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January 9, 2017
Starting on Wednesday, Hamil-fans will be able to enjoy a double dose of America’s newly favorite founding father: a public exhibition of a trove of documents held privately...
January 4, 2017
Join the DUS and fellow students for an information session about History at Yale. Learn about new courses, tracks and pathways, seminar pre-registration, library treasures,...
December 19, 2016
Joanne Freeman of Yale University and Nathan Connolly of Johns Hopkins University will join BackStory in 2017.   Freeman and Connolly will co-host alongside Ed Ayers and...
December 16, 2016
David Blight gave the annual Merle Curti Lectures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 26-28. His lectures included: “Childhood of ‘Extremes’ and ‘Baltimore Dreams...
December 15, 2016
This year, the United States commemorates the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, a surprise military strike by the Japanese at the United States naval base in Hawaii. The...
December 2, 2016
Yale Committee articulates principles for renaming campus buildings and landmarks.  Historians John Witt (chair), David Blight, Beverly Gage, Jonathan Holloway (Dean), and...
November 30, 2016
Carlos Eire has firsthand experience with the reality of life in Cuba under the communist rule of Fidel Castro. The Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale...

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