Ashon Crawley - ISM Fellows Profile
Ashon Crawley, associate professor of religious studies and African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia, was an ISM Fellow in 2018–2019, working on a project entitled Made Instrument: Polyphonic Intention, to consider the ways the Hammond B-3 organ model provides noise, vibration, and resonance for Black Christian communities.
More information about the ISM fellowship program is on the Yale Institute of Sacred Music website.
Podcast: A 19th Century Translation of Bach’s St. John Passion
The conductor David Hill talks to ISM faculty members Markus Rathey and Jimmy Taylor about Robert Schumann’s little-known arrangement of Bach’s St. John Passion. We will hear a movement from the work as performed by Yale Schola Cantorum live in Woolsey Hall in 2018. The whole performance is available on the ISM YouTube Channel.
Mystical Poetry of the Bauls: Presented by Parvathy Baul
This presentation was given on October 9, 2020. More information can be found on the original event page.
Presented with the Yale Macmillan Center South Asian Studies Council
Literature and Spirituality - Marilynne Robinson - Prophecy and the Present Time
Originally scheduled for April, 2020, and cancelled due to Covid-19, Marilynne Robinson has revised and Zoom-recorded this lecture for us. (Sound quality may be affected; activate the closed-captioning for best results.)