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What's New at the Gilder Lehrman Center
- David W. Blight shares his analysis of the impact of the Civil War on the ideas and psyche of Frederick Douglass. Smithsonian Museum of American Art (more...)
- The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition has selected five museums and historic sites to participate in the 2013-2014 Yale Public History Institute (more...)
- The Gilder Lerhman Center's Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery Fellow Jessica Pliley is featured on the MacMillan Report
- CSPAN covers the first day of the Gilder Lehrman Center's 2012 International Conference
- The Gilder Lehrman Center is accepting applications for their 2012-13 Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (more...)
- The Gilder Lehrman Center invites applications for a residential fellowship from scholars and public intellectuals to study the fundamental origins and circumstances surrounding debt bondage, forced labor, human trafficking, and other forms of modern day slavery. (more...)
- The Gilder Lehrman Centerinvites applications for the Summer 2013 Graduate Research Fellowships competition. For more information visit www.yale.edu/glc/info/gradfellow.htm
- James Sweet, Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, has been selected as the winner of the 2012 Frederick Douglass Book Prize for his book, Domingos Álvares, African Healing, and the Intellectual History of the Atlantic World (University of North Carolina Press). The Douglass Prize is awarded annually by Yale University's Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition for the best book written in English on slavery or abolition. (more...)
- Sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Center and the Instructional Technology Group, the Yale Slavery and Abolition Portal is designed to help researchers and students find primary source material related to slavery and its legacies within the university's many libraries and galleries.
- The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards has announced that David W. Blight's American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era has received their 2012 prize for nonfiction. The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards recognize books that have made important contributions to our understanding of racism and our appreciation of the rich diversity of human cultures. (more...)
- The GLC's recent roundtable discussion commemorating the sesquicentennial of the Civil War and Emancipation is featured on Yale's YouTube station at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8Tm5aXS22o&feature=youtu.be.
- The Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade by David Eltis and David Richardson was awarded the 2011-12 Louis Gottschalk Prize at the annual meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.