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Associate Professor Jonathan Wyrtzen has won the 2016 Social Science History Association President’s Book Award for his first book, Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and...
Yale professors and Hebrew teachers from across the country gathered in New Haven Saturday night to celebrate Ayala Dvoretzky, senior lector II of Hebrew and coordinator of...
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf chatted with Yale students after his talk on campus.
Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, ignited a national debate this year by not standing when the national anthem is played before football games. This is...
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Syria is now entering its sixth year of war. More than a third of its hospitals have closed and about 65 percent of health workers have fled. There is an urgent need for...
“Welcome. We will begin each week promptly at 4:34,” Shawkat Toorawa told the assembled group of students at the Whitney Humanities Center on a recent Wednesday. “I will talk...
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is pictured here on left with Colin Kaepernick.
A screening of the 2004 film “By the Dawn’s Early Light: Chris Jackson’s Journey to Islam,” which explores a protest of the national anthem by Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (formerly...
The Yale Corporation appointed Edward E. Salisbury professor of Arabic and Sanskrit languages and literature in August 1841, the first appointment of its kind in the United States.
When assuming his appointment as Yale’s first professor of Arabic and Sanskrit languages and literature in August 1843, Edward E. Salisbury urged his colleagues to be patient...

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