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January 26, 2023
After record-breaking interest in certain classes during course registration, AFAM 170, PSYC 141 and ECON 116 are the highest-enrolled courses of the spring semester, with...
January 21, 2023
“They’re trying to George Floyd me,” Keenan Anderson said as Los Angeles police pinned him to the ground on Jan. 3. While he was on the ground, they tased him six times over...
January 20, 2023
Six members of the Yale faculty — Katerina Clark, Jill Jarvis, Jessica Gabriel Peritz, Shane Vogel, Erica Edwards, and Juno Jill Richards — have been honored by the Modern...
December 14, 2022
Yale’s Daphne Brooks discusses her multi-award-winning book “Liner Notes for the Revolution” and the overlooked Black women musicians it documents. Music has been a part of...
December 12, 2022
There is a prevailing narrative about crime that positions bad people as the problem and toughness — in the form of police and prisons — as the solution. It’s emotionally...
December 6, 2022
Rethinking Race, the Colonial and the Postcolonial in Contemporary France Keynote: Elijah Anderson (Yale University) “Black in White Space”   More information December 13-15...
November 16, 2022
Yale faculty members Daphne Brooks and Braxton Shelley recently won top prizes from professional musical societies for their groundbreaking music scholarship. read more
November 16, 2022
Yale faculty members Daphne Brooks and Braxton Shelley recently won top prizes from professional musical societies for their groundbreaking music scholarship. Read article.
October 14, 2022
Till-Mobley evokes a sort of mythic archetype, according to Thomas Allen Harris, a Yale University professor of film and media studies who likened her “dealing with a...
October 13, 2022
The American Studies Association—the oldest and largest scholarly association devoted to the interdisciplinary study of U.S. cultures and histories—is proud to recognize the...
October 12, 2022
Back in 2019—before COVID-19, before the global reckoning on race and racial justice, before January 6, 2021 quickened and amplified the attack-in-progress on democracy—...