Welcome

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition is pleased to announce “Slavery and Its Legacies,” a podcast series featuring visiting scholars, activists, and others about their contributions to the understanding of slavery past and present and its ongoing role in the development of the modern world. New episodes will be available every other Monday. This podcast series is made possible through a grant from the Robina Foundation, with the assistance of the Yale Broadcast Center. You can email comments and suggestions to gilder.lehrman.center@yale.edu with subject line “podcast”. “Slavery and Its Legacies” is available on iTunes and SoundCloud

Episodes

July 3, 2018
Jen Manion joins Thomas Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss her project on the Fugitive Slave Act and the rise of anti cross-dressing laws Jen...
Cover graphic for the episode of Slavery and Its Legacies featuring Amelia Hintzen
June 11, 2018
Amelia Hintzen joins Thomas Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss her book manuscript, “Sugarcane Citizenship: A History of Migration and...
Gunther Peck in the studio at Yale recording and episode of Slavery and Its Legacies
May 30, 2018
Gunther Peck joins Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss the long history of human trafficking and its relationship to the evolution of racial ideology, humanitarian...
An episode cover graphic for this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies featuring La Tonya Aurty on Art and Activism
April 30, 2018
La Tanya Autry joins Tom Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss Art and Activism. La Tanya S. Autry is the inaugural Curator of Art and Civil...
April 2, 2018
Anna Mae Duane and Jean Allain, of the Gilder Lehrman Center’s Modern Slavery Working Group at Yale University join Tom Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its...
March 19, 2018
Jessica R. Pliley and Zoe Trodd, of the Gilder Lehrman Center’s Modern Slavery Working Group join Tom Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies.  Jessica R...
March 5, 2018
Genevieve LeBaron and Kevin Bales, of the Gilder Lehrman Center’s Modern Slavery Working Group, join Tom Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies. ...
February 19, 2018
Manisha Sinha joins Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss the transnational history of the movement to abolish slavery. Manisha Sinha is professor and the James L. and Shirley...
January 29, 2018
Kerry Sinanan joins Thomas Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss representations of women, motherhood and breastfeeding in paintings depicting...
December 4, 2017
Connor Williams joins Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss the creation of “Voices from the Archive,” an online teaching resource based on documents gathered from the U. B....