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The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, a part of the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, is dedicated to the investigation and dissemination of knowledge concerning all aspects of chattel slavery and its destruction. The GLC’s activities include:

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What’s New at the Gilder Lehrman Center

September 29, 2016
Screening of Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation There will be a special screening of The Birth of a Nation at 7pm on Oct. 6 at the Whitney Humanities Center. A post-...
September 14, 2016
OpenDemocracy’s Beyond Trafficking and Slavery, with the support of the Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition...
August 26, 2016
The Gilder Lehrman Center is honored to announce the January 2016 award of a major grant from the Robina Foundation. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the Robina Foundation...