Religion and the Arts Concentration

RELIGION AND THE ARTS

Students in the Religion and the Arts concentration elect one of three tracks: Literature, Visual Arts, or Music. The emphasis in each track is on history, criticism, and analysis of past and present practice. Each requires twenty-one credits in the area of concentration: in visual arts or music, twelve of these credits must be taken with ISM faculty; in literature, six must be taken with ISM faculty. In addition, at least fifteen credits shall be devoted to general theological studies: six credits in Area I, six credits in Area II, and three credits in Area III. Twelve credits of electives may be taken from anywhere in the University, though the number of electives allowed in studio art, creative writing, or musical performance is at the discretion of the adviser and requires the permission of the instructor. In total, one-half of the student’s course load must be YDS credits. An undergraduate major in the field of concentration or its equivalent is required.

Faculty Contacts:

Literature

Peter Hawkins

http://divinity.yale.edu/hawkins

peter.hawkins@yale.edu

Visual Arts

Sally Promey

http://divinity.yale.edu/promey

sally.promey@yale.edu

Vasileios Marinis

http://divinity.yale.edu/marinis

vasileios.marinis@yale.edu

Music

Markus Rathey

http://divinity.yale.edu/rathey

markus.rathey@yale.edu