News

April 29, 2019
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition hosted a panel discussion on how legacies of slavery continue to impact racism and implicit bias...
April 16, 2019
The definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of...
April 15, 2019
David Brion Davis has passed after a long illness.  The historical profession, the GLC, and countless friends have lost a giant of a figure.  The GLC team and network of...
David W. Blight annouced as a winner of the 2019 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy
March 11, 2019
Winners of the 2019 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy Announced New York, NY, March 7, 2019 Columbia University Libraries has announced that two acclaimed...
GLC FELLOWSHIP DEADLINE COMING SOON: MARCH 1, 2019
February 25, 2019
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Yale News Reports: David Blight honored with Lincoln Prize for his book on Frederick Douglass
February 21, 2019
essor of American History at Yale, was recently honored with the 2019 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize from Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American...
The GLC 21st annual conference announced
February 21, 2019
Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition The MacMillan Center of Yale University 21st Annual Conference A Deep History of Slavery: Antiquity...