July 2016 News

Professor Shawkat M. Toorawa joins Yale-NELC.
July 16, 2016
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Yale University is pleased to announce that as of July 2016 Professor Shawkat M. Toorawa has joined Yale-NELC, and has begun teaching for the fall term of 2016....
Yale in Egypt
July 14, 2016
Yale in Egypt is dedicated to the study and exploration of the civilizations, languages, and history of the Nile Valley and its desert hinterlands from prehistory to late antiquity. Current expeditions include the Elkab...
Photo Essays by Karen Polinger Foster
July 14, 2016
Inspired by her recent journeys, faculty member Karen Polinger Foster has published three photo essays. The first, The Artful Steppe, derives from her May 2014 travels across Central Asia. Through a Persian Looking-Glass is...