David Blight, Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center, along with Michael Harriot, Staff Writer at The Root; Lecia Brooks, Outreach Director for the Southern Poverty Law Center; and Fabian Wichmann, Case Manager at EXIT-Germany, talk about “Confronting Hate: Tolerance,...

Alexandre Debs

President Trump provided a stark reminder of the stakes of nuclear politics when he warned nuclear-armed North Korea to stop making threats or “be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.”

North Korea’s acquisition of a nuclear bomb marks a key failure in the United States’ 72-year effort to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. U.S...

In July 2017, Professor Seth Jacobowitz’s Writing Technology in Meiji Japan was awarded the 2017 International Convention of Asia Scholars Book Prize in the Humanities at the ICAS biannual conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand. His book was chosen from a field of 93 book submissions from across all the regions and humanistic disciplines of Asian...

In May, Peter Suwondo completed the five-year accelerated Master of Public Health program offered through the Yale School of Public Health. At graduation, he was awarded the Dean’s Prize for Outstanding M.P.H. Thesis for his paper Epidemiology of Soil-Transmitted Helminthiases in Kpandai District, Ghana: Community-Level Variation and Novel...

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center has announced the finalists for the 19th annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one of the most coveted awards for the study of the African American experience. Jointly sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the Gilder Lehrman...