The GLCs 20th Year Anniversary

What’s New at the Gilder Lehrman Center

Penn State professor Lori Ginzberg and Yale University professor David Blight listen during a Faith & Politics panel in Geneva, N.Y., on July 21. (Chantale Wong/Faith & Politics Institute)
July 27, 2018
GLC Director, David Blight featured in Jonathan Capehart’s “That moral arc doesn’t bend toward justice all by itself” in the Washington Post. Read the full article here
July 27, 2018
Drawing on previously untapped sources, Young Frederick Douglassrecreates with fidelity and in convincing detail the background and early life of the man who was to become “...
July 26, 2018
Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition today has announced the finalists for the 20th annual Frederick Douglass Book...
July 5, 2018
For the summer of 2018 the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Aboltion has hosted six summer programs. We are excited to see the programs...
June 20, 2018
The Gilder Lehrman Center (GLC) for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center is hosting its fourth “Exploring Justice” program for high school...
June 11, 2018
The field of American history and especially the study of slavery and emancipation lost a giant in the first week of June, 2018. Ira Berlin grew up in New York City, and...
June 7, 2018
As negotiations are underway at the International Labor Organization in Geneva to create a global standard on women’s labor rights, Global Labor Justice announces new...
Logo for the Global Buisness of Forced Labour Website
June 7, 2018
The project is a first-of-its kind international research study investigating the business models of forced labour in global agricultural supply chains. Over two years the...
Students present this digital humanities project
May 17, 2018
The digital world is not just changing our social interactions but the accessibility and impact of historical research as well. The Study of Slavery and Abolition in the...
May 7, 2018
For a century and a half Ulysses S. Grant has been a baffling and inspiring presence in the American literary and historical imaginations. Born in 1822 and raised by a pious...