Program

Events

Ongoing Exhibit: "Women on the Move: The First National Women's Conference, Houston, 1977"

May 05, 2011 // 9:00am5:00pm
Diana Mara Henry, Official Photographer, First National Women's Conference
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New Book Discussion: Liberal Arts at the Brink

April 26, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
What is the future of liberal arts education in America?
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The Left: Does It Have a Future? Global Perspectives

April 25, 2011 // 1:30pm3:30pm
Does the left have a future? This was the question posed by US Studies during its April 25 panel discussion of the prospects for progressive movements around the world.
Webcast

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

April 08, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Marjorie Spruill, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Professor of History, University of South Carolina
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Conference: Rebuilding the American Economy—One Heirloom Tomato at a Time

March 04, 2011 // 8:00am4:00pm
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.

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

February 22, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
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
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
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
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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