May 2017 News

May 31, 2017
The following History seniors were awarded senior essay prizes at a ceremony in the department on Friday, May 19, 2017. The prize ceremony was attended by students, parents...
May 30, 2017
History major Yifu Dong (BR ’17) and Professor Denise Ho (BR ’00) weigh in on Chinese nationalism on American college campuses on The ChinaFile Conversation, a weekly...
May 25, 2017
Professor Timothy Snyder recently discussed his best-selling book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century on various programs including The Daily Show with...
May 24, 2017
Firuz Kazemzadeh, professor emeritus of history at Yale and former head of Davenport College, died on May 17, in California. He was 92 years old. Kazemzadeh was a leading...
May 23, 2017
The following History graduate students were awarded Yale and department prizes this commencement weekend. Congratulations to all of our outstanding students!   Joseph...
May 22, 2017
The 57th annual Allan Nevins Prize is awarded to Isaiah Lorado Wilner for his dissertation, “Raven Cried for Me: Narratives of Transformation on the Northwest Coast of...
May 18, 2017
Beverly Gage, newly named as the Brady-Johnson Professor of Grand Strategy, is a historian of 20th-century American politics and society. Her appointment will be effective...

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