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Harland Dahl
With funding from the South Asian Studies Travel Research Grant for Undergraduate Students, Harland Dahl, a Class of 2018 political science major with a global health concentration, traveled to New...
With funding from Tristan Perlroth Prize for Summer Foreign Travel, Edward Columbia, a Class of 2018 history major, traveled to Mangang Village, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, PRC, and is working at...
Genevieve LeBaron and David Blighty
“Slavery is one of the most pressing societal problems of our time,” said Genevieve LeBaron, the Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery Fellow at the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery...
Ian Shapiro
Ian Shapiro, Sterling Professor of Political Science and Henry R. Luce Director of the MacMillan Center, grew up in South Africa during the apartheid era.  He recalls that people there could easily...
Professor Jing Tsu shown here teaching her course on "China and the World."
Jing Tsu, professor of East Asian languages and literatures and of comparative literature, and chair of the Council on East Asian Studies at the MacMillan Center, was recently honored as a 2016...
A recent workshop on an extinct and very rarely studied language opened a “brand new door to fresh historical perspectives” for Yale graduate student Yuan Chen. Chen, who studies medieval Chinese...
On May 9th, scholars from across Yale assembled at the Greenberg Conference Center for the final session of a semester-long workshop series entitled “Contemplating the Rise of Asian Cities.”...
Daniel Magaziner
The Workshop in African Intellectual History opened on March 31 with Daniel Magaziner’s (Yale University) reflection on what historians can offer “to moments of great restiveness,” such as the...
Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa (center) were officially welcomed into the YYAS family with gifts given by current YYAS instructors Yaa Ampofo ’16 and Roy Randen ’18.
President Peter Salovey hosted a visit by Zimbabwean entrepreneurs and philanthropists Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa on campus last week, where they were honored for their generous support to the Yale...
Joe Fox, seated, with President Peter Salovey; Benjamin Cashore, Fox Director; Ian Shapiro, Henry R. Luce Director of the MacMillan Center, Julia Muravnik, Fox Coordinator; and Mrs. Alison Barbour Fox and family.
On May 12, the MacMillan Center hosted a celebration of Joseph C. Fox’s life with a tree planting on its grounds in honor of his centennial birthday. Mr. Fox (Yale ’38) is the founder of the Fox...
Daniel Magaziner was recognized for his contributions to students with the Sarai Ribicoff ’75 Award for Teaching Excellence in Yale College. (Photo by Michael Marsland)
His American students often have little background about Africa, and his African students are frequently unstudied in history. But as they join together in Daniel Magaziner’s courses, both groups...
Participants gathered for the “Conflict in the South China Sea” international workshop on May 6, 2016.
On May 6th and May 7th Yale hosted an international conference exploring the Conflict in the South China Sea. The successful event featured speakers from across the United States and around the world...