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June, 2012
Slave Narratives Summer Seminar, 2012
Class photograph of the recently concluded Slave Narratives summer seminar, co-sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History and the Council of Independent Colleges.
May 31, 2010
Dedication of the Charleston Memorial Day Site
David Blight speaks at the dedication of the site of the first Memorial Day, in Charleston, South Carolina. See also the local news report at http://www.wciv.com/news/stories/0510/741484.html.
March 21, 2009
The History and Art of Capoeira
Thomas J. Desch-Obi, Assistant Professor, Baruch College, and Efraim Silva, Capoeira Master, The Connecticut Capoeira Center
Thomas J. Desch-Obi, a leading scholar in the field of African and Diasporic martial arts, discusses the history of Capoeira.
July 22-27, 2007
Beyond Amistad: The African American Struggle for Citizenship, 1770-1850 (July Workshop)
An NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for Schoolteachers
June 17-22, 2007
Beyond Amistad: The African American Struggle for Citizenship, 1770-1850 (June Workshop)
An NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for Schoolteachers
May 21, 2007
The Missouri Compromise and Its Aftermath: Slavery and the Meaning of America, a Book Talk and Discussion
Robert P. Forbes, assistant professor at UCONN-Torrington.
March 5-7, 2007
Principles and Agents: The British Slave Trade and Its Abolition
David Richardson, Director of the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation
The Third Annual David Brion Davis Lecture Series on the History of Slavery, Race, and Their Legacies.
February 22, 2007
The Eighth Annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize Dinner, honoring Rebecca J. Scott, for Degrees of Freedom: Louisiana and Cuba after Slavery
December 11, 2006
Trunk Lines, Land Lines, and Local Exchanges: Operationalizing the "Grapevine Telegraph"
Susan O’Donovan, Associate Professor of History and African & African American Studies, Harvard University.
November 13, 2006
Performing Freedom in Antebellum New York: The New York African Free School
A lecture by Anna Mae Duane, assistant professor at UCONN-Torrington.
November 2 to 4, 2006
Slavery & Public History: An International Symposium
The Gilder Lehrman Center's Eighth Annual International Conference.
October 24, 2006
How Should We Remember the Slave Trade?: 2007 and Public History
Lecture by James Walvin, Professor of Modern British Social History and the History of Black Slavery at the University of York.
September 23
Slavery in the Historical, Artistic, and Literary Imagination
Meeting of the Gilder Lehrman Center working group.
September 18, 2006
Racial Ideologies: A Comparative Panel Discussion on 19th-Century American Pro-Slavery Arguments and 20th-Century Nazi Propaganda
Lecture by Jeffrey Herf, Professor of History at the University of Maryland at College Park, and Michael O’Brien, Professor of American Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Jesus College.
July 13, 2006
Passages to Freedom: Abolition and the Underground Railroad
Gilder Lehrman Institute Summer Seminar's visit to Boston, Massachusetts
April 3, 2006
Second Annual David Brion Davis Lecture Series
"The Global Garrison: America's Premier Radical Abolitionist and the International Response," lecture by Richard J. Blackett
March 27, 2006
Second Annual David Brion Davis Lecture Series
"William Lloyd Garrison and Emancipatory Feminism in 19th-Century America," lecture by Lois Brown
March 23, 2006
David Brion Davis Book Talk
David Brion Davis discusses his new book, Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World, at Labyrinth Books, New Haven
February 23, 2006
The Seventh Annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize Dinner, honoring Laurent Dubois for A Colony of Citizens
February 13, 2006
Second Annual David Brion Davis Lecture Series
"Putting Politics Back In: Rethinking the Problem of Political Abolitionism," lecture by Bruce Laurie
February 6, 2006
Timothy Dwight Elementary School
Sounds of Afrika visited the school in an event sponsored by the Junior League of New Haven and the Gilder Lehrman Center
December 8, 2005
Second Annual David Brion Davis Lecture Series
"Repoliticizing the Abolitionists in Our Age of Fundamentalist Politics," lecture by James Brewer Stewart
November 14, 2005
Elizabeth Alexander, Associate Professor in African-American Studies at Yale University, reads from her epic poem “Amistad.”
November 12, 2005
Preserving Gullah Traditions and Culture through Language
The Twenty-Third Annual Penn Center Heritage Days Celebration, November 10-13, 2005
October 27-29, 2005
Repairing the Past: Confronting the Legacies of Slavery, Genocide, & Caste
The Seventh Annual International Conference of the Gilder Lehrman Center
September 23-24, 2005
Working Group on "Slavery and the Historical, Literary, and Artistic Imagination"
September 22, 2005
Writing Harriet Jacobs: A Life
A lecture by Jean Fagan Yellin, Distinguished Professor Emerita at Pace University and winner of the 2004 Frederick Douglass Book Prize.
September 19, 2005
Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World
David Brion Davis, Sterling Professor Emeritus of History, speaks on his forthcoming book: Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World.
September 14, 2005
Alternative Parents: Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings
A lecture by Clarence Walker, Professor of History at University of California, Davis.
August 10, 2005
Students from Baltimore Maryland’s Living Classroom Foundation visit Gilder Lehrman Center
February 24, 2005
The Sixth Annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize Dinner
The Sixth Annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize Dinner honored prize winner Jean Fagin Yellin for Harriet Jacobs: A Life.
February 11, 2005
Priscilla's Homecoming: A Gullah Woman Finds Her Roots in Sierra Leone
A lecture by Gilder Lehrman Center fellow Joseph Opala at Boone Hall Plantation & Farms, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
February 7-9, 2005
First Annual David Brion Davis Lecture Series
A lecture series by Joseph Miller, the T. Cary Johnson, Jr. Professor of History at the University of Virginia, on "The Problem of Slavery as History."