April 2017 News

April 12, 2017
Professor Oswaldo Chinchilla’s new book, “Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya” is now available for purchase from Yale University Press.  This nuanced account explores Maya mythology through the lens of art, text, and culture. It offers an important reexamination of the mid-16th-century Popol... Read more
April 5, 2017
Gao Yufang, a first-year PHD student in the combined PhD Program between Forestry & Environmental Studies and Anthropology at Yale University was recently cited for his work on Rhino conservation in an article that appeared in Scientific American. Click here to read the article in Scientific... Read more
April 5, 2017
In order to promote scholarship in South Asian Studies, the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) announces the award of two prizes each year for the best unpublished book manuscript on an Indian subject in the humanities and social sciences. This year one of those prizes went to our student... Read more