April 2017

August 15, 2016 to April 30, 2017
10:00am Identity, Difference, and Understanding: Lessons from Oceania and Southeast Asia
August 19, 2016 to August 31, 2017
(All day) Graduate & Professional Students: Sign up for the queer.grads mailing list!
1:45pm First Year Undergraduates: Sign up for a LGBTQ Peer Liaison!
October 3, 2016 to April 28, 2017
(All day) Student Research at Yale University Library
November 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017
(All day) Two Hundred Years of Tracts
November 19, 2016 to September 1, 2017
(All day) Road Trip!
January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
10:00am Exhibition | Britain in the World
January 26, 2017 to September 1, 2017
(All day) Capitol America
February 10, 2017 to August 20, 2017
(All day) Walden: Four Views | Abelardo Morell
February 11, 2017 to August 13, 2017
12:00pm Dinosaurs Take Flight: The Art of Archaeopteryx
February 17, 2017 to July 23, 2017
10:00am Exhibition, Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light
10:00am Exhibition, Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light
February 24, 2017 to July 16, 2017
(All day) Exhibition, Modern Art from the Middle East
10:00am Exhibition, Modern Art from the Middle East
10:00am Exhibition, Modern Art from the Middle East
March 1, 2017 to July 15, 2017
(All day) Exhibition of Modern Arab Art from the Barjeel Foundation Collection, Sharjah, UAE
March 1, 2017 to September 29, 2017
(All day) The Land without Music: Satirizing Song in Eighteenth-Century England
March 31, 2017 to April 1, 2017
(All day) Eternal World and God’s Free Will in Islam — A Diachronic Perspective
2:30pm Black Sea Film Symposium
April 3, 2017 to October 6, 2017
(All day) Shedding Light on the Dark Universe
April 3, 2017
11:45am Order, Conflict, and Violence Speaker Series: ""Filling the Blood Quota (or not): Violence and the Shining Path, Peru 1980-­2000"
11:45am Order, Conflict, and Violence Speaker Series
11:45am Filling the Blood Quota (or not): Violence and the Shining Path, Peru 1980-2000
4:00pm Raise the Umbrellas: Special Preview with Director Evans Chan
5:30pm Conversation with Ambassador Anne Patterson
April 4, 2017
12:00pm Behavioral Sciences Workshop: "TBA"
12:00pm Early Modern Empires Workshop: How 'Imperial' was the Holy Roman Empire?
4:00pm Baltic Studies: J. G. Herder and Nationalism
4:00pm Judaic Studies Annual Colloquium
April 4, 2017 to July 18, 2017
3:30pm Sematics Reading Group
April 5, 2017
11:45am MacMillan International Relations Seminar Series: "Who Fights for Reputation in International Politics? “
12:00pm Taking life, unmaking killing and the everyday reproduction of impunity in Myanmar
4:00pm An Ambassador's Thoughts on Past and Present Events
4:00pm Syrian Refugee Crisis: Ground Realities and Humanitarian Responses in Jordan
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: "Forestalling ‘the ever-widening inequality of fortunes’: Jean- Jacques Rousseau on Economic Inequality and the General Will”
4:30pm An Ambassador's Thoughts on Past and Present Events, Yuriy A. Sergeyev
4:30pm CAS Lecture Series: Professor Nick Shepherd: "A hauntology of Cape Town: from slavery to #RhodesMustFall.”
6:00pm Race and Slavery in the Atlantic World (RSAW) Working Group with Connor Williams
April 6, 2017
12:00pm Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement, and Humanitarian Responses Spring Seminar Series
12:00pm The Framework of Refugee Protection in the United States: International Obligations and Domestic Laws
12:10pm Human Rights Workshop
4:00pm Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions: "Rousseau and Democracy"
4:30pm Colloquium Series: Why Philosophy Needs Sanskrit, Now More than Ever. Jonardon Ganeri
6:00pm CMES Cinema: The Kind Words
April 7, 2017 to August 6, 2017
10:00am Exhibition | Art in Focus: The British Castle—A Symbol in Stone
April 7, 2017 to April 8, 2017
10:30am Rethinking Religion in Early Modern Russia Conference
April 7, 2017
11:00am Agrarian Studies Hinterlands, Frontiers, Cities, and States: Transactions and Identities Colloquium: “Fields of Finance: Colonial Economism and Credit in Egypt, 1882-1907”
11:00am Iran Colloquium: Human Occupations and Evolution of Settlements in the Bukhara Oasis
12:00pm Career Conversation with Jerry Ng
1:30pm An Island under Siege: Puerto Rico's Current Financial, Political, and Human Rights Crisis
1:30pm Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions:
1:30pm Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies: "An Island under Siege: Puerto Rico's Current Financial, Political, and Human Rights Crisis"
4:30pm Yale Egyptology Lecture: The Origins of Two Provincial Capitals of Upper Egypt: The Two Sister-Sites at Tell Edfu and Dendara
April 8, 2017
6:00pm Nowruz Concert with Amir Vahab and Ensemble
April 9, 2017 to August 13, 2017
(All day) Ronny Quevedo: no hay medio tiempo / there is no halftime
April 10, 2017 to May 30, 2017
(All day) Anthropocene: Coastal Societies of the Bay of Bengal. Photo Exhibit
April 10, 2017
11:45am Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Speaker Series: "When the Rebels Win: Leadership, Preferences, and Statebuilding after Civil Wars"
4:00pm Atrocity Speech Law
5:00pm Indu Bhatt Annual Memorial Lecture 2017 -- Women, Work, Peace: What the Artisans from South Asia Can Tell Us
5:00pm Passages from the Qur'an in Recitation and Translation
5:30pm Covering Civilian Casualties of War - the case of Iraq and Syria
6:10pm Film Screening: "Finding Oscar"
6:30pm CMES Cinema: Barakah Meets Barakah
April 11, 2017
12:00pm Early Modern Empires Workshop on Technological Change & Territorial Politics: Historical Considerations
3:30pm Rosenthal Memorial Lecture: Keeping track of what happened? A new look at the Babylonian chronicles
4:00pm Baltic Studies Lecture on On Polish Zionism and Its Women, or How Traditional 'Jewish Daughters' Turned Pioneer (1918-1939)
4:30pm Global Justice Program Speaker Series
6:00pm Screening of the Documentary: "Finding Bosnia", followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Ivana Horvat
6:00pm The Politics, Law, and Economics of U.S. Immigration Policy
6:10pm Worker Rights and Responsible Business Conduct: Challenges and Opportunities in a Changed Washington
April 12, 2017
11:45am MacMillan International Relations Seminar Series: "Planning War Together: Explaining Agreement and Nonagreement in Alliance Treaty Negotiations”
12:00pm CMES Colloquium: How revolutionary were the ʿAbbāsids? The experience of jurists under the old and new regimes
12:00pm GLC Brown Bag Lecture with Manuel Barcia - The Pirates, the Judge, and the Amistad Trial
12:00pm Violence and Resistance in the Context of Land Grab in Present-day Cambodia
4:00pm CLAIS Cuba Initiative presents: “Is Détente with Cuba Irreversible? What Obama Achieved and What’s at Stake Going Forward.”
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: "The Foundations of the Founding”
4:30pm CAS Lecture Series: Samar Al-Bulushi: Citizen-Suspect: Navigating the Transnational Security State in Urban Kenya
5:00pm CLAIS Spring Film Series Screening: Vengo Volviendo (Isabel Rodas and Gabriel Paez)
6:30pm CMES Cinema: Korkuyorum Anne! (Mommy I’m Scared)
7:00pm William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale University: Book discussion - "A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr."
April 13, 2017
(All day) The Next Generation of Humanitarianism and Refugee Studies: Challenges & Opportunities
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Seminar Series: "Elections in Nondemocracies”
4:00pm Surviving Conservation: Herders and Farmers in China’s Northwest
4:00pm Center for International and Professional Experience: Schwarzman Scholars Information Session with Director of Admissions, Rob Garris
4:30pm Colloquium Series: We are thrown here in this ujāḍa: Caste, Work, and Urbanization in North India. Bhawani Buswala
6:30pm CMES Cinema: The Salesman
April 13, 2017 to April 15, 2017
6:00pm Conference: Recent Perspectives of Ceremonies, Rituals, and Festivals in the Ottoman World
April 14, 2017 to April 15, 2017
(All day) Ubuntu​: ​Collaboration for African Development
April 14, 2017
11:00am Agrarian Studies Hinterlands, Frontiers, Cities, and States: Transactions and Identities Colloquium: “Revisiting the 1937 Haitian Massacre”
11:45am MacMillan International Relations Seminar Series: "Critiques of Torture, Weak and Strong"
12:00pm Iran Colloquium: Sufis and the Limits of Sovereignty: Interrogating Religious Authority in Mughal India
12:00pm Sufis and the Limits of Sovereignty: Interrogating Religious Authority in Mughal India
12:30pm Yale Center for Historical Enquiry & the Social Sciences Workshop: "Addiction and Devotion in Early Modern England"
12:30pm CHESS Workshop on Addiction and Devotion in Early Modern England
April 14, 2017 to July 21, 2017
2:00pm Yale Grammatical Diversity Group
April 17, 2017
11:45am Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Speaker Series: "The Development of Governance Within Syrian Refugee Communities"
12:00pm The Founding of Korean Buddhism’s Great Head Temple in 1938 and the Role of Governmentality in Modernizing Korean Buddhism
4:00pm US-Ukraine-Russia: Can We Cooperate and Prosper Together?
April 18, 2017
12:00pm Behavioral Sciences Workshop: "TBA"
12:00pm Early Modern Empires Workshop on The Ideological Foundations of the Qing Fiscal State
4:00pm Baltic Studies Lecture on The Concept of Constitutionalism in Contemporary Lithuania
4:10pm Chubb Address Featuring Dr. Hawa Abdi and Dr. Deqo Mohamed
4:15pm Abdullah S. Kamel Lecture: Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World
4:30pm Religion and Democratic Pluralism: The Indonesian Model
5:00pm Speaking of Babel: The Risks and Rewards of Writing about Polyglot Societies -- Amitav Ghosh
5:30pm Yale Himalaya Initiative: The Role of Religion in the Political Ecology of Himalayan Resource Conflicts: A Case Study of Hydroelectric Development on the River Ganga
April 18, 2017 to August 1, 2017
3:30pm Sematics Reading Group
April 19, 2017
11:45am MacMillan International Relations Seminar Series: "Optimism and War”
11:45am How Indian Economy Surprises, Arvind Subramanian
12:00pm Bones Around My Neck: The Life and Exile of Prince Provocateur
12:00pm CMES Colloquium: Survivors into Minorities: Armenians in Post-Genocide Turkey
12:00pm GLC Brown Bag Lecture with Manuel Barcia - The Pirates, the Judge, and the Amistad Trial
4:00pm The Robert H. Litowitz Lecture featuring Ben Wizner, ACLU on "The Peculiar Politics of National Security"
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: "What Constitutes a Nation? Hamilton and Jefferson on the Recognition of Citizen Genêt”
5:00pm Yale Program in the History of the Book: "Making Negro Literature: Literary Workspaces at the Margins of Print Culture”
6:00pm Race and Slavery in the Atlantic World (RSAW) Working Group with Marcela Echeverri
6:00pm Screening of In this World (Michael Winterbottom, Docudrama, 90 mins)
6:10pm The Challenge of Being a Woman Human Rights Defender in Egypt
April 20, 2017 to August 6, 2017
(All day) NJIDEKA AKUNYILI CROSBY, RICO GATSON: Regarding the Figure
(All day) Regarding the Figure
April 20, 2017
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Seminar Series: "TBA"
4:00pm UN Ambassadors on VISEGRAD GROUP as a Factor of Stability in Central & Eastern Europe
4:00pm Shamanism & Buddhism: A Story of Exchanging, Adopting and Adapting
5:30pm Yassin "Narcy" Alsalman: (Inter)sections: Critical Hip-Hop Arts in the Arab Diaspora
6:30pm CMES Cinema: Return to Homs
7:00pm Performance by Yassin "Narcy" Alsalman
April 21, 2017 to September 17, 2017
(All day) We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85
April 21, 2017
11:00am Agrarian Studies Hinterlands, Frontiers, Cities, and States: Transactions and Identities Colloquium: “Building a Republic of Villages: Design and Pedagogy in Cold War India”
12:00pm Africa Salon: My Africa Is
12:00pm Economic Growth and Stabilization in Afghanistan: Lessons Learned from U.S. Civilian and Military Support to Private Sector Development
1:30pm Africa Salon: Africa Online
2:00pm A NATION IN DYSFUNCTION: DISCOURSES ON CORRUPTION IN INDONESIA
3:15pm Africa Salon: Out of the Continent, Onto the Canvas
5:30pm Africa Salon: Words of the Diaspora
April 21, 2017 to July 28, 2017
2:00pm Yale Grammatical Diversity Group
April 21, 2017 to April 22, 2017
9:00pm Africa Salon: Concert
April 22, 2017
(All day) New Perspectives in Environmental History
8:30am A NATION IN DYSFUNCTION: DISCOURSES ON CORRUPTION IN INDONESIA
12:00pm Africa Salon: Taste of Africa
1:15pm Africa Salon: From Afropunk to Muslim Ban
2:30pm Africa Salon: DANSE!
3:35pm Africa Salon: Cosmic Africa
6:00pm Africa Salon: All Things Ankara
April 22, 2017 to April 23, 2017
11:00pm Africa Salon: The After-Party
April 24, 2017
11:45am Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Speaker Series: "Behavioral Variation at the Micro-­‐Level of Participation in Genocide"
11:45am Order, Conflict, and Violence Speaker Series
12:00pm Council on East Asian Studies: "Crossing the 38th Parallel: North Korean Refugees and the Origins of the Korean War, 1945-1950"
4:00pm National Identity and Public Support for Reforms in Post-Euromaidan Ukraine
4:00pm The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Stalemate and the Possibility of Peace in the Trump Era
4:15pm Jackson Institute for Global Affairs: The Future of U.S.-Pakistan Relations
4:15pm The Future of US-Pakistan Relations: A Conversation with General Pervez Musharraf
7:00pm CLAIS Spring Film Series Screening - Sands of Silence: Waves of Courage (Chelo Alvarez-Stehle, dir.)
April 25, 2017 to August 25, 2017
(All day) “Tomorrow’s Overture is Always Best”: The Music of Kay Swift
April 25, 2017
12:00pm Early Modern Empires Workshop on Views from Angola and Brazil (1580-1640)
3:30pm Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America
4:00pm Baltic Studies Lecture on The Wealth of Real Connections: Future Cities in the Era of Late Socialism
4:30pm Book Launch and Roundtable Panel Discussion of David Mayhew's new book "The Imprint of Congress"
5:00pm Ehsan Yarshater Lectures: Iran, India, and Europe: Early Modern Connected Histories. Lecture 1. The Deccan Frontier in the Time of the Sultanates. Sanjay Subrahmanyam, UCLA
5:00pm The Deccan Frontier in the Time of the Deccan Sultanates
7:00pm Ehsan Yarshater Lectures Reception
April 26, 2017
11:45am MacMillan International Relations Seminar Series: "TBA"
12:00pm Vietnamese les (lesbian) gender, community, and space in the phantasmagoria of real life
12:00pm CMES Colloquium: The intersection of Politics and Religion in the Thought of the Almohad Mahdi Ibn Tumart (d. 1130)
1:30pm Group Threat and Racial Violence: Exploring Modern Day Hate Crimes
4:00pm Food Regulation in the EU vs the US: Does Politics Trump Science?
4:15pm Political Theory Workshop: "Wealth and the Commonwealth: The Governance Paradigm in Eighteenth Century Political Thought”
5:00pm Ehsan Yarshater Lectures: Iran, India, and Europe: Early Modern Connected Histories. Lecture 2: Traveling Mirrors for Princes. Sanjay Subrahmanyam, UCLA
5:00pm Traveling Mirrors for Princes
8:00pm Vietnamese Poetry Readings Commemorating the Fall of Saigon
April 27, 2017
12:00pm Leitner Political Economy Seminar Series: "TBA"
12:00pm GLC Brown Bag Lecture with Erik Mathisen - Reconstruction in the World: Race, Empire & the Diplomatic Mission in the Post-Civil War Era
4:30pm South Asia Brown Bag Series: Music, Ethnicity, and Post-War Reconciliation in Sri Lanka
5:00pm Ehsan Yarshater Lectures: Iran, India, and Europe: Early Modern Connected Histories. Round Table: Conceptualizing a Persianate Oecumene in the Early Modern Period
5:00pm Round Table: Conceptualizing A Persianate Oecumene In The Early Modern Period
6:00pm 2017 Agrarian Studies Graduate Student Colloquia -- Sahana Ghosh, Luisa Cortesi
April 28, 2017
(All day) Conference: Turkey Today: Democracy, Identity and Political Conflict
11:00am Agrarian Studies Hinterlands, Frontiers, Cities, and States: Transactions and Identities Colloquium: “Trust-Building Exercises: Family Finance and Forestry in Early Modern China”
12:00pm Yale Center for Historical Enquiry & the Social Sciences Workshop: "Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s"
12:00pm Graduate Workshop: State of Scholarship and Works in Progress
12:30pm CHESS Workshop on Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s
April 28, 2017 to September 5, 2017
(All day) Moral Judgement in Evaluating Disease: Some Pictures for Discussion
April 28, 2017 to August 4, 2017
2:00pm Yale Grammatical Diversity Group
April 29, 2017 to August 6, 2017
(All day) Candida Alvarez: Here