Past Events

Visual Artist and Activist
February 3, 2023
Work and Service
International Correspondent, The New York Times
January 27, 2023
From Frontlines to Frontpages: Conversation with Valerie Hopkins” Moderated by Professor Marci Shore

Co-sponsored by the Yale MacMillan Center’s European Studies Counci

Washington Bureau Chief, The Economist
January 26, 2023
Covering American Politics in an Age of Peak Polarization

Co-sponsored by the Yale Journalism Initiative

reporter and graphics editor, The New York Times
November 30, 2022
Visual Investigations and Spatial Techniques

Co-sponsored by Franke Family Digital Humanities Laboratory, Yale Computer Science, Yale WGiCS, and fSTS@Yale Collective

Creator and Co-Host of the "Know Your Enemy" Podcast
November 16, 2022
What Happened? The 2022 Midterms, the Right, and American Democracy

Matt Sitman, creator and co-host of the “Know Your Enemy” podcast reflects on the outcomes of the mid-term elections and its implications for the future of American democracy.

Please register to join the webinar. 

Award-Winning Journalist and Host & Producer of the "This Land" Podcast
November 14, 2022
We Still Here: Fighting Erasure Through Indigenous Storytelling
documentary filmmaker and producer
November 14, 2022
Documentaries, Memory and Human Rights in Guatemala

In this session, documentary filmmaker Anaïs Taracena will sit in conversation with Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies at MacMillan Center Postdoctoral Associate María Aguilar, to discuss the importance of documentary films in postwar Latin American societies. The talk will center on how films contribute to collective memory as well as the state of freedom of expression and human rights in the country. Lunch will be provided.

Author, Political Activist, & Former Editor at Labor Notes
November 13, 2022
Reproductive Justice Before and After Roe

Co-sponsored by Yale Young Democratic Socialists of America

Former Presidential Candidate, Lawyer, and Consumer Advocate
November 12, 2022
Getting Mobilized to Overcome Coercive Corporatist Powers
Multimedia Journalist
November 10, 2022
Timothy Dwight College Tea: Telling Stories Through Maps and Media