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New faculty bring “Dr. T.” and Islamic expertise to Yale

October 17, 2016
“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...

At Yale, an emphasis on pluralism

September 22, 2016
In the religious spaces at Yale and beyond, murmurs about society’s increasing secularization find their way into the public dialogue. At Yale, though, the trend is toward...

In conversation: Kathryn Lofton on the 2016 elections from a humanist’s point of view

May 3, 2016
As part of an ongoing series of conversations with Yale faculty members on the 2016 presidential elections, YaleNews recently met with Kathryn Lofton, professor and chair of...

Junior faculty awarded Greer, Heyman prizes

June 24, 2015
Four junior faculty have been honored for their outstanding scholarship: Nilay Hazari and David Rand have been awarded the Arthur Greer Memorial Prize in the natural or...

Eliyahu Stern: The relationship between religion and secularism in the rise of Zionism

March 28, 2013
Eliyahu Stern is Assistant Professor of Modern Jewish Intellectual and Cultural History; Judaic Studies, Religious Studies and History. He researches the transformation and...

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