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.

Monday, November 26

Thinking about 1968 Today

A conversation with Morgane Cadieu, Michael Denning, Alice Kaplan, and Kevin Repp
In conjunction with the WHC Gallery exhibit Political Protest 1968: Paris and Berkeley
(Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, American Studies, French, and Whitney Humanities Center)

Event poster

4:00pm, Room 108

Tuesday, November 27

Franke Lectures

Robert Brandom, University of Pittsburgh

A Spirit of Trust: Magnanimity and Agency in Hegel’s Phenomenology

5:00pm, Room 208

Wednesday, November 28

Getting to Know The Big, Wide World, Director Kira Muratova

The Long Farewell: The Films of Kira Muratova
(Soviet Union, 1980) 75 min. DCP
Introduction by Spencer Small
(Russian Studies, European Studies Council, Film and Media Studies, MacMillan Center, Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, November 30

From Mannahatta to Visionmaker: Mapping the Past, Present, and Future of Nature in New York City

Eric Sanderson, Senior Conservation Ecologist
(Franke Program in Science and the Humanities)

For more information view here
View The Mannahatta Project

4:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, November 30

Screening In and Out: Surface or Portal?

Mellon Sawyer Seminar: Genealogies of the Excessive Screen
Tom Gunning, Chicago University
In conversation with Francesco Casetti, Craig Buckley, and Rüdiger Campe
(Whitney Humanities Center)

5:30pm, Room 208

Friday, November 30

First Man, Director Damien Chazelle

Special Screening
(USA, 2018) 141 min. DCP
Introduced and followed by a Q&A with screenwriter Josh Singer (YC ‘94)
(Yale Film Society and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:30pm, Auditorium

Sunday, December 02

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ... and Spring, Director Ki-duk Kim

Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
(South Korea, 2003) 103 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)

2:00pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, December 04

Franke Lectures

Steven Crowell, Rice University

Methodological Atheism: An Essay in Second-Person Phenomenology

5:00pm, Room 208

Wednesday, December 05 to Thursday, December 06

Finzi-Contini Lectures

Masha Gessen, Russian and U.S. journalist and author

Imagining a Book about Imagining Democracy

Wednesday, December 5
Lecture
5:00 pm

Thursday, December 6
A conversation with Yale professors Marta Figlerowicz and Jason Stanley
10:00 am

Press release
Event poster

Auditorium

Wednesday, December 05

Eternal Homecoming, Director Kira Muratova

The Long Farewell: The Films of Kira Muratova
(Ukraine, 2012) 114 min. DCP
Introduction by Carlotta Chenoweth
(Russian Studies, European Studies Council, Film and Media Studies, MacMillan Center, Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Thursday, December 06

Ingmar Bergman Centenary Screenings

35 mm. prints from the Yale Film Archive
Smiles of a Summer Night (Sweden, 1955) 108 min.
Wild Strawberries (Sweden, 1957) 91 min.
(Yale 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

Friday, December 07

French Renaissance Literary and Scholarly Legacies: A Conference in Honor of Edwin M. Duval

(Department of French, Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund, Cultural
Services of the French Embassy, and Whitney Humanities Center)
For more information see website

9:00am, Room 208

Sunday, December 09

I am a Seagull, Directors Brian Mertes and Alex Harvey

(USA, 2017)
Introduced by Joan MacIntosh, School of Drama
Followed by a talk-back with the filmmakers and members of the cast
(School of Drama and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

2:00pm, Auditorium