Yale in Africa: An overview of the Yale Africa Initiative

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Yale in Africa: An overview of the Yale Africa Initiative

When he announced the Yale African Initiative (YAI) during his inaugural address in 2013, President Peter Salovey promised to “foster new directions in research on Africa, identify new partnerships with those on the continent, and strengthen our recruitment efforts, all while emphasizing teaching and learning.”

In the years since, that’s exactly what YAI has done. This video offers a brief overview of the programs and partnerships through which Yale and its collaborators are changing the world, told by the people who are leading the way.

https://news.yale.edu/2018/03/08/yale-africa-overview-yale-africa-initiative

Cape Coast Meditation from Yalie Nicholas Lewis

Perhaps the Gods knew all along.
One day we would return to save them all.
Time is timeless.
300 years ago. Yesterday. Tomorrow. Now.

You must ask yourself, “What do I do?”
How do I fit into this endless sky?
KNOWING you are no different than the ones that came before.
Your dreams have no priority in this place, this past…
We. Are. All. One.

And when the Gods call you, as you look out onto these shores where ships carried away your past, on these shores where tears could not refract the horror, on these shores where even death lowered its head in shame, on these shores where, on these shores where, on these shores…Where. You. Were. Born.
WHAT will you do?

Yes, perhaps the Gods knew all along.
One day we would return to save them all.

Cape Coast Meditation

Hugo Perez: Filmmaker, Artist, International Man of Mystery

Listen to the podcast of Yalie Nicholas Lewis’ interview with Hugo Perez:

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Nicholas talks to Hugo Perez on the role of a filmmaker and artist in times of social upheaval, intellectual dissidents, and of course his beloved books. Discover what inspires his creative energy and what you can learn from his journey.

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Hugo Perez: Filmmaker, Artist, International Man of Mystery

Ashish Koul talks about Muslim Arains: reform and social mobility in colonial Punjab.

Ashish Koul is a Singh Postdoctoral Associate in the Council on South Asian Studies at the MacMillan Center. Her work focuses on caste, Islam, and politics in South Asia, with law and gender as components within that framework. We talk with Professor Koul about her essay, “Making new Muslim Arains: reform and social mobility in colonial Punjab, 1890s-1910s.”

https://macmillanreport.yale.edu/videos/ashish-koul-talks-about-muslim-arains-reform-and-social-mobility-colonial-punjab