News

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
APPLICANTS, PLEASE NOTE: Please be sure to hit the final “submit” button in interfolio. When your interfolio application is complete, you will see a pop-up confirmation...
Yale News Reports: David Blight honored with Lincoln Prize for his book on Frederick Douglass
February 21, 2019
Professor 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...
GLC Fellow, Amb. Luis C.deBaca (ret.), talks about modern day slavery on the The MacMillan Report
February 6, 2019
Ambassador Luis C.deBaca (ret.) is an American lawyer and diplomat who served in the Obama Administration as Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons...
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...