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2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize Submissions Begin on January 2, 2019
December 21, 2018
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History are pleased to announce the twenty-first...
GLC Fellowship Applications for 2019-2020 now Being Accepted
December 20, 2018
The Gilder Lehrman Center typically offers two types of postdoctoral and faculty fellowships that advance the study of slavery, its role in the creation of the modern world,...
‘Quite the jewel’ – honoring David Blight and his new Douglass biography
December 12, 2018
Ta-Nehisi Coates — bestselling author and distinguished writer in residence at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute — confessed to a packed Yale Art...
An interview with Ambassador, and GLC Fellow, Luis C.deBaca on human trafficking
December 10, 2018
On Friday, December 7th, 2018 the Yale MacMillian Center interviewed GLC  Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery Fellow, Ambassador Luis C.deBaca.  The interview and be...
David W. Blight Discusses “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” with Ta-Nehisi Coates
November 27, 2018
The Gilder Lehrman Center (GLC) for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale will...
November 19, 2018
Rutgers and Harvard Professors Share the 20th Annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize The 2018 Frederick Douglass Book Prize will be shared by two scholars: Erica Armstrong...
Slavery and Its Legacies Podcast Episode - Jennifer (JJ) Rosenbaum and Gunther Peck on Labor and Human Trafficking
October 31, 2018
Jennifer (JJ)  Rosenbaum the U.S. director for Global Labor Justice (GLJ), and Gunther Peck an Associate Professor History and the Director of the Hart Leadership Program at...