MacMillan Center


Manuela Tahay presents her lecture dressed in the colorful and intricately woven clothes of Nahualá, Guatemala.

On February 14-15, the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) at the Yale MacMillan Center welcomed Manuela Tahay, a Maya K’iche’ scholar and language instructor from Nahualá, Guatemala, to lead a series of events for Yale and the...

A group of Indian women are seated in a circle on the floor.

The leadership of Inclusion Economics, a joint program of the MacMillan Center and Economic Growth Center at Yale, asks, “What progress have Indian women made in the last ten years, and where should we go from here?”

Photograph of a historic handwritten ledger related to slavery

The Yale & Slavery research project was led by David W. Blight, Sterling Professor of History and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale’s MacMillan Center. 

Jing Tsu

Jing Tsu, a cultural historian and literary scholar of modern China, was recently appointed the Jonathan D. Spence Professor of Comparative Literature and East Asian Languages and Literatures, effective immediately.

Nana Osei Quarshie, Erika Valdivieso, Ian Turner, and Meryem Ezgi Yalçın

The award recognizes excellence in teaching in undergraduate programs and enables recipients to dedicate their summer to research. All four faculty members are affiliated with the MacMillan Center’s area studies councils or global programs...

In the Media

Wall Street Journal
Charles McClean is a Council on East Asian Studies and Japan Foundation postdoctoral student and an incoming Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale and Research Fellow at the MacMillan Center who conducts research on aging political leaders.
The interdisciplinary conference, organized by the MacMillan Center’s Committee on Canadian Studies, explored the intersections between climate change, wildfires, and public health.
WFSB Channel 3
This program, organized by Doctors United For Ukraine at Yale, was funded by the Yale MacMillan Center.