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July 10, 2019
David William Blight, newly named as the Sterling Professor of History, of African American Studies, and of American Studies, is a renowned historian who is considered one of...
June 24, 2019
Hazel V. Carby retired at the end of spring 2019 term, capping a 30-year career as a scholar and mentor to her students at Yale University.  Yale News paid tribute to...
June 19, 2019
Matt Jacobson ‘s documentary, A Long Way from Home: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation, has received the  prestigious Gold Telly Award which honors excellence in...
Diversion
April 24, 2019
Professor Albert Laguna’s book, Diversión: Play and Popular Culture in Cuban America, has earned Honorable Mention from the Latino Studies Section of the Latin American...
Alexander Zhang
April 18, 2019
Alexander Zhang received a fellowship to support work towards a PhD/JD in History and Law at Yale University. His scholarship will bridge constitutional law with ethnic...
New Haven Library
March 26, 2019
The New Haven Register publishes “Talking ‘Democracy in Crisis’ at the New Haven library” The ongoing series of presentations and civic discussions by Public Humanities at...
February 8, 2019
American Studies is delighted to announce that our dear friend and recently retired colleague Dolores Hayden is being inducted as a 2019 Fellow in the Society of...