15

Shulman Lectures

Lisa Parks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Energizing Media: Sources, Temporalities, and Formats

5:00pm, Room 208

Thursday, April 18

The Third Algorithm: The Evolution of Human Culture

Gary Tomlinson, John Hay Whitney Professor of Music and the Humanities, Director of Whitney Humanities Center
(Franke Program in Science and the Humanities)

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5:15pm, Room 208

Wednesday, April 24

Socialism of Fools: An Interpretation of Anti-Jewish Anti-Capitalism in Modern Europe

The Benjamin (Yale 1962) and Barbara Zucker Lecture Series
Michele Battini, University of Pisa
(Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism and Whitney Humanities Center)

For more information please visit http://ypsa.yale.edu

4:00pm, Room 208

Friday, April 26

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: An Evening with Nick Doob

Featuring the newly preserved feature film Street Music (1979) and three newly preserved shorts, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Nick Doob
16mm shorts preserved by the Yale Film Study Center with support from the National Film Preservation Foundation
(Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium