December 2020 News

Image of the author Sophie White and the cover of the book Voices of the Enslaved
December 9, 2020
Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center has recognized Sophie White for her book “Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana.”
Stylized graphic of people assembling a puzzle of the world.
December 8, 2020
Yale’s Planetary Solutions Project will unite leadership and experts across disciplines to tackle the environmental challenges threatening life on Earth.
Image of translucent animals superimposed over each other.
December 8, 2020
A new analysis suggests that megafauna on the Indian Subcontinent were able to avoid extinction due to co-evolution with human populations.
Image of Ibram X. Kendi.
December 7, 2020
During an online conversation on Dec. 2, writer Ibram X. Kendi made the case that much of the conventional thinking around racism misses the point.
December 4, 2020
FAS Dean Tamar Gendler spoke to the Yale Daily News about the moderating the Jackson Institute’s recent webinar with Washington Post columnist and CNN host Fareed...
December 3, 2020
Kishwar Rizvi, Professor in the History of Art, initiated the Visual Resources of the Middle East project to collect works of art, documentary photographs, and diverse...
December 2, 2020
More than 300 attendees joined the Dec. 2 webinar with journalist and author Fareed Zakaria about his book, “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World.” Tamar Gendler, Dean of...