Educating for Democracy: The Taube Discussion Series on Teaching American Values

What are core American values, and how should they be taught in the nation's classrooms? Four lectures on the subject were presented by the Hon. Sandra Day O'Connor, Dr. Donna E. Shalala, Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky, and Prof. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot. The lightly edited version of their talks provides thoughts about both basic values and the approaches most likely to be successful with K-12 students.

Brown v. Board: Its Impact on Education, and What it Left Undone

African-American Studies at the Woodrow Wilson Center #2, Winter, 2002

New Scholarship in Women's History: Women's Voices in the Public Sphere

Panelists' presentations for a discussion, April 19, 2006.

Arab American Political Participation

What is the current state of political participation among Arab Americans? Has their experience changed since 9/11? These and other issues were examined at a recent conference that convened a diverse panel drawn from universities, the worlds of NGO activism and national politics.