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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...
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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...
Caleb Smith
April 8, 2014
NEW HAVEN >> Mass incarceration has become the elephant in the room of modern American history, a panel of historians said Tuesday at Yale University. It has...

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