August 2019 News

July 23, 2019. New Haven, Conn.—Yale University is hosting a one-day conference on the future of the Greek economy titled “Towards a New Greek Miracle: Growth Policies for the Decades to Come.” The...
New Haven, Conn.— Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition today has announced the finalists for the 21st annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one...
In the United States, we often think of history as a collection of stories about individuals. Tropes such as “Columbus discovered America in 1492” and “Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves” are common...
The Council on Middle East Studies at the MacMillan Center welcomed participants to its three-day Summer Institute for Teachers (SIT), “Refugees in Recent History,” from June 26-28. The diverse group...
Thanks to the generous funding from the Libby Rouse Grant I received through the Council on Middle East Studies at the MacMillan Center, I spent several weeks this summer in Doha, Qatar. I had the...
To commemorate its 10th year, the Latino & Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY) invites Yale student artists to submit a poster design for the festival’s poster. All university students, ...
Peter Rothpletz is the winner of the MacMillan Center’s William J. Foltz Journalism Award. His submission, “Killing Children: Reflections on Sierra Leone’s Civil War,” appeared in The Politic, a Yale...