MacMillan Center


Nobel Laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah delivers a lecture at Yale's HQ

On April 19, the Council on African Studies at the Yale MacMillan Center hosted Nobel Laureate and celebrated author Abdulrazak Gurnah for a two-day visit to campus. At Yale, Gurnah met with students in the Council’s Swahili classes before...

Architect Shigeru Ban speaks to the audience at Hastings Hall

Internationally renowned Japanese architect Shigeru Ban visited Yale on April 24 to deliver a lecture on “Balancing Architectural Works and Social Contributions” at the joint invitation of the Yale School of Architecture, the Yale MacMillan...

Travis Zadeh

Yale’s Travis Zadeh discusses his new book, “Wonders and Rarities,” which examines a seminal 13th-century work of natural history and cosmology.

A view of the five speakers in a panel discussion in Luce Hall auditorium

According to the U.S. Census, nearly one-third of New Haven’s population is Hispanic or Latino, yet many local Spanish-speaking community members have not heard of Yale’s Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) and the numerous...

A group of approximately 40 men and women gather outdoors for a meeting in Bangladesh.
The Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale (Y-RISE) at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale has received a grant of approximately $1.35 million for core operational support from GiveWell, a nonprofit “dedicated...

In the Media

Yale News
Tina Lu is Colonel John Trumbull Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Head of Pauli Murray College and Member of the Council on East Asian Studies
The Economist
A new study by Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale Daniel Mattingly shows how and where China's message resonates.