Program

Events

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New Book Discussion: An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle Over Equality in Washington, D.C.

January 20, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
The District of Columbia holds a unique place in the history of this country's struggle for racial equality, according to author Kate Masur.
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New Book Discussion: Age of Fracture

January 12, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Author Daniel Rodgers, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, and Director, Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies; John Judis, Senior Editor, The New Republic; Michael Kimmage, Associate Professor of History, Catholic University
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New Book Discussion: The Performance of Politics: Obama's Victory and the Democratic Struggle for Power

November 18, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Jeffrey Alexander, Sociology, Yale University; David Greenberg, Wilson Center Fellow and Associate Professor of History and of Journalism and Media Studies, Rutgers University

Lecture: Due Process and Detention

November 12, 2010 // 11:30am12:30pm
Ruth Wedgwood, Edward B. Burling Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
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Book Launch: Washington's U Street: A Biography

November 02, 2010 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Author Blair Ruble, Director, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; Maurice Jackson, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University; Moderator Philippa Strum, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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New Book Discussion: Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait in Letters of an American Visionary

October 28, 2010 // 5:30pm7:30pm
Author Steve Weisman, Editorial Director and Public Policy Fellow, The Peterson Institute; Commentators: Polly Trottenberg, Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy; Todd Purdum, Editor, Vanity Fair; Sidney Blumenthal, Journalist and Author
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New Book Discussion: The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History

October 25, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Author Samuel Moyn, Professor of History, Columbia University; Commentators Jerry Z. Muller, Professor of History, Catholic University; Rosa Brooks, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy
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New Book Discussion: Gaming the World: How Sports are Reshaping Global Politics and Culture

October 18, 2010 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Author Andrei S. Markovits, Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies, University of Michigan; Commentator Franklin Foer, Editor, The New Republic

New Book Discussion: On the Trail of the D.C. Sniper: Fear and the Media

October 07, 2010 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Author Jack Censer, Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, George Mason University; Commentator John Watson, Associate Professor, School of Communication, American University
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New Book Discussion: The Lucky Ones: One Family and the Extraordinary Invention of Chinese America

September 24, 2010 // 12:00pm1:45pm
Author: Mae Ngai, Professor of History, Columbia University; Commentator: Franklin Odo, Director, Asian Pacific American Program, Smithsonian Institution

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