Program

Events

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Law in the 21st Century: Enduring Traditions, Emerging Challenges

April 28, 2010 // 4:30pm6:30pm
Anita L. Allen, Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs and Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Paul Schiff Berman, Dean and Foundation Professor of Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University; Jamie Gorelick, Partner, WilmerHale and Former Deputy Attorney General of the United States; Beth Simone Noveck, United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer and Director, White House Open Government Initiative
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New Books Discussion: American Race Relations in Transnational Perspective

April 23, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
James Miller, Professor of English and American Studies, George Washington University, and Author, Remembering Scottsboro: The Legacy of an Infamous Trial; Susan Pennybacker, Professor of European History, Trinity College, and Author, From Scottsboro to Munich: Race and Political Culture in 1930s Britain; Andrew Zimmerman, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, George Washington University, and Author, Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South
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Book Discussion: The Other Alliance: Student Protest in West Germany and the United States in the Global Sixties

April 21, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Author Martin Klimke, Research Fellow, German Historical Institute; Michael Kazin, Professor of History, Georgetown University; Jeremy Varon, Associate Professor of History, The New School for Social Research
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Book Launch: Mendez V. Westminster: School Desegregation and Mexican-American Rights

April 19, 2010 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Author: Philippa Strum, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Commentators: Cornelia Pillard, Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Delia Pompa, Vice President for Education, National Council of La Raza; Thomas Saenz, President and General Counsel, Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund

New Book Discussion: The Selected Letters of Florence Kelley, 1869-1931

April 07, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Editor Kathryn Kish Sklar, Distinguished Professor of History, SUNY, Binghamton; Editor Beverly Wilson Palmer, Research Associate, Pomona College; Sally Greenberg, Executive Director, National Consumer's League; Dorothy Ross, Professor Emerita of History, Johns Hopkins University, Kirsten Downey, author and journalist, commentators. Introduction by Sara Manzano-Diaz, Director of the Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor
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Lecture: "Respect: Nourishing Goodness in Education"

March 25, 2010 // 5:00pm7:00pm
Lecturer Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, Emily Hargroves Fisher Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Commentator James Forman, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center
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Book Launch: Jesus, Jobs and Justice: African American Women and Religion

February 25, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Author Bettye Collier-Thomas, Professor of History, Temple University; Patricia Sullivan, Associate Professor of History, University of South Carolina, Daryl Scott, Professor of History, Howard University

Lecture: "Our Courts"

January 20, 2010 // 5:30pm7:00pm
The Honorable Sandra Day O'Connor, Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court (Retired); Molly Kervin, Teacher, Palo Verde Middle School, Phoenix, and her studentsThis event will take place at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.

Book Discussion: Borderline Americans: Racial Division and Labor War in the Arizona Borderlands

December 09, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Author Katherine Benton-Cohen, Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University and Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center; Eric Arnesen, Professor of History, George Washington University; Melanie Shell-Weiss, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University

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