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Sitting down with Kishwar Rizvi

Associate Professor Kishwar Rizvi is a scholar of Islamic art and architecture and associate professor in Yale’s Department of the History of Art. A trained architect, Rizvi’s writings and...

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Sitting down with Henrik Williams

Professor Henrik Williams is a professor in Scandinavian Languages at Uppsala University in Sweden. He has authored scholarly papers in both Swedish and English and published a variety of...

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Sitting down with Angela Lorenz

Angela Lorenz leads the sort of life that reassures humanities majors that STEM is not the only option: She has a successful career as an artist, lives in Italy,...

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Sitting down with Howard Markel

Howard Markel, a social and culture historian of medicine, is an expert on quarantine procedures in the United States. He has worked with the CDC and Department of Defense on issues...

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Sitting down with P. Sainath

P. Sainath, the former Rural Affairs Editor of the Hindu, has won an outrageous number of awards for his journalism (over 40). He recently launched his latest project, the...

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Sitting down with Ian McAllister

Ian McAllister, a conservationist and wildlife photographer, recently wandered from the depths of Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest to give a presentation at the School of Forestry. In addition to...

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Sitting down with A.O. Scott

A.O. Scott is a chief film critic for the New York Times, where he has worked for 15 years. He thinks about culture from a lot of different angles:...

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In conversation with Laurie Santos

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the Herald Laurie Santos over email about the freaky sexcapades of our primate cousins and the next frontier of hook-up culture. Santos is a...

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Sitting down with Jason Garner

Jason Garner, former CEO of Global Music at Live Nation, a Fortune 500 concert booking firm, decided in 2010 that he needed to radically change his life. Though Garner...

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Sitting down with Justin Kan

Every month, over 60 million people log on to Twitch.tv to watch other gamers play anything from Mario Kart to Grand Theft Auto. Justin Kan, BR ’05, who co-founded...

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Sitting down with Christopher Lockyear

Christopher Lockyear is the operations manager forMedecins Sans Frontieres, or Doctors Without Borders. Before overseeing MSF’s humanitarian policy in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and South Sudan, the 2014 Yale World...

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Sitting down with Victoria Brescoll

Last week, the Yale School of Medicine came under intense criticism for the improper handling of a sexual harassment case after Dr. Michael Simons, the former chief of cardiology,...

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Sitting down with Salvatore Iaconesi

Salvatore Iaconesi is an artist, but he is also a robotics engineer, designer, and hacker. The 2014 Yale World Fellow teaches Interaction Design and Digital Design at the Sapienza...

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Sitting down with Anand Giridharadas

Raised in an Indian-American family in Ohio, Maryland and Paris, journalist Anand Giridharadas spent several years reporting from a base in Mumbai, before returning to the U.S. to cover...

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Sitting down with Kia Corthron

Kia Corthron, a winner of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize in drama, has become widely respected over the last two decades for plays that expose the darker elements of American...

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Sitting down with Pankaj Mishra

Pankaj Mishra is a novelist, essayist, and 2014 recipient of the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize in nonfiction writing. He focuses on untold narratives—stories of the excluded and the neglected, of...

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Sitting down with Bill Deresiewicz

In his latest book, Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, William Deresiewicz argues that the Ivy League is headed in the wrong...