North America Events

A Woman's Place is in the House: A Comparative Look at Women in Politics in the United States and Canada

September 24, 2002 // 9:00am2:00pm
Canada Institute
This conference, co-sponsored by the Canada Institute and the Division of United States Studies, was designed to examine the barriers women face in running for elected office at the national, state, and provincial levels in the two countries, in addition to the impact of the elected women and current strategies to increase the number of women in elected politics.

Conference - Women Immigrants in the United States

September 09, 2002 // 12:00am
United States Studies

Croatia and Euro-Atlantic Integration

June 06, 2002 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Global Europe Program
Ivica Racan, Prime Minister of CroatiaTonino Picula, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Croatia

Presentation - Litigating for Gender Equality in the 1970s

May 21, 2002 // 4:15pm5:30pm
United States Studies
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg describes the effort during the 1970s to place women's rights permanently on the human rights agenda.

Conference - Women's Rights in Theory and Practice

May 21, 2002 // 12:00am
United States Studies
This two-day meeting (May 21-22) was held by fifty litigators and legal theorists from law schools and universities around the country to discuss the current status of gender equality law.

Women in the Barracks: The VMI Case and Equal Rights

May 21, 2002 // 12:00am
United States Studies

Slovenia and Euro-Atlantic Integration

May 16, 2002 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Dr. Janez Drnovsek, Prime Minister, Republic of Slovenia

In Pursuit of Equity: Women, Men, and the Pursuit of Economic Citizenship in 20th-Century America

April 16, 2002 // 12:00am
United States Studies
Alice Kessler-Harris, Gordon R. Hoxie Professor of History, Columbia University, author; Joan Williams, Professor of Law and Director, Program on Gender, Work & Family, Washington College of Law, American University

Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troubling Word

February 20, 2002 // 12:00amFebruary 19, 2002 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

Global Land Mine Elimination and the Ottawa Convention: Canadian Foreign Policy at Work

February 14, 2002 // 11:00pm
Canada Institute
Christopher Kirkey discussed the impact of the Ottawa Convention on Canada-U.S. relations and considered the significance of the convention in Canadian foreign policy.

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