May 2021 News

May 23, 2021
Many of our outstanding, graduating History graduate students were awarded Yale and department prizes this academic year. See below for a list of prizes, awards, and...
May 21, 2021
Congratulations to our graduating History majors on their senior essay prizes!  Prize day was celebrated with a virtual ceremony on Friday, May 21, 2021.  Click here to read...
May 20, 2021
In their nominations for this year’s Yale College Teaching Prizes, undergraduate students praised the honored faculty members for not only shining in the classroom but also...
May 12, 2021
For her first book, “From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime,” the historian Elizabeth Hinton spent years digging through government archives, piecing together how...
May 10, 2021
Alan Mikhail, an authority on Middle Eastern history, global history, and histories of empire and the environment, has been appointed the Chace Family Professor of History,...
May 10, 2021
Matthew Frye Jacobson, who has transformed understandings of race in America, has been appointed the Sterling Professor of American Studies and History, effective April 17....
May 3, 2021
Entangled with, yet critical of, colonial oppression and the evils of slavery, the true history of Boston can now be told. The United States, people around the world say, was...