free and open to the public

Thursday, April 24
Tchaikovsky and Liszt

Romances, Lieder, and Mélodies Performed by instrumentalists and singers
from Richard Lalli's Performance of
Vocal Music Seminar
(Department of Music and Music at the Whitney)
4:30 pm, Auditorium

Thursday, April 24
Reni Celeste Memorial Lecture

Jean-Pierre Gorin, University of
California San Diego
"The Film Essay: Some Fault Lines to Consider"
(Reni Celeste Memorial Fund, Film Studies Program, Yale School of Art, Department of History of Art, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of French, Molière and Co. Fund in memory of June Beckelman Guicharnaud, and Films at the Whitney)
5 pm, Room 208

Thursday, April 24
Acceptance (USA, 2013) 50 min.
Director Ryan Chan
Followed by Q & A with the director and writers
(International Students Organization and
Whitney Humanities Center)
7:30 pm, Auditorium

Friday, April 25
Film Cultures Colloquium and
Screening Series

The Cheat (USA, 1915) 60 min. 16mm.
Director Cecil B. DeMille
7 pm, Auditorium
The Blot (USA, 1921) 90 min. 16mm .**WITH LIVE MUSICAL ACCOMPANIMENT**
Director Lois Weber
8 pm, Auditorium
(Film Studies Program; Yale Film Study Center, courtesy of Paul L. Joskow; Dean's Fund for Student Symposia; Public Humanities at Yale; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

Friday, April 25–Sunday, April 27
CCS 10th Anniversary Conference
“Advancing Cultural Sociology”
(Department of Sociology, Center for Cultural Sociology, and Whitney Humanities Center)
For more information email or see http://ccs.research.yale. edu/events/ccs-2014/

Saturday, April 26
Chinatown (USA, 1974) 130 min. 35mm.
Director Roman Polanski
(Yale Film Society and Films at the Whitney)
7 pm, Auditorium

Sunday, April 27
Advanced Fiction Film Workshop
A Senior Project in the Films Studies
Program with Michael Lomax,
Molly Houlahan, and Benjamin Boult
(Film Studies Program and
Films at the Whitney)
6:30 pm, Auditorium
Seating starts at 6:15 pm
For more information email

Wednesday, April 30
Things Left Behind (USA, 2012) 80 min.
Director Linda Hoaglund
Screening followed by a Q&A with the director
(Council on East Asian Studies and
Films at the Whitney)
7 pm, Auditorium

Thursday, May 1
Comparative Ancient and Medieval Political Thought Workshop

(International Conference for the Study of Political Thought and Whitney Humanities Center)
8:45 am, Room 208
For more information email or see Poster

Thursday, May 1
Jenny Reardon, University of California Santa Cruz
"The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Justice, Knowledge After the Genome"
(Franke Program in Science and the Humanities)
4 pm, Auditorium

Monday, May 5
Carl Craver, Washington University
"Levels and Emergence: A Mechanistic Perspective"
(The Magnetic Resonance Research Center and Franke Program in Science and the Humanities)
4 pm, Room 208



Thursday, April 3–Friday, June 20
Visions of the Sacred: Puppets and Performing Arts of South and Southeast Asia
Curated by Kathy Foley
The Gallery at the Whitney
Whitney Humanities Center 53 Wall Street
MW 3–5 pm
Or by appointment at (203) 432-0670
Presented in collaboration with the Institute of Sacred Music and the Department of
Religious Studies

The exhibit is drawn from curator Kathy Foley's collection of Asian religious theater materials. Foley is professor of theater arts at the University of California Santa Cruz.