Spring 2012

This spring, The John K. Castle Fund for Ethics and International Affairs and the Edward J. and Dorothy Kempf Fund partnered with the Council of Latin American and Iberian Studies to organize the conference “Walls and Fences: The Politics and Ethics of Border Barriers.” Professor Paulina Ochoa...
On March 29, 2012, as part of the ongoing sesquicentennial commemoration of the Civil War, the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition hosted a roundtable discussion about the contested nature and changing character of the Civil War’s memory in American culture....
At the beginning of the academic year, the International Conference for the Study of Political Thought, an organization of political theorists, moved its headquarters to Yale University, where Political Science faculty members Bryan Garsten and Karuna Mantena serve as the organization’s new co-...
Looking back on the spring semester, I am awed by the quantity and quality of the activities that took place over the past few months at the MacMillan Center. Peter Hart, a leading analyst of public opinion in the United States, delivered the Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale Lecture. He offered his...
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