April 8, 2020
Yale historian Frank Snowden has long been fascinated by the ways epidemics hold up a “mirror” to the social, cultural, and political conditions in which they arise. His most...
April 6, 2020
As the public health crisis associated with the Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, there have been disturbing reports of an increase in anti-Asian, and particlarly...
April 1, 2020
Noel Lenski explores the relationship between historical and archaeological sources in discovering the history of the Huns and their role in the collapse of the Roman Empire.
March 30, 2020
Measures developed for the plagues of the 14th century are helping authorities fight the coronavirus now, says Yale historian Frank Snowden.