the David Brion Davis Memorial Endowed Resource Fund

The Gilder Lehrman Center Legacy Fund

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies was founded in 1998 at Yale University. The Gilder Lehrman Center was the first institution in the world wholly devoted to scholarship, public education, and outreach about the global problem of slavery across all borders and all time. In a world that needs this work now more than ever, we invite you to join us in sustaining our mission to foster an improved academic and public understanding of the role of slavery, its destruction, and its legacies in the functioning of the modern world.

To support the annual programming, outreach, and other key activities of the Gilder Lehrman Center, please contribute to the Gilder Lehrman Center Legacy Fund.

What’s New at the Gilder Lehrman Center

February 24, 2022
One of the most coveted awards for the study of slavery and abolition, this $25,000 prize is sponsored jointly by the Gilder Lehrman Institute and the Gilder Lehrman Center...
January 24, 2022
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC), part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University,...
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January 21, 2022
Karin Zipf (Professor of History, East Carolina University) was a GLC Visiting Professor in Fall 2018. Listen to a podcast interview about her work: https://...
January 18, 2022
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC), part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University,...
Supporters of Donald Trump displayed a gallows as they gathered outside the US Capitol on 6 January 2021. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images
January 13, 2022
The lie that the election was ‘stolen’ from Trump is building its monuments in ludicrous stories, and codifying them in laws to make the next elections easier to pilfer. By...

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