February 2017 News

February 27, 2017
BRITTON O’DALY FEB 27, 2017: At the Whitney Humanities Center on Thursday afternoon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology history professor Craig Steven Wilder...
February 23, 2017
History professor Beverly Gage has been appointed the next director of Yale’s Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy (GS), announced President Peter Salovey on Feb. 22. Gage...
February 21, 2017
Rachel Treisman, Feb 21, 2017, Staff Reporter  More than 100 students across different class years and majors are currently enrolled in a humanities seminar, piloting a...
February 20, 2017
If she were more musical, Yale undergraduate Emily Yankowitz says she would have sung — to the tune of a song from the Broadway show “Hamilton” — the praises of Yale...
February 13, 2017
From 1952 to 1981, South Africa’s apartheid government operated a training school for art teachers in the Bantu Education system — the school system for black South Africans...
February 8, 2017
“Frederick Douglass, author, orator, editor, and most important African American leader of the 19th century, was a dangerous illegal immigrant. Well, in 1838 he escaped a...
February 6, 2017
Carlos Eire’s new book, Reformations: Early Modern Europe, 1450-1660 (Yale University Press, 2016) won two important prizes from the American Publishers Association.  It won...