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February 3, 2012
Students who wish to major in ethnicity, race and migration will no longer have to pursue it along with a second major. Faculty voted at a Thursday Yale College faculty...
January 15, 2012
The culture-wars caravan is rolling into town. Assuming the Republican field isn’t whittled to one in South Carolina, the campaign will arrive in full force in advance of The...
December 28, 2011
For Professor Ned Blackhawk of Yale University, conventional American Indian history too often involves a study of Native–white relations that ends, Hollywood-style, with the...
October 10, 2011
Stephen J. Pitti, professor of history and American studies, is among a group of scholars who has been invited by the White House to take part in a forum exploring American...
September 14, 2011
“Proud of his wonderful achievements, civilized man looks down upon the humbler members of mankind. He has conquered the forces of nature and compelled them to serve him. He...
June 21, 2011
The Lancet, the British medical journal, gives us the bad news: selective abortion of female fetuses in India is on the rise. Research tells us that sex ratios are especially...
August 23, 2010
“Allahu Akbar.” This prayer conjures up a beautiful memory for me; these were the first words whispered in my newborn daughter’s ear moments after she was born in...

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