North America Events

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IMF Performance in the Run-Up to the Current Financial and Economic Crisis

March 28, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Dean Baker, Co-Director, Center for Economic Policy and Research; Jo Marie Griesgraber, Executive Director, New Rules for Global Finance; Ruben Lamdany, Deputy Director Independent Evaluation Office, International Monetary Fund; John W. Sewell, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Damon Silver, Director, Policy Department, American Federation of Labor-Council of Industrial Organizations
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Report Release: "Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change"

March 25, 2011 // 1:30pm5:30pm
United States Studies
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Is Senate Reform an Oxymoron?

March 14, 2011 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Congress Project
Former Senator Trent Lott, historian Richard Baker, and other experts discuss their hopes for and likelihood of Senate reform.
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Conference: Rebuilding the American Economy—One Heirloom Tomato at a Time

March 04, 2011 // 8:00am4:00pm
United States Studies
The food system of the United States is currently witnessing a remarkable shift, with the revival of small farms and artisanal producers working with restaurants, institutional food services, and retail outlets to make locally-sourced, sustainably-produced food more widely available. On March 4, 2011, the Wilson Center hosted a day-long conference to explore this critical conjuncture.
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THE NEW COOL: A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts

March 02, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Neal Bascomb, Author, THE NEW COOL: A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts; Mark Hannum, Educator, Thomas Jefferson School For Science and Technology; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy
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Partnering With Business: The Changing Role of Business in Education

March 02, 2011 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Brenda Gardunia, High School Math, Idaho; Arundhati Jayarao, High School Chemistry and Physics, Virginia; John Moore, High School Environmental Science, New Jersey; Sue Whitsett, High School Biology, Wisconsin; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

Panel Discussion: "Rethinking Retirement: The Past and Future of Social Security"

February 22, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
United States Studies
Andrew Biggs, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Charles Blahous, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Ross Eisenbrey, Vice President, Economic Policy Institute; Heidi Hartmann, President, Institute for Women's Policy Research; Barbara Kennelly, President and CEO, National Committee to Preserve Medicare and Social Security; Mitchell Orenstein, Associate Professor of European Studies, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
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New Book Discussion: Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City

February 18, 2011 // 1:00pm3:00pm
United States Studies
Author Carla Peterson, Professor of English, University of Maryland; Mary Ryan, Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University; Adele Alexander, Adjunct Professor of History, George Washington University
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New Book Discussion: The National Security Enterprise: Navigating the Labyrinth

February 14, 2011 // 11:00am1:00pm
United States Studies
Harvey Rishikof, Chair, Department of National Security Strategy and Professor of Law and National Security Studies, National War College; Roger George, National War College and Georgetown University; Mark Lowenthal, President & CEO, Intelligence & Security Academy
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New Book Discussion: Secession as an International Phenomenon: From America's Civil War to Contemporary Separatist Movements

February 11, 2011 // 11:00am12:30pm
United States Studies
Editor Don Doyle, McCausland Professor of History, University of South Carolina and Public Policy Scholar, Wilson Center; Oleksandr Merezhko, Head, International Law, University of Economics and Law, Kyiv, Ukraine and Kennan Institute Scholar; Andrew Zimmerman, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, George Washington University

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