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Seth Jacobowitz, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures and affiliate faculty of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Yale University

The MacMillan Center and the Council on East Asian Studies hosted a three-day symposium during the first week of May titled “Japanese Diaspora to the Americas: Literature, History, and Identity.” The symposium, organized by Seth Jacobowitz, Yale University, brought together for the first time at...

Under clear skies and before a sea of zany headwear, acclaimed Nigerian writer and Class Day speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie GRD ’08 urged the class of 2019 to be both “idealistic” and “pragmatic” as they move beyond Yale’s ivy-covered walls.

Adichie, who received a Master of Arts in...

Moira Fradinger, associate professor of comparative literature at Yale, will receive the highly competitive Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin. Her inclusion in the fall 2019 class of fellows was...

Jude Alawa is from Miami, Florida by way of Damascus, Syria, and is interested in the intersection of medicine and international affairs, especially in conflict and post-conflict zones. Alawa recognizes the potential for targeted humanitarian interventions, and he hopes to study and craft effective measures to increase access to health care and medical technology in marginalized communities. Alawa continues to work with partners in the field to develop cancer prevention programs in health clinics for unders

Jude Alawa, who is graduating this month with a B.A. in Global Affairs and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology will be heading to the University of Cambridge, England, in the fall to begin his Fox International Fellowship and Rotary Scholarship. He recently published an article in the...

Yale College Senior Ademide Ajayi discussing "Natural Language Processing," a subfield of computer science, as a way to understand public opinion about the Nigerian president.

Faculty, students, and members of the greater Yale and New Haven community came together on April 30 to celebrate the Council on African Studies second annual African Studies Symposium. Comprised of four sessions entitled “Perspectives on History and Law,” “Science and Technology: New Approaches...

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