Features & News

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...
Ayesha Ramachandran, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale has given its Director’s Award to Ayesha Ramachandran, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature. The MacMillan...
On April 28, the MacMillan Center organized two panel discussions to mark the 10th anniversary of the naming of the Center. The first panel on “Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian...
 Marcia Inhorn
From April 15-17, Yale hosted an international conference on the theme “Muslim Men: On Love, Nurturance, Care, and Fulfillment.” This conference, sponsored by the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf...
Hicham Alaoui
It is worth asking this question because many people, including many Arabs, no longer think so. During 2011-12, the Arab Spring burst into the Middle East political scene like a shock of adrenaline...
Thomas Graham
On April 6, 2016, the MacMillan Center hosted a roundtable discussion at Whitney Humanities Center with four Eastern European ambassadors to the United Nations: Ambassador Yuriy Sergeyev, Former...
Advanced Arabic Literary Reader
Advanced Arabic Literary Reader is a truly representative collection of literary extracts from across the Arabic-speaking world. Extracts from each country in the Arab world have been carefully...
Joe Gladstone
Money really can buy happiness when spending fits our personality, finds a pioneering “big data” study by Yale University Fox International Fellow and academics at the University of Cambridge based...
Roméo Dallaire
On April 6, the 22nd anniversary of the plane crash that triggered the three-month genocide in Rwanda in 1994, Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire (ret.) delivered the Yale Genocide Studies Program Charles E....
Jean Charest, former Premier of Quebec (2003-12)
On March 31, 2016, the MacMillan Center, Research Support Program on Intergovernmental Affairs and Québec Identity, and Québec/United States University Grant Program jointly sponsored a Symposium on...
Marijeta Bozovic
Nabokov’s translation of Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin (1964) and its accompanying Commentary, along with Ada, or Ardor (1969), his densely allusive late English language novel, have appeared...
Baroness Emma Nicholson
Baroness Emma Nicholson, member of the House of Lords and the Executive Chairman of the AMAR International Charitable Foundation, recently gave the keynote address at the Migration and Human Safety...