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February 14, 2018
The black-and-white photograph shows four African American soldiers posed beside a solitary grave in the French countryside at the close of World War I.   An ornamental...
February 14, 2018
“New Orleans in the American Imaginary” is the topic for the spring Franke Lectures in the Humanities sponsored by the Whitney Humanities Center.   This semester’s series has...
February 12, 2018
Alan Mikhail, professor of history, was recently honored with the 2018 Anneliese Maier Research Award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.   Mikhail was one of...
February 5, 2018
Being Well at Yale is hosting its seventh online wellness challenge! The History Department staff are participating in the Keep America Active Challenge as the HGS Warriors!...
February 4, 2018
“Life, as we find it, is too hard for us,” Sigmund Freud wrote. “In order to bear it we cannot dispense with palliative measures.”   Since coming to power in Poland in 2015,...
January 29, 2018
On September 16, 1920, as hundreds of Wall Street workers headed out for lunch, a horse-drawn cart packed with dynamite exploded in front of Morgan Bank — the world’s most...
January 16, 2018
A constitution can flourish only if there exists a culture of respect for constitutionalism, and not just constitutionality. Constitutionality means ensuring that one is...