Watch Luis Miranda Interviewed by Gilder Lehrman Student Advisory Council Members

On Wednesday, October 14, members of the Gilder Lehrman Student Advisory Council interviewed Lin-Manuel Miranda’s father, Luis Miranda, about his life as depicted in the HBO film Siempre, Luis. See below for the meaningful, personal, and entertaining exchange of stories and ideas.

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Study the Fight for Women’s Rights with Professor Catherine Clinton

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Fall 2020 courses is open for the online Master of Arts in American History Program. We highlight here one of the five courses offered in the coming semester. The Fight for Women’s Rights: 1820–1920 with Professor Catherine Clinton
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Enjoy These Early EduHam Online Student Performances

The goal of the free Hamilton Education Program Online, which launched on Friday, August 14, is to help students in grades 6–12 recognize the relevance of the Founding Era today by using primary sources to create a performance piece (e.g., a rap, poem, dramatic piece), following the model used by Lin-Manuel Miranda to create the musical Hamilton.
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Hamilton Education Program Online Now Available for Schools with 6th–12th Graders

The Hamilton Education Program Online (#EduHamOnline) is now available to all schools with students in grades 6–12 in the 2020–2021 school year. Completely adaptable for remote or hybrid learning, the program encourages students to use their newfound knowledge to create original pieces—a song, rap, spoken word, or scene—at the end of their remote or physical classroom studies on the founding era using primary source documents like those Lin-Manuel Miranda used in writing Hamilton.
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Study the American Enlightenment, a Fall 2020 MA Course, with Professor Caroline Winterer of Stanford University

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Fall 2020 courses is open for the online Master of Arts in American History Program. We highlight here one of the five courses offered in the coming semester. The American Enlightenment with Professor Caroline Winterer
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Fall 2020 Registration Now Open for the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for the Fall 2020 courses is now open for the online Master of Arts in American History for K–12 teachers affiliated with the Gilder Lehrman Institute. The online program offers a unique and affordable opportunity for educators to work with two dynamic and eminent institutions dedicated to lifelong learning and career preparedness.
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The Gilder Lehrman History Shop Offers Mugs, Bags, Posters, and Apparel with Collection Images

The Gilder Lehrman Institute’s new History Shop features favorites from the Gilder Lehrman Collection that we hope will be of interest to our friends and supporters. Start your morning with American history with these and many other coffee mugs featuring Gilder Lehrman Collection images.
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Recent Press Mentions

Daina Ramey Berry's "Lives of the Enslaved" Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA Course Featured in NBC News Article

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In a Dallas-Fort Worth NBC affiliate article exploring “How to Transform Black History Education in Schools,” Daina Ramey Berry’s “Lives of the Enslaved,” a Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA in American History course, was featured prominently.

Berry is quoted directly and indirectly throughout the article, assessing the state of teaching Black history and how to improve it:

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The New York Times Remembers Richard Gilder

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Sam Roberts wrote a comprehensive obituary for Richard Gilder on May 14, 2020, calling him “a billionaire investor and benefactor who was instrumental in revitalizing two neglected exemplars of American democracy — the study of American history and Central Park.”

In sumarizing some of the work done by the Gilder Lehrman Institute, Roberts wrote, of Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman

They amassed a collection that would eventually consist of 70,000 original documents, letters, pamphlets, diaries and other primary sources that illuminate American history.

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EduHam at Home Announced in a Washington Post Feature Article

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The Washington Post announced the EduHam at Home program on April 21, 2020, with a feature article by theater critic Peter Marks. Along with exploring the development of EduHam itself, the article highlights Gilder Lehrman Institute president James Basker’s explanation of how and why EduHam at Home works:

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