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Satoko Shimazaki

Words on a page make no noise, but Satoko Shimazaki — a Japanese literature professor at the University of California Los Angeles — told nearly three dozen attendees on Thursday that writing has long been used to preserve sound.

Shimazaki, awardee of the John Whitney Hall Book Prize — the...

A row of musicians with strings and percussion — including instruments like a joza, santoor, doumbek, riq and naqqarah — play a steady backdrop of notes and rhythms. A vocalist then joins them, singing partially improvised melodies of the Iraqi maqam tradition — a system of melodic improvisation...

President Salovey during his previous trip to Africa in 2018 when he visited university partners in Ghana and Kenya.

Yale University President Peter Salovey arrived in Nigeria Jan. 15 to continue his leadership of the Yale Africa Initiative, a long-term, university-wide commitment to enhance Yale’s ongoing bilateral engagement with...

(Photo credit: Dan Renzetti)

Whether Yale economist Rohini Pande is designing public policies aimed at reducing air pollution or expanding women’s employment opportunities, her general goal is the same: Serving people left behind amid booming economies and technological breakthroughs.

Pande returned to Yale last...

Golden Iwan, Shrine of Fatima Masuma, built in the eighth century, is also a leading Shii seminary in Iran. Kishwar Rizvi, CC BY-SA

The following article written by Kishwar Rizvi, Professor in the History of Art, Islamic Art and Architecture, appeared in The Conversation on January 9, 2020:

President Donald Trump warned the Islamic Republic of Iran in a tweet on Jan. 4 that the U.S....