All posts filed under “Literature

Humans of the ISM | Oana Marian, M.Div. ’17

What is gratifying about being in the ISM is the intersection between academics and creative work. When I was an undergrad here at Yale, studying English and poetry, I sort of felt like a failed academic. I didn’t know what the options were, what else […]

Humans of the ISM | Bethany Carlson, M.Div. ’16

In February of 2016, renowned journalist and poet Eliza Griswold spoke at the Whitney Humanities Center about her experience in reporting on women in Afghanistan, the Syrian refugee crisis, and persecution of Christians in Iraq under ISIS. She also discussed how her roles as poet […]

Reflections for Growth in 2015

 Reflections for Growth in 2015  Today’s post is a meditation on how to respond effectively and creatively in the face of difficult circumstances, whether it be global turmoil or personal grief. ISM students engage with many of these issues in their studies and in conversation with […]

ISM Happenings: Fall 2012

This fall has been a busy one here at the ISM, with concerts, poetry readings, and art exhibitions–oh my!  Here are some snapshots of what we’ve been up to the past few months: In September, Oxford professor Belinda Jack spoke about her most recent book, The […]

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