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.

Thursday, April 26

A Sense of Displacement: Stuart Hall's Art of Living

The Henry Louis Gates Jr. Annual Lecture
David Scott, Columbia University
(African American Studies and Whitney Humanities Center)

More information regarding the Henry Louis Gates Jr. Annual Lecture
Poster
 

5:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, April 27 to Saturday, April 28

Free Trade and Protectionism in Historical Perspective Conference

(European Studies Council, MacMillan Center, Economic History, Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund, and Whitney Humanities Center)

For full program please click here
Event Poster

Room 208

Friday, April 27

Yeelen (Brightness), Director Souleymane Cissé

(Mali, Burkina Faso, France; 1985) 106 min. 35mm. print courtesy of the Yale Film Archive
Introduced and followed by a Q&A with Dudley Andrew
(Yale Film Society; 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

Saturday, April 28

HEAR through Time: History, Equality, Artistic Representation

Classical works by female and minority composers, including Joseph Boulogne, Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, William Grant Still, Pauline Viardot, Ulysses Kay, Yuko Uebayashi, and others
(School of Music and Music at the Whitney)

Event poster

3:00pm, Auditorium

Saturday, April 28

Monster Hunt, Director Raman Hui

Monsters in Motion: Spring Film Series on Animated Monsters and/in East Asia
(China, 2015) 118 min, DCP
Introduced by Jinying Li, University of Pittsburgh
(Council on East Asian Studies, East Asian Languages and Literatures, Film and Media Studies, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale) 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, May 01

Class Pictures: Student Archivist Screening Night (Various 16mm. prints introduced by students)

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

7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, May 02

SONGS IN THE FOLK STYLE

Music at the Whitney
Performed by students from Richard Lalli’s Vocal Music seminar
with pianist Sara Kohane
(Department of Music and Music at the Whitney)

Event poster

4:30pm, Auditorium

Thursday, May 03

Second Annual Symposium on the Environmental Humanities

A spring showcase of Yale graduate student research in the environmental humanities
(Environmental Humanities; 320 York Humanities; School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; Franke Program in Science and the Humanities; Program in Agrarian Studies; Departments of Anthropology, English, and History; and Whitney Humanities Center)

For more information see website

10:15am, Room 208

Friday, May 04

Ashes of Time Redux, Director Kar-Wai Wong

(Hong Kong, 2008) 94 min. 35mm, print from Yale Film Archive
Introduction by Pierre Folliet, Comparative Literature and Film and Media Studies
(Council on East Asian Studies; Yale Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; Yale Graduate Film Colloquium; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, May 16

School of Rock, Director Richard Linklater

School of Rock, Director Richard Linklater
(USA, 2003) 108 min. 35mm.
(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