North America Events

Hydropower, Pipelines, and Petroleum: The U.S.-Canada Energy Relationship [Duke University, Durham, North Carolina]

April 13, 2011 // 8:30am3:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at Duke University that assessed ways to balance North American energy, security, and environmental goals.
Webcast

Women's Rights, Family Values, and the Polarization of American Politics

April 08, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
United States Studies
Marjorie Spruill, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Professor of History, University of South Carolina
Webcast

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
Webcast

Report Release: "Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change"

March 25, 2011 // 1:30pm5:30pm
United States Studies
Webcast

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.
Webcast

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.
Webcast

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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