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Visit with Dean Holloway

Reception & Presentation by Dean of Yale College at Asia Society

Join us for a rare opportunity to get the pulse of college life at Yale today with Dean of Yale College Jonathan Holloway. Following wine, light bites and a social hour, we'll hear from the Dean about recent campus happenings and offer a chance for Q&A.  

 Jonathan Holloway (GRD 1995) is Dean of Yale College and Edmund S Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies. 

Dean Holloway won the William Clyde DeVane Award for Distinguished Scholarship and Teaching in Yale College in 2009 and the Before Columbia Foundation's American Book Award in 2014. He served as the master of Calhoun College from 2005 - 2014, and was Chair of the Council of Masters from 2009 - 2013. He began a three-year term as Chair of the Department of African American Studies in 2013. That term was abbreviated when he was named Dean of Yale College in July 2014.   

Dean Holloway specializes in post-emancipation United States history with a focus on social and intellectual history. He is author of Confronting the Veil: Abram Harris Jr., E Franklin Frazier, and Ralph Bunche, 1919 - 1941 (2002); Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940 (2013), and other books. 


Where:  Asia Society of Texas, 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston 77004

When: Tuesday, February 16      

6:00 - 7:00 Registration and reception; appetizers, wine and socializing

7:00 - 8:00 Remarks from Dean Holloway and Q and A

8:00 - 8:30     Mingling and follow-up questions


Cost:   $50 for all registrants after February 8

         $35 for members and parents of current and newly admitted students    

                 $40 for non-members

 $25 for young alumni (class of 2006 or later)


Due to catering constraints we regret that we cannot accommodate any walk-ins; RSVP ASAP. 

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