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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...
It is with great saddness that we announce the sudden death of Lamin Sanneh, D. Willis James Professor of Missions and World Christianity at Yale Divinity School, and...
On December 3, The MacMillan Center hosted a symposium on Jonny Steinberg’s The Number: One Man’s Search for Identity in the Cape Underworld and Prison Gangs, a 2004 book...
In a brightly lit classroom on the lower level of Dow Hall, a lone undergraduate sits at a table —textbook spread open in front of him — and speaks in halting Ukrainian. His...
Alex de Waal, executive director of the World Peace Foundation at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University
The Council of African Studies (CAS) at the MacMillan Center invited Alex de Waal, executive director of the World Peace Foundation at the Fletcher School of Law and...