Spring 2011

A symposium entitled, “What is Caribbean Studies: Prisms, Paradigms, and Practices,” organized by Professors Hazel Carby, Kamari Clarke and David Scott, was held at the Whitney Humanities Center on April 1-2, bringing together scholars and students in the field from around the country and beyond....
From left: Lewis Lehrman, Martha Hodes, David Blight, Ned Blackhawk, Judith Carney, Richard Rosomoff, and Richard Gilder. More than 250 guests gathered at the Yale Club in New York City on February 24 to attend the Gilder Lehrman Center’s Twelfth Annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize dinner...
John Dunn, Emeritus Professor of Political Theory at King’s College, Cambridge, delivered this year’s Henry L. Stimson Lecture on World Affairs, a series of four talks entitled, “Beyond the Democratic Maze,” during two weeks in April. He set out to clarify the meaning of the term democracy, “the...
In 2006, Newsweek magazine listed Yale University as one of the top three among it’s ranking of the “Top 100 Global Universities,” and today the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies continue to increase the number and scope of our international programs and...
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