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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...
January 31, 2017
Steve Pincus, the Bradford Durfee Professor of History and author of The Heart of the Declaration: The Founders’ Case for an Activist Government, joined the Ben Franklin...
January 24, 2017
Denise Y. Ho, Assistant Professor of History, was named one of twenty-one public intellectuals by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.  As part of 21 fellows...

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