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...
April 6, 2020
As the public health crisis associated with the Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, there have been disturbing reports of an increase in anti-Asian, and particlarly...
April 1, 2020
Noel Lenski explores the relationship between historical and archaeological sources in discovering the history of the Huns and their role in the collapse of the Roman Empire.
March 30, 2020
Measures developed for the plagues of the 14th century are helping authorities fight the coronavirus now, says Yale historian Frank Snowden.
March 26, 2020
The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced the recipients of its highest honors for excellence in the arts. Architect Peter Eisenman and historian David Blight...