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Ololade Aliyu, a current master’s degree candidate in African studies at Yale, and alumni Onon Bayasglan ’13 M.E.M. and Etienne Mashuli ’15M.A., have won Gates Cambridge...
When President Peter Salovey announced the Yale Africa Initiative (YAI) during his inaugural address in 2013, he promised to foster new directions in research on Africa,...
NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with David Simon, who directs the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University, on the 25th anniversary of the start of Rwanda’s genocide. (go...
Pericles Lewis (second from right) visits with students and instructors at the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa.
While traveling in Africa over spring break, Pericles Lewis, vice president for global strategy and deputy provost for international affairs, visited the African Leadership...
Dr. Augustus Casely-Hayford
“African art has become cool,” Dr. Augustus Casely-Hayford declared to a packed audience in Henry R. Luce Auditorium on March 4. “But as ever, the main beneficiaries are...
Stephanie Newell
The following podcast was posted on How To Read on March 1: We tend to have a visceral response to someone we think is dirty. But Stephanie Newell,  Professor of English at...
The following article written by Jose Davila IV appeared in the Feb. 20 Yale Daily News: On Tuesday night, the smells of ful mudammas, znoud el sett, mantu and sambosa wafted...