News

June 24, 2015
The South Shall Not Rise Again IT’S NOT OVER 06.24.15   Michael Tomasky The Daily Beast   The North has the money and the culture, but the South has defined the limits of...
June 22, 2015
Clementa Pinckney, a Martyr of Reconciliation The preacher who tried to heal the wounds of Charleston fell victim to neo-Confederate ideology in the city where the Civil War...
April 12, 2015
David Blight talked about the legacies of Appomattox during keynote remarks at a 150th anniversary commemoration of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at...
Book cover
December 8, 2014
On Monday, December 8, Greg Grandin sat down with GLC Director David Blight to discuss his recent book The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New...
Christopher Hager (right) with filmmaker Steven Spielberg
October 27, 2014
New Haven, Conn. — Christopher Hager, Associate Professor of English at Trinity College in Hartford, has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Frederick Douglass Book Prize...
Notes by Granville Sharp
October 27, 2014
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...
Professor David Brion Davis was honored for his scholarly work on slavery and abolition.
July 24, 2014
A Yale faculty member who is a leading scholar on slavery and abolition and two Yale alumni — an award-winning radio host and a renowned architect — have been honored by the...

Pages