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April 12, 2019
Arlington, VA, April 11, 2019—Sixteen graduate students have been selected to receive awards this year under the Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original...
April 11, 2019
Zhang will continue his legal history work while completing a J.D. at Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in history at the university. His scholarship will bridge constitutional law...
April 11, 2019
At its 50th Annual Meeting, held March 21-23 in Denver, Colorado, the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conferred two book awards to outstanding scholars of the...
April 10, 2019
Five Yale faculty members and affiliates were among 168 scholars, artists, and writers appointed as 2019 Guggenheim Fellows. The fellows, who are appointed by the foundation...
April 1, 2019
Marci Shore is a professor of intellectual history at Yale University. Her last book, The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution, explores the 2014 Maidan...
March 7, 2019
A mammoth biography of Frederick Douglass and a new study of the 17th-century colonial American conflict known as King Philip’s War have won this year’s Bancroft Prize,...
February 19, 2019
David Blight, the 1954 Professor of American History at Yale, was recently honored with the 2019 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize from Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman...