Agrarian Studies Colloquium Series - Fri, October 31, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Friday, October 31, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   Luce Hall (LUCE), Room 203
   34 Hillhouse Ave., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
   PLEASE NOTE: On October 17 and November 14, the meeting will be held in the seminar at 230 Prospect Street
Tags: architecture, arts, class, community, family, humanities, medicine, meeting, science, social_sciences, talk, workshop

Speaker/Performer: Rotating
Colloquia Website

Description: The core of the Agrarian Studies Program's activities is a weekly colloquium organized around an annual theme. Invited specialists send papers in advance that are the focus of an organized discussion by the faculty and graduate students associated with the colloquium.

“Hinterlands, Frontiers, Cities, and States: Transactions and Identities” is the theme for the next year. Among other things, this topic embraces the study of mutual perceptions between countryside and city, and patterns of cultural and material exchange, extraction, migration, credit, legal systems, and political order that link them.

For a full list of speakers and descriptions, visit the colloquia's website: http://www.yale.edu/agrarianstudies/shadow/colloq2.html

Open To: General Public
Contact Information:
   Ryan Hall, Program Coordinator, Agrarian Studies
   
   ryan.hill@yale.edu
   

Yale Farm Friday Workdays - Fri, October 31, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Friday, October 31, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: campus_tour, class, community, family, film, meeting, recreation, sports, tour, workshop

For more information, click here.

Description: The Yale Farm will be holding open volunteer farm workdays on Wednesdays and Sundays from 1 p.m.-5 p.m., and Fridays from 2 p.m.-5 p.m., beginning Friday, Aug. 29. The Friday workday ends with pizza for all — cooked in our hearth oven.

Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   203-436-9138
   isabelle.napier@yale.edu
   

Yale Gospel Choir & Living Water: Joint Family Weekend Concert - Fri, October 10, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Friday, October 10, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where:
   Afro-American Cultural Center (PARK211)
   211 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Tags: community, family, music, performance, spiritual

Yale Gospel Choir Website

Description: Join the Yale Gospel Choir and Living Water, Yale's premiere Christian a cappella group, for a night of music and worship. The concert will be held in the Afro-American Cultural Center, and refreshments will follow the performance. Admission is free, and the concert will be open to students, family members of all ages, and the general public.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Peter Suwondo
   330-256-9580
   peter.suwondo@yale.edu
   

2014 Nigerian Independence Day Gala - Fri, October 3, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Friday, October 3, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where:
   Afro-American Cultural Center (PARK211), E-Room
   211 Park Street, New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: community, dance, family, music, other, performance, poetry

Speaker/Performer: Chief Obi
More information on Facebook

Description: Join Students of Nigeria in celebration of Nigeria's 54th year of independence. Performances include spoken word, West African dance, comedy by online sensation Chief Obi, and more. A full Nigerian meal will be served. After party to follow.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Tickets/Registration

Yale Farm Wednesday Workdays - Wed, October 29, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: campus_tour, class, community, family, meeting, recreation, sports, tour, workshop

For more information, click here.

Description: The Yale Farm will be holding open volunteer farm workdays on Wednesdays and Sundays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., and Fridays, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. The Friday workday will end with pizza for all — cooked in our hearth oven.

Open To: General Public
Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   203-436-9138
   isabelle.napier@yale.edu
   

German Department's Kaffee-Klatsch - Mon, October 27, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Monday, October 27, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   William L Harkness Hall (WLH), lounge
   100 Wall St., New Haven, CT 06511
Tags: architecture, arts, community, humanities, medicine, meeting, other, science, social_sciences, talk

Speaker/Performer: Daniel Steimer

Description: Germans are well-known for their beer; however, even we Germans like to meet up for a cup of coffee now and then. Join us on a Monday for a Kaffeeklatsch – literally: ‘coffee (and) gossip’. You don’t like coffee? Gossip isn’t your thing? No worries. We’re very liberal when it comes to choices of beverages or conversation topics. You just bring yourself and leave the rest to us.

Who should attend:
You’ve just started learning German and you would like to practice some more? You’ve been to Berlin once and want to know now if your impressions were only based on stereotypes? You simply like all the friendly people at the German department and you would like to get to know them better? Then this is the place and the time for you!

Open to the Yale community and invited guests.

Open To: Yale Community Only
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Daniel Steimer
   
   daniel.steimer@yale.edu
   

Zigler Center Child Forum: The Children of Gaza and the Fifty Day War - Fri, October 3, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Friday, October 3, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where:
   Child Study Center (NIHB), Donald J. Cohen Auditorium, Rm. E-02
   230 South Frontage Rd., New Haven, CT 06519
Tags: community, humanities, medicine, social_sciences, talk

Speaker/Performer: Taroub Faramand, M.D., president of Women Influencing Health, Education, and Rule of Law (WI-HER)

Description: Taroub Faramand, founder and president of Women Influencing Health, Education and Rule of Law (WI-HER), will share her insights on the recent 50 day war in Gaza and its impact on children. With over 30 years of global development experience, Dr. Faramand is an internationally renowned public health expert and recipient of numerous awards for her work on behalf of Palestinians, including the 2002 Meritorius award by the U.S. Ambassador to Israel.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Erika Christakis
   203-432-9935
   erika.christakis@yale.edu
   http://branford.yalecollege.yale.edu/erika-christakis

Yale Farm Sunday Workdays - Sun, October 26, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Sunday, October 26, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: campus_tour, class, community, family, meeting, recreation, sports, tour, workshop

For more information, click here.

Description: The Yale Farm will be holding open volunteer farm workdays on Wednesdays and Sundays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., and Fridays, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. The Friday workday will end with pizza for all — cooked in our hearth oven.

Open To: General Public
Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   203-436-9138
   isabelle.napier@yale.edu
   

Yale Farm Friday Workdays - Fri, October 24, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Friday, October 24, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: campus_tour, class, community, family, film, meeting, recreation, sports, tour, workshop

For more information, click here.

Description: The Yale Farm will be holding open volunteer farm workdays on Wednesdays and Sundays from 1 p.m.-5 p.m., and Fridays from 2 p.m.-5 p.m., beginning Friday, Aug. 29. The Friday workday ends with pizza for all — cooked in our hearth oven.

Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   203-436-9138
   isabelle.napier@yale.edu
   

An Evening with Mark Bittman - Wed, October 8, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where:
   Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall (SSS), 114
   1 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: architecture, arts, class, community, conference, family, humanities, medicine, meeting, science, social_sciences, talk, workshop

Speaker/Performer: Mark Bittman

Description: Mark Bomford, director of the Yale Sustainable Food Program, will lead a conversation with Mark Bittman, NYT columnist and lead food writer for The Times Magazine, in conjunction with the release of Bittman's new book, "How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food." Books will be available for purchase, to be signed by Bittman following the conversation.

Open To: General Public

Yale Farm Worday - Fri, October 10, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Friday, October 10, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: community, family

Yale Farm Workday

Description: As part of Celebrate Sustainability, the Yale Farm will be holding its usual volunteer farm workday on Friday from 1:00 pm-5:00 pm. Everyone, including non-Yale affiliates, is welcome. No gardening experience necessary. Just bring a water bottle and wear weather- and work-appropriate clothing. What you’ll do depends on the day and the season. On a fall Friday, for example, you might be helping to harvest tomatoes, eggplant, broccoli, and kale. The Friday workday ends with pizza for all cooked in the Yale Sustainable Food Program’s hearth oven. Get the most up-to-date information on the workday schedule for the Yale Farm via their newsletter or by following their Twitter.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Ryan Laemel
   203-436-3572
   ryan.laemel@yale.edu
   

Yale Farm Wednesday Workdays - Wed, October 22, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: campus_tour, class, community, family, meeting, recreation, sports, tour, workshop

For more information, click here.

Description: The Yale Farm will be holding open volunteer farm workdays on Wednesdays and Sundays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., and Fridays, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. The Friday workday will end with pizza for all — cooked in our hearth oven.

Open To: General Public
Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   203-436-9138
   isabelle.napier@yale.edu
   

German Department's Kaffee-Klatsch - Mon, October 20, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Monday, October 20, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   William L Harkness Hall (WLH), lounge
   100 Wall St., New Haven, CT 06511
Tags: architecture, arts, community, humanities, medicine, meeting, other, science, social_sciences, talk

Speaker/Performer: Daniel Steimer

Description: Germans are well-known for their beer; however, even we Germans like to meet up for a cup of coffee now and then. Join us on a Monday for a Kaffeeklatsch – literally: ‘coffee (and) gossip’. You don’t like coffee? Gossip isn’t your thing? No worries. We’re very liberal when it comes to choices of beverages or conversation topics. You just bring yourself and leave the rest to us.

Who should attend:
You’ve just started learning German and you would like to practice some more? You’ve been to Berlin once and want to know now if your impressions were only based on stereotypes? You simply like all the friendly people at the German department and you would like to get to know them better? Then this is the place and the time for you!

Open to the Yale community and invited guests.

Open To: Yale Community Only
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Daniel Steimer
   
   daniel.steimer@yale.edu
   

Celebrate Sustainability - Mon, October 6, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Monday, October 6, 2014 - Friday, October 10, 2014 (All day)
Where:
   
   ,
Tags: community

Celebrate Sustainability Event Calendar

Description: This year's Celebrate Sustainability, a week-long series of sustability-related events, is taking place Oct. 6-10.

The Yale Office of Sustainability coordinates Celebrate Sustainability and members of the Yale community host the events. Events include tours of Yale's power plants, meditation in Yale's urban meadows, a 'green' art show, a screening of Academy Award nominated documentary 'Waste Land' by EFFY, and many more!

All of the events can be viewed on the Yale Calendar as well as the Yale Office of Sustainability's calendar: http://sustainability.yale.edu/calendar

Celebrate Sustainability serves to raise awareness and spark campus-wide conversation about environmental, social, and economic priorities and accomplishments through its series of activities and speakers. This year’s theme is Empowering Change on Campus and in the Community.

Want to participate? Contact Ryan Laemel, Woobridge Fellow, Yale Office of Sustainability, for support in the planning, advertising, and registration of an event (see below for contact information).

Open To: General Public or Yale Community Only depending on the event
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Ryan Laemel
   203-436-3572
   ryan.laemel@yale.edu
   

The End of the World (As We Know It) Exhibition - Mon, October 6, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Monday, October 6, 2014 - Thursday, October 30, 2014 (All day)
Where:
   Green Hall Gallery
   1156 Chapel St., New Haven, CT 06511
Tags: arts, community, exhibition, family

The End of the World (As We Know It) Exhibition

Description: Want to create something that relates to thinking about and being green? Submit a work of art made out of recycled materials, a poem, a performance, or any other relevant idea to an exhibition in the Green Hall Gallery hosted by the Yale School of Art as a part of Celebrate Sustainability. If you want to participate, please RSVP to samuel.messer@yale.edu (associate dean, School of Art). Work needs to be dropped off October 2-3, and participants are responsible for collecting their work at the end of the exhibition— leaving no trace! The exhibition runs from Oct. 6-30.

Hosted by the Yale School of Art.

Open To: Yale Community Only
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Samuel Messer
   
   samuel.messer@yale.edu
   

Monday Morning Yoga on Cross Campus - Mon, October 6, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Monday, October 6, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Where:
   Cross Campus
   (outdoors), New Haven, CT 06511
Tags: class, community, recreation

Monday Morning Yoga on Cross Campus

Description: Want a healthy start to your week of classes and work? Join Tess, an instructor from Yogis at Yale, for a Monday morning hatha yoga session as part of Celebrate Sustainability. Class will start with a brief meditation to center the mind, and then transition into pratapana (warm-ups) to wake up the body. After generating some heat, participants will explore asanas (postures) that focus on strength-building. Class will conclude with a final relaxation to calm the body and mind. Please email tess.hamilton@yale.edu if you plan to attend.

All levels welcome. No prior experience necessary. Tess from Yogis at Yale will have extra mats. However, participants are encouraged to bring a mat if they have one.

Tess Hamilton is a sophomore at Yale College who received her 200 hour CYT from Shoshoni Ashram last summer. She loves spending time outdoors and teaching and growing through Yogic practices and philosophies.

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free
Contact Information:
   Tess Hamilton
   
   tess.hamilton@yale.edu
   

First Tuesday Public Talk at Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium: Witnessing the Formation of the Largest Galaxies - Tue, October 7, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where:
   Leitner Observatory (LEITOBSV), Lecture Hall
   355 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
Tags: community, family, science, talk

Speaker/Performer: Louise Edwards, Yale Astronomy Department
Leitner Observatory

Description: The First Tuesday Public Talk at the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium hosts public talks by astronomers about current topics in astronomy.

In addition to the talk, there is a free planetarium show at 8 p.m. followed by viewing of the night sky with telescopes at the on-site observatory, weather permitting

Open To: General Public
Admission: Free

Yale Farm Sunday Workdays - Sun, October 19, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Sunday, October 19, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: campus_tour, class, community, family, meeting, recreation, sports, tour, workshop

For more information, click here.

Description: The Yale Farm will be holding open volunteer farm workdays on Wednesdays and Sundays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., and Fridays, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. The Friday workday will end with pizza for all — cooked in our hearth oven.

Open To: General Public
Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   203-436-9138
   isabelle.napier@yale.edu
   

Agrarian Studies Colloquium Series - Fri, October 17, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Friday, October 17, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   Luce Hall (LUCE), Room 203
   34 Hillhouse Ave., New Haven, CT 06511
   (Location is wheelchair accessible)
   PLEASE NOTE: On October 17 and November 14, the meeting will be held in the seminar at 230 Prospect Street
Tags: architecture, arts, class, community, family, humanities, medicine, meeting, science, social_sciences, talk, workshop

Speaker/Performer: Rotating
Colloquia Website

Description: The core of the Agrarian Studies Program's activities is a weekly colloquium organized around an annual theme. Invited specialists send papers in advance that are the focus of an organized discussion by the faculty and graduate students associated with the colloquium.

“Hinterlands, Frontiers, Cities, and States: Transactions and Identities” is the theme for the next year. Among other things, this topic embraces the study of mutual perceptions between countryside and city, and patterns of cultural and material exchange, extraction, migration, credit, legal systems, and political order that link them.

For a full list of speakers and descriptions, visit the colloquia's website: http://www.yale.edu/agrarianstudies/shadow/colloq2.html

Open To: General Public
Contact Information:
   Ryan Hall, Program Coordinator, Agrarian Studies
   
   ryan.hill@yale.edu
   

Yale Farm Friday Workdays - Fri, October 17, 2014

Community Events - 1 hour 30 min ago
When: Friday, October 17, 2014 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
   Occurs every repeating time.
Where:
   Yale Farm
   345 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520
Tags: campus_tour, class, community, family, film, meeting, recreation, sports, tour, workshop

For more information, click here.

Description: The Yale Farm will be holding open volunteer farm workdays on Wednesdays and Sundays from 1 p.m.-5 p.m., and Fridays from 2 p.m.-5 p.m., beginning Friday, Aug. 29. The Friday workday ends with pizza for all — cooked in our hearth oven.

Contact Information:
   Bella Napier
   203-436-9138
   isabelle.napier@yale.edu
   
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