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Introducing the Whitney Publishing Project
November 1, 2022
With the aim of helping scholars in the humanities navigate the publication process—from first article to first book and beyond—the Whitney Humanities Center is launching a...
October 20, 2022
The New York Times has published a guest essay by author Sheila Heti, our Fall 2022 Franke Visiting Fellow, on Annie Ernaux, winner of the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature....
Environmental Humanities Ph.D. Students
September 6, 2022
Seven Ph.D. students from across the humanities will join Yale this fall as the second cohort of Whitney Humanities Center Graduate Fellows in the Environmental Humanities....
2022 YALE TRANSLATION INITIATIVE SUMMER FELLOWS
August 8, 2022
Graduate students are the future of Translation Studies, and their innovative research expands the horizons of this interdisciplinary field. In partnership with the Yale...
John Merriman
May 23, 2022
We were deeply saddened to learn of the death of our friend John Merriman on May 22. A historian of modern France, a master teacher whose Open Yale Courses reached thousands...
Graduate Fellow to Discuss the Environmental History of Lagos, Nigeria, at “Desert Futures: Sahara”
April 24, 2022
Yale graduate student Allegra Ayida (History) was selected to speak at Desert Futures: Sahara next week. Allegra is a WHC Graduate Fellow in the Environmental Humanities and...
Sheila Heti
March 25, 2022
The Whitney Humanities Center will host Canadian author Sheila Heti as a Franke Visiting Fellow during the fall 2022 semester. Sheila Heti’s literary oeuvre comprises...