News

March 13, 2015
Congratulations to Yale Sterling Professor of History Emeritus and Gilder Lehrman Center Founding Director David Brion Davis, who last night won the National Book Critics...
March 6, 2015
Two alterations to the history major represent the most significant change to the History Department in a generation, according to History Director of Undergraduate Studies...
February 10, 2015
The Education Project, conducted by Matthew Jacobson, took shape at the crossroads of his documentary work for Historian’s Eye and his participation in the American Studies...
February 9, 2015
New documentary film by Stanley Nelson: “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” features Yale History professor Beverly Gage and Yale Law and African American...
February 4, 2015
“Amid national discussion decrying the decline of the humanities, Yale’s History Department is on the rise. According to the director of undergraduate studies for the...
January 21, 2015
Anders Winroth, has been elected a Fellow of the Medieval Academy in recognition of his “distinguished contributions to medieval studies.”  This is a prestigious honor as...
January 13, 2015
New freshman seminar, HIST 072, The History of World History will be taught by Prof. Valerie Hansen and is now open.  The course was inadvertently left out of the pre-...