January 2020 News

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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
On November 10, Spanish voters went to the polls for the fourth time in the last four years and, as happened in the elections in December 2015, June 2016 and last April, no party or, for that matter...
Alice Kaplan, a leading scholar of 20th- and 21st-century French and Francophone literature and history, has been named the next director of the Whitney Humanities Center (WHC). Her three-year term...
Maria Kaliambou, senior lector in the Hellenic Studies Program, was awarded a fellowship by the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP) to travel to Greece to work with University of Athens and...
Imagine entering a polling place on Election Day concerned that local government officials or your employer will punish you for supporting the wrong candidate. This is a dilemma facing voters in...
The following article written by Nahid Siamdoust appeared in Foreign Affairs on January 6: With the United States and Iran on the brink of war, regime change advocates are celebrating the...
The following article written by Emma Sky appeared Foreign Affairs on January 3: The assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani on the outskirts of Baghdad was a major escalation in the...