May 2018 News

It was a long-standing curiosity about museums — one that was piqued during a fellowship as a Yale undergraduate — that sparked Denise Y. Ho’s desire to write her new book, “Curating Revolution:...
On April 23, the MacMillan Center hosted Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser for his talk, “Studying Transatlantic Populism: State of the Art and Avenues for Further Research.” An Associate Professor at the...
April 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Pol Pot, the leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, the regime that is responsible for the genocide that in four years took the lives of over 1.5...
The digital world is not just changing our social interactions but the accessibility and impact of historical research as well. The Study of Slavery and Abolition in the Digital Age, held on May 4th...
On April 21, the Yale Indonesia Forum (YIF) and Cornell Indonesia Association (CIA) co-hosted a one-day event to explore interdisciplinary research into the Indonesian diaspora, as well as other...
Three Yale faculty members have been awarded book prizes by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale. Priyamvada Natarajan, professor of astronomy and physics...
Yale University’s Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) hosted 2018’s Northeastern Group of Nahuatl Scholars between Friday, May 11 and Sunday, May 13.  Nahuatl is the language of the...
Yale will celebrate its 317th Commencement with three days of activities Saturday-Monday, May 19-21. The weekend will be filled with traditional rites and ceremonies, including a Baccalaureate...
Professors Ian Shapiro (Yale University) and Adam Tooze (Columbia University) recently collaborated on a new edited book titled, Charter of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization: Together with...
On May 7, the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies at the MacMillan Center and the Ministry of Education of Brazil co-sponsored a conference titled, “Brazilian Studies in the United States...
President Peter Salovey spoke on behalf of all international universities at a ceremony in Beijing on May 4, celebrating the 120th anniversary of China’s Peking University (PKU).  Founded as the...
Over the course of the semester, the graduate History of Art seminar “Museum and Nation” has focused on the role of museums in generating national identity in the United Arab Emirates. Since January...
On May 5, the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies at the MacMillan Center hosted the “Building Bridges Beyond Disciplines: Graduate Students’ Research on Cuba” conference as a part of its...