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Approximately twenty historians from North America, Latin America, and Europe recently convened on the Yale campus for a conference to analyze the role of “experts and expertise” in Latin America’s “...
This op-ed written by Jing Tsu, Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures & Comparative Literature and Chair of the Council on East Asian Studies at the MacMillan Center, appeared online...
Mahmood Mamdani, an internationally renowned scholar on African history, politics, and society, and the Herbert Lehman Professor of Government at Columbia University, will give the annual Coca-Cola...
Swara Bhaskar has acted in several Indian movies, including two top grossing Bollywood films. She is currently working on writing the screenplay of a film titled Split Ends for which she has been...
Nakadai Tatsuya, who is regarded as one of Japan’s greatest actors, will visit Yale to screen and discuss two of his films.
“Harakiri,” a critique of the Japanese feudal structure, will be screened on Thursday, Oct. 27, and “Age of Assassins,” a satire of spy movies, on Friday, Oct. 28. Both films, which are in Japanese...
On November 3rd and 4th, a workshop on “The Cultural Politics of Dirt in Africa (DirtPol)” will be held at the MacMillan Center. It’s one of the last activities to be held for the DirtPol project...
Fighting climate change is one of the biggest challenges of our time. In order to reach a global consensus on climate action, environmental leaders have been actively involved in international...
“Welcome. We will begin each week promptly at 4:34,” Shawkat Toorawa told the assembled group of students at the Whitney Humanities Center on a recent Wednesday. “I will talk about three items of...
The mission of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC) at the MacMillan Center is to promote scholarship and public programming about the history of...
Douglas Rogers, associate professor of anthropology, has been awarded multiple prizes from the Association for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (ASEEES) for his book, The Depths of Russia...
Linguists and researchers from around the world specializing in the study of African languages gathered at Yale in early October to discuss the evolution of languages through urbanization,...
Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger will examine America’s economic, political and security relations with China during China Town Hall, a unique 70-city live discussion and Q&A on...