As of June, 2004, he is Director, succeeding David Brion Davis, of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale. In 2010-11, Blight was the Rogers Distinguished Fellow in 19th century American History at the Huntington Library, San Marino, CA. During the 2006-07 academic year he was a fellow at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Writers and.
As of June, 2004, he is Director, succeeding David Brion Davis, of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale. In 2013-14 he was the William Pitt Professor of American History at Cambridge University, UK, and in 2010-11, Blight was the Rogers Distinguished Fellow in 19 th century American History at the Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.
Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History, Columbia University Ellen V. Futter,. and Abolition at Yale University 37 Gilder Lehrman Collection 40 Grants 42 Partners 43 Appendix 46 Staff Unless otherwise noted, all illustrations are from materials in the Gilder Lehrman Collection. For details, see inside back cover. Institute Shares Three Byrd Grants from Federal Government GLI.
University Press, 2010, in conjunction with Gilder Lehrman Center, Yale University. This is a lavish atlas with more than 200 maps and illustrations that I originally conceived with Yale Press editors and a team of scholars. “Foreword,” in Molly Rogers, Delia’s Tears: Race, Science, and Photography in the Nineteenth Century, Yale University Press, in press, 2010. “Loving and Hating the.
AMERICA’S RECONSTRUCTION: THE UNTOLD STORY July 8 - July 28, 2018 (Eric Foner and 2015 Institute Alumni Michael Axon) Introduction This is a three-week summer institute for K-12 school teachers of history, art, languages, literatures, and other subjects to be selected from applicants from across the country. The insti-tute, which will be held in Beaufort, South Carolina, at the University of.
Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute announced that Elizabeth R. Varon, author of Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War (Oxford University Press), is the recipient of the 2020 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize.According to the Gilder Lehrman Institute: Varon’s 500-page Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War anchors the Civil War narrative in the.
David William Blight (born 1949) is the Sterling Professor of History, of African American Studies, and of American Studies and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University.Previously, Blight was a professor of History at Amherst College, where he taught for 13 years.He has won several awards, including the Bancroft Prize and.
Moderated by David Blight, professor of American history and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition, the event brought historian Eric Foner of Columbia University; Akhil Amar ’80 LAW ’84 and John Witt ’94 LAW ’99 GRD ’00 of the Yale Law School; Tomiko Brown-Nagin LAW ’97 from Harvard Law School; and Amy Dru Stanley GRD ’90 of the.
In his capacity as director of the Gilder Lehrman Center at Yale, Blight organizes conferences, working groups, lectures, the administering of the annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, and many public outreach programs regarding the history of slavery and its abolition. He previously taught at Amherst College for thirteen years. In 2013-14 he was the William Pitt Professor of American History.
Reconstruction was the period after the American Civil War, 1863-1877 (or 1865 to 1877). This is a selected bibliography of the main scholarly books and articles. Contents(show) Secondary Sources Surveys Brown, Thomas J., ed. Reconstructions: New Perspectives on Postbellum America (2006) essays by 8 scholars excerpt and text search Du Bois, W.E.B. Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880.
Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars are week long professional development opportunities offered at universities throughout the world during the summer. These seminars are conducted by some of the pre-eminent scholars in American history. For example, the seminar on Reconstruction is co-facilitated by Eric Foner.
Eric Foner: Two things; one the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments, I argue and I think many scholars would agree, really transformed the constitution and are essential to understanding the Civil War era and indeed our current situation today, and yet they are not widely known or understood. Even though they really are central documents of American history, they don’t occupy the same place in.
After her came Eric Foner, the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. Professor Foner spoke about Reconstruction as an inseparable part of Civil War history, and he pointed out that such concerns as black equality are still with us today. Last to speak in the first panel was Emory Thomas, Regents Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Georgia. Thomas focused on.
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. A nonprofit organization supporting the study and love of American history through a wide range of programs and resources for students, teachers, scholars, and history enthusiasts throughout the nation. Topics covered include Slavery and Abolition; Civil War Era; Abraham Lincoln. The Geography of Slavery in Virginia. A digital collection of.
The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016) Frederick Douglass Book Prize, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, Yale University; Avery O. Craven Award for Best Book on the Civil War Era, Organization of American.Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Jun 2019 One of 15 undergraduates chosen across the U.S. to receive the annual Gilder Lehrman Institute History Scholar Award.Beyond Freedom: Disrupting the History of Emancipation edited by David W. Blight and Jim Downs Well this was a profound and interesting series of essays that look beyond what we know as the concept of freedom after emancipation for enslaved people. Each essay takes a different look at how history concerning the Civil War and the Reconstruction era discusses what freedom actually means and how.