Davenport’s Proud History of Raising Famous Historians (Pt. 1)

Hello loyal readers.  This OurDavenport contributor remembers a final paper she wrote at around this time last year--it was 20 pages analyzing a collection of Romanov photo albums that we have here at Yale University.  And her go-to secondary sources were three books all written by a historian named Robert K. Massie. Massie is a Pulitzer Prize winning historian [...]

Last Week to Say You are Interested in an Event Then ACTUALLY Go!

This weekend and upcoming week is jam packed for Davenporters with exams, papers, and performances coming up. This weekend we have Sara Meyers (president of Yale Dancers), Allie Bensinger, and senior Kaylyn Williams performing in Educational Centers Art with Yale Dancers. This is Kaylyn's last show so go out and see her kill it on stage. [...]

Jefferson Mays: Tony Winner and Dporter!

Jefferson Mays is an American film, stage, and television actor. He has performed at La Jolla Playhouse, Long Wharf Theatre, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Playwrights Horizon. For his performance in Doug Wright's Pulitzer Prize-winning play I Am My Own Wife, Mays won many awards, including the 2004 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor [...]