The Yale Black Solidarity Conference is an annual student-run event that invites Black undergraduates from across the country to engage critically and socially with each other. During the conference we host an open mic night for attendees to show off their many amazing talents and abilities in front of their peers!
Join Yale School of Management’s Krystal Augustine for a fun, casual, and stress-free networking event over meaningful conversations and cocktails. The mixer will allow attendees to speak freely about their personal work experiences. Participants will explore how, although they each may be different on the surface, they share similar goals in the workplace.
This virtual panel discussion, moderated by Yale Professor of Political Science Isabela Mares, will discuss the backsliding in Latin America, covering the ongoing political situation in Peru and the riots in Brazil’s capital earlier this month, ultimately providing an analysis of the current state of democracy in Latin America. The panel will feature Brian Winter, editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly, along with Susan Stokes (University of Chicago) and Alberto Vergara (Universidad del Pacífico).
Here from and network with Yale alumni who have pursued various careers in the education field! Hosted at the Afro-American Cultural Center.
Join us as Roya Hakakian discusses her book A Beginners Guide to America: For the Immigrant and the Curious with author Carlos Eire.
At a time when America seems more divided than ever, Roya Hakakian, a naturalized immigrant shares her American experience, and tells others what it took to fall in love with America, despite its flaws. A Beginner’s Guide to America: For the Immigrant and the Curious (Knopf) exemplifies how one immigrant wishes to do her part to heal our national wounds and enable the native-born to see what they can’t see.
The Latin American History Speaker Series Presents René Cordero is currently a graduating Ph.D. student in the History Department at Brown University. His research examines how the student movement in the Dominican Republic galvanized different sectors of Dominican society and embraced a hemispheric and global circulation of discourses on racial consciousness, anti-imperialism, and historical revisionism. His work attempts to place the Dominican Cold War experience at the center of debates about imperialism, third-worldism, and race.
Spring Colloquium Lecture with Reinaldo Funes-Monzoto, visiting research scholar at Princeton University. Lunch will be provided.
Dr. Nyeema C. Harris
Knobloch Family Associate
Professor of Wildlife and
Dr. Harris studies carnivore ecology, behavior, and conservation.
As an avid nature-lover, her most transformative experience
stemmed from witnessing lions hunt in Kenya as a youth growing
up in Philadelphia. In the work of her Applied Wildlife Ecology
(AWE) Lab, she aims to facilitate exposure, broaden participation
in who has agency and contributes to knowledge production, and
Following on the success of the October 26 comedy night, The Sweet Spot is back with a new theme and an open invitation for Yale students to showcase their talents on The Underground stage! In this second installation of The Sweet Spot, the theme is acoustic and a cappella performances. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional students may register to perform. Performers may register as individuals or as groups. There will be limited sound gear on stage, so get creative. (Creativity is what makes The Sweet Spot so much fun!) Up to 10 minutes will be allotted for each performance.
Nicole Brewer is a passionate advocate for anti-racist theater. She has spent the last twelve years refining and practicing an inclusive method of theater training and practices which she calls Conscientious Theater Training (CTT). She has authored four articles about the need for the theater industry to shift from racist and oppressive models to anti-racist and anti-oppressive. Why Equity Diversity and Inclusion Are Obsolete was reported by American theater as one of their top ten most-read stories of 2019.