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Sitting down with Liz Antle-O’Donnell

Liz Antle-O’Donnell has been working with Site Projects, an organization that stages large public-art projects, since 2012. She is the project manager of the upcoming  piece entitled “Whispering Galleries.”...

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Sitting down with David Mitchell

David Mitchell is a best-selling British author, acclaimed by the New York Times Book Review as “one of the more fascinating fearless writers alive.” His critically hailed novels have...

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Sitting down with Josh Evans

Nordic Food Lab is a non-profit organization based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded by chef Rene Redzepi of the two Michelin star restaurant Noma, Nordic Food Lab serves as a...

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Sitting down with the Geniuses

“2014 is the year of humility,” says Mahbod Moghadam, CC ’04. “The goal is to tell only one billionaire to fuck off this year.” Ilan Zechory, TC ’06, and...

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Claire Messud

Sitting down with Claire Messud

Claire Messud, JE ’87, is a writer and professor of creative writing, perhaps best known for her 2006 novel, The Emperor’s Children. Messud is returning to Yale this semester to...

Jerrod Ankenman

Sitting down with Jerrod Ankenman

You may recognize Jerrod Ankenman as either the name behind your automated Structures of Networks emails or, if you follow the World Series of Poker, the 2009 Mixed Games...

St. Valentine

Sitting down with St. Valentine

Saint Valentine is a widely recognized third-century Roman saint commemorated on Fri., Feb. 14. Widely associated since the High Middle Ages with courtly love, Valentine was executed for the...

June Gruber

Sitting down with June Gruber

June Gruber is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and the Director of the Positive Emotion and Psychopathology (PEP) Labratory. Her research focuses on a paradox that confuse, or even...

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Sitting down with Stacy Spell

Stacy Spell is the president of the West River Neighborhood Services Corporation. Named the New Haven Independent’s Man of the Year in 2011, Spell has dedicated himself to his...

The Whaling Crew
Todd Lyon

Sitting down with Todd Lyon

Located at 93 Whitney Avenue, the Fashionista Vintage & Variety has been establishing itself as a staple of the Yale and downtown New Haven communities for over three years....

Louise Gluck

Sitting down with Louise Glück

Louise Glück is a major voice in contemporary poetry. Born and raised in New York, Glück has published 14 collections of poetry, which have earned her numerous awards and...

Immortal Technique
Drew Ruben

Sitting down with Drew Ruben

Drew Ruben, SY ’11, founder of Blue State Coffee, had not yet graduated before his store became a campus staple. Upon graduating, Ruben took a job at the hedge...

Nancy Kuhl

Sitting down with Nancy Kuhl

In addition to co-editing Phylum Press, a small poetry publisher, and being the author of two chapbooks and a collection of poetry, Nancy Kuhl is the Curator of Poetry...

Marc Grossman

Sitting down with Marc Grossman

An eminent U.S. diplomat and new Kissinger Fellow at Yale, Ambassador Marc Grossman has served in a range of positions since 1977, including U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, Under Secretary...

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Sitting down with David Joselit

As Carnegie Professor of History of Art, David Joselit has studied everything from Duchamp to television. His 2012 book, After Art, considers the ways in which digital technology and...

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Sitting down with Sam Shleifer

Big data analytics, the use of computational programming to interpret large collections of data, is growing quickly in popularity. From Moneyball to Nate Silver, statistics are slipping into our...

Sitting Down with Chris Stedman

Sitting down with Chris Stedman

After a secular upbringing in Minnesota, Chris Stedman converted to evangelical Christianity when he was 11. He later spent several years speaking in front of religious audiences as a...