May 2018 News

May 30, 2018
Jun Yan Chua graduates summa cum laude with exceptional distinction in his major, History. Yan has received the Hubbard Curtis Prize for Excellence in English, a Ten Eyck...
May 24, 2018
The History Department awarded the following students with senior essay prizes at a ceremony in the department on Friday, May 18th. Read more about the prizes here....
May 24, 2018
It was a long-standing curiosity about museums — one that was piqued during a fellowship as a Yale undergraduate — that sparked Denise Y. Ho’s desire to write her new book, “...
May 22, 2018
When Salman ibn Abdulaziz became crown prince of Saudi Arabia on June 18, 2012, there was a palpable sense of anxiety across the country. This had little to do with the usual...
May 21, 2018
The following History graduate students were awarded Yale and department prizes this commencement weekend. Congratulations to all of our outstanding students!  See below for...
May 17, 2018
April 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Pol Pot, the leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, the regime that is responsible for the genocide that in four years took...
Julia Mansfield, Max Fraser
May 15, 2018
The 58th annual Allan Nevins Prize has been awarded by the Society of American Historians to Julia P.R. Mansfield for her dissertation, “The Disease of Commerce: Yellow Fever...