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August 3, 2020
Stephen Pitti, Director of the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM), interviews Matthew Frye Jacobson, William Robertson Coe...
July 24, 2020
Nearly 500 years before Christopher Columbus set sail for the Americas, much of the world was already connected via trade, exploration, and cultural exchange. In fact, one...
July 21, 2020
In the literary magazine of Asian culture Mekong Review, Assistant Professor Denise Ho (History) introduces “Becoming the Song,” a film about a Hong Kong pop-singer turned...
July 14, 2020
GLC Director, David W. Blight talks with Elizabeth Hinton on Race, Policing, and Mass Incarceration in times of the COVID 19 global pandemic.
July 8, 2020
Ivo Banac, a historian of Eastern Europe who taught at Yale from 1977 until his retirement in 2009, died on June 30 at the age of 74. Banac died after an illness in Zagreb in...
July 1, 2020
In November, 1989, when the Berlin Wall suddenly began to crumble and then fall, much of the world watched in awe. Could it be true that Communism was about to collapse? For...
June 30, 2020
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has named Nichole Nelson, who earned her Ph.D. in history from Yale in May, one of 22 new Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows for 2020...