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April 20, 2020
What does it mean to teach during a global pandemic? Even beyond the shift to Zoom classrooms and virtual lectures, it has for many Yale professors meant rethinking how a...
April 14, 2020
Ashanti Shih (HSHM) was awarded the 2020 Rachel Carson Prize for best dissertation by the American Society for Environmental History for her dissertation, “Invasive Ecologies...
April 13, 2020
You are cordially invited to an e-book launch via Zoom at 5:15 pm on April 14 for Valerie Hansen’s The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World— and Globalization Began...
April 11, 2020
The president is the latest in a long line of conservative politicians to see minority voters as a threat. On March 30, the Republican id burst forth when President Trump...
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 7, 2020
Yale historian and author of ‘American Cuisine: And How It Got That Way’ talks with Michael Wolf about the long-term impact on restaurants and their place in society.
April 7, 2020
Arne Westad, the Elihu Professor of History at Yale University about what history can teach us about COVID-19. Westad points us to 1918 and the effects of Spanish Influenza...