Past Events

Reporter, Washington Post; Class of '16 Former Editor-in-Chief, YDN
February 17, 2020
Reporting on Politics Amid Disinformation and Fake News
Syrian Film Director, Producer, Writer, Editor and Cinematographer
February 13, 2020
Screening of THE CAVE - 2020 Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary; Q&A to follow with Dr. Amani Ballour and Director Feras Fayyad

Co-sponosored by: National Geographic Documentary Film, Film and Media Studies Program, Whitney Humanities Center, Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale, the Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration Program, Public Humanities at Yale, Yale Institute for Global Health, and MacMillan Center Council on Middle Eastern Studies

Award-Winning Freelance Journalist
February 10, 2020
Eco Swaraj: Can India Achieve Environmental Self-Rule?
The Yale Review 200th Anniversary Festival
February 5, 2020
Writers at Work: Critics: Who Needs Them?

Parul Sehgal (New York Times) and Dan Chiasson (The New Yorker) discuss the role of public criticism. In the digital age, what should a critic be, and why? Moderated by Meghan O’Rourke

Director, Climate in Foreign Policy Project
February 5, 2020
A Conversation on Climate Change and Foreign Policy

Ambassador Robert Ford, Kissinger Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute
Stephanie Epner, Director, Climate in Foreign Policy Project, UN Foundation
Francisco Palmieri, Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute

Please register for this event here:

National Immigration Reporter, New York Times
February 4, 2020
Immigration in the United States: The Border and Beyond

Co-sponsored by the Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration 

February 1, 2020
Journalism in the Tropics: Telling Stories for Resistance and Repair

Conference speakers:

Pablo Albarenga, National Geographic Explorer and a Pulitzer Center grantee

Nelly Luna Amancio, Founder and Editor at OjoPúblico

Aisyah Llewellyn, Deputy Editor, New Naratif

Ranto Sibarani, Legal Advisor, New Naratif

If you are interested in attending this panel discussion, please register at for free with code: istf2020journalismpanel 

Photographer and Podcaster
January 30, 2020
Seeds Of Culture: Portraits and Voices of Native American Women

Annual Amy Rossborough Lecture with Matika Wilbur

Co-sponsored by The Yale Women’s Center and Native American Cultural Center
Award-Winning Author and Contributing Writer for The New York Times Magazine
January 14, 2020
What On Earth Are They Saying?

Siebert will speak about his many experiences visiting with, and writing about, animals, and what they reveal to us about themselves and us. Siebert has written cover stories for The New York Times Magazine about the fight for legal personhood for chimpanzees, the lives of retired ape movie stars, the relationships between parrots and veterans with PTSD, and the importation of wild elephants by U.S. zoos.

Co-sponsored by the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School

Executive Editor, Sports Illustrated
November 21, 2019
Jonathan Edwards College Tea with L. Jon Wertheim