New Book Discussion: Jane Addams: Spirit in Action

September 15, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Author: Louise W. Knight, independent author; Commentators: David Patterson, Former Chief Editor, "Foreign Relations of the United States" Series; Jamie Stiehm, Independent Journalist and Author

New Book Discussion: Reshaping the Work-Family Debate: Why Men and Class Matter

September 14, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Author: Joan Williams, Distinguished Professor of Law, 1066 Foundation Chair, and Director of the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law; Commentator: Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed and Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream

Where Are the Green Jobs for Women?

September 13, 2010 // 1:00pm5:00pm
Tiffany Bluemle, Executive Director, Vermont Works for Women; Camille Cormier, Director of Local Programs and Policy, Wider Opportunities for Women; Debbie Frett, CEO, Business and Professional Women's Foundation; Virginia Joyce, Vice President, ResCare Employment & Training Services Group; Joan Kuriansky, Executive Director, Wider Opportunities for Women; Yvonne Liu, Senior Research Associate, The Applied Research Center; Sara Manzano-Diaz, Director of the Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor; Michele Parrott, Women in Non-Traditional Employment Roles; Shari Shapiro, Lawyer and Author, Philadelphia; Kit Williams, Project Manager, Green Jobs Pipeline for Women, Alliance for Sustainable Colorado; Wanda Ward, Office of the Director, National Science Foundation

The Future of the University/ Universities of the Future

June 21, 2010 // 10:00am4:00pm
Inwon Choue, President, Kyung Hee University, Korea; James Duderstadt, University of Michigan; Kiyofumi Kawaguchi, Chancellor, Ritsumeikan University, Japan; John King, Vice Provost for Strategy, University of Michigan; Koïchiro Matsuura, Former Director-General, UNESCO; William Pepicello, President, University of Phoenix

Book Discussion: Freedom Is Not Enough: The Moynihan Report and America's Struggle Over Black Family Life—From LBJ to Obama

June 11, 2010 // 11:00am12:30pm
James T. Patterson, Ford Foundation Professor of History Emeritus, Brown University

Changing the Odds Beyond Borders: Adapting the Harlem Children's Zone Model in Hungary, Day 2

June 08, 2010 // 9:00am6:15pm
Erika Csovcsics, Gandhi Lyceum, Pécs; Tarsha Black, Director, HCZ: Booker T. Washington Beacon 54; Emoke Bányai, Family Help Center, Magdolna District, Józsefváros; Debbie Gonzalez, HCZ: Preventive Services; Jazmine Lewis, Harlem Peacemaker, Fifth Grade Institute, Cut Above Programs; András K. Kádár, Hungarian Helsinki Committee, Budapest; Latasha Morgan, Harlem Children's Zone Community Center and NYCHA Satellite Programs; Angéla Kóczé, Szikszó Roma Community Program, Szikszó; Katherine Newman, Dept. of Sociology, Princeton University; James Horton, HCZ: Employment and Technology Center; Anna Csongor, Autonómia Foundation, Budapest; Mizetta Johnson, HCZ: Learn to Earn; Nóra Teller, Metropolitan Research Institute, Budapest; István Gyarmati, President, Foundation for Euro- Atlantic Integration and Democracy,Budapest; Raymond Shonholtz, Partners for Democratic Change, Washington, D.C.; Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO, Harlem Children's Zone; Laura Samberg, Member of the HCZ Board of Trustees; Mindy Miller, HCZ; George Khaldun, HCZ; Júlia Gádoros, Vadaskert Clinic, Budapest; Júlia Szalai, Professor, CEU and Project Lead, Rising Kids Zone, Hungary; Béla Szombati, Ambassador, Embassy of Hungary; Benjamin L. Cardin , Senator, Chairman of the U.S. Helsinki Commission

Changing the Odds Beyond the Border: Adapting the Harlem Children's Zone Model in Hungary, Day 1

June 07, 2010 // 8:30am7:00pm
Video Message from Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State; Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO, Harlem Children's Zone; Michael H. Posner, Assistant Secretary, Department of State;Júlia Szalai, Professor, CEU and Project Lead, Rising Kids Zone, Hungary; Béla Szombati, Ambassador, Embassy of Hungary; Shana Brodnax, HCZ: Early Childhood Programs; Júlia Gádoros, Vadaskert Clinic, Budapest; Lívia Járóka, Member, European Parliament (FIDESZ); Marilyn Joseph, HCZ: The Baby College; Ágnes Kende, Program Against Child Poverty, HAS, Budapest; Brian McClendon, Promise Academy Elementary After School Programs; Alice O'Connor, Department of History, UC Washington Center; Daryl Rock, HCZ Promise Academy Charter School; László Szabó, Children's Health Center, Miskolc; Léna Szilvási, Sure Start Program Center, Budapest; Eszter Varsa, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest; Rita Izsák, designated Deputy State Secretary of Roma Affairs; Lívia Járóka, Member, European Parliament (FIDESZ); George Soros, Founder of Open Society Institute (OSI); Sonya Michel, Director, United States Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center; Margaret B. Spencer, University of Chicago

Panel Discussion: The European Way for America?

May 20, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Steven Hill, Director of Political Reform Program, New America Foundation; Kimberly Morgan, Political Science, George Washington University; Mitchell Orenstein, School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Conference: Muslim Political Integration in the United States and Germany

May 03, 2010 // 8:45am5:00pm
Co-sponsored with the American Institute for Contemporary German StudiesSpeakers: Nahed Samour, Humboldt Universität/IMPRS for Comparative Legal History; Corey Sailor, Council on American-Islam Relations; Juliane Hammer, George Mason University; Jen'nan Read, Duke University; Abdulkader H. Sinno, Indiana University; Andreas Wüst, Universität Mannheim; Susana Dos Santos Herrmann, SPD Köln; Samuel J. Rascoff, New York University School of Law; Sabine Riedel, SWP; James Zogby, Arab American Institute

They Also Serve: Military Families and the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

April 30, 2010 // 9:00am5:00pm
Brig. Gen. Loree Sutton, Director of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) and Nancy Sherman, Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University, and Author, The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of Our Soldiers; Jennifer Mittelstadt, Associate Professor of History, Penn State University; Douglas Wilson, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs; John Allen Williams, President, Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society; René Bardorf, Executive Director, ReMIND; Lynda Davis, Former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense of Military Community and Family Policy; Lory Manning, Director, Women in the Military Project, Women's Research and Education Institute; Bill White, President, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund; Kathy Roth-Douquet, Chair, Blue Star Families; Shelly MacDermid Wadsworth, Director, Military Families Research Center, Purdue University; Mary Keller, Executive Director, Military Child Education Coalition; Joyce Wessel Raezer, Executive Director, National Military Family Association