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May 5, 2020
GLC Director David W. Blight talks with Assistant Professor Carolyn Roberts on Race, Health, and Medicine during the COVID 19 global pandemic. Carolyn Roberts is an historian...
April 28, 2020
The Women Faculty Forum is pleased to announce Naomi Rogers and Reina Maruyama as next year’s (2020-2021) co-chairs.  Naomi Rogers has taught at Yale since the mid-...
April 20, 2020
Ashanti Shih, PhD ‘19 awarded the 2020 Rachel Carson Prize for “best dissertation” by the American Society for Environmental History for her dissertation, “Invasive Ecologies...
April 9, 2020
Yale historian Frank Snowden has long been fascinated by the ways epidemics hold up a “mirror” to the social, cultural, and political conditions in which they arise. His most...
April 2, 2020
To put the coronavirus pandemic in perspective, consider what happened when the bubonic plague struck London in 1665. The onset of the disease could be sudden, says Yale...
March 23, 2020
Movie theaters were closed. Public schools shuttered. Parades and other large social gatherings cancelled. Pandemic-wary civilians cautioned to keep away from others to best...
March 4, 2020
In his new book, “Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present,” Frank M. Snowden, a professor emeritus of history and the history of medicine at Yale, examines...