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A new volume edited by Yale’s Eduardo Fernandez-Duque synthesizes what researchers have learned about owl monkeys, the Americas’ only nocturnal primate.
Bird fly over a courtyard and historic building in India at sunset
Among the most ubiquitous features of modern India is the QR code. From trendy boba shops and bustling vegetable bazaars in megacities to roadside tea stands and ramshackle corner stores in barely-...
In the fall of 2022, Colby College, where I teach fiction writing, held a three-day conference on Václav Havel. Marci Shore and Timothy Snyder, a married couple who are both professors of history at...
Artist Stephanie García speaks to the audience about her work after her performance
The Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (CLAIS) kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with “Ofrenda,” a performance art piece by award winning Mexican artist and choreographer Stephanie García...
As we watch the violence taking place in Israel and Gaza, we deeply mourn the loss of life. Our hearts are with the millions of people who are suffering in the region and globally, and, especially,...
Oh Se-hoon, the mayor of the Republic of Korea’s capital city of Seoul, visited Yale on Thursday. He met with Yale President Peter Salovey, toured the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and...
Ayesha Ramachandran and a poem in Shikasta script, 1779 (Yale University Art Gallery). Shikasta, a Persian calligraphic poetric style, “favours beauty over legibility” — an aestheticised, highly symbolic form of poetry.
As convenor of the Franke Lecture series this fall, Ayesha Ramachandran is inviting audiences to dive into lyric poetry — across time, cultures, and languages.
An aerial view of the coastal city of Beirut, Lebanon, alongside headshots of Myers and Saab
They overlapped in their time as doctoral candidates at Yale—Robert Myers ’95 PhD in the Spanish and Portuguese department, and Nada Saab ’92 MPhil, ’03 PhD in the Departments of Near Eastern...
Large group photo outdoors in front of the Yale Divinity Marquand Chapel
On May 8-10, 2023, about 100 current Fox Fellows, alumni, and friends attended the 4th Fox International Fellowship Reunion at Yale University to discuss recent lessons learned on the importance of...
A view of a historic street in Vilnius, with Lithuanian flags hanging on either side of the doorway
The European Studies Council at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale continues to expand its Baltic Studies Program, an interdisciplinary forum for the study of the Baltic...
Professors Cécile Fromont and Didac Queralt
Cécile Fromont, Professor, History of Art, and Didac Queralt, Assistant Professor, Political Science, have been awarded the 2023 international book prizes by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center...
Frederick Douglass
New Haven, Conn.— Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition today announced the finalists for the twenty-fifth annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize,...