The Hubert H. Humphrey Lecture | History Written in Lightning: Racial Memory, Woodrow Wilson, and the Making of the Nation
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Viewing Woodrow Wilson’s legacy through a racial lens can illuminate our own time. This lecture explores how Wilson’s views of racial possibility in the United States shaped our political, cultural, and personal discourses throughout the twentieth century, and continue to reverberate in the present.
Blair A. Ruble
Former Wilson Center Vice President for Programs (2014-2017); Director of the Comparative Urban Studies Program/Urban Sustainability Laboratory (1992-2017); Director of the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (1989-2012) and Director of the Program on Global Sustainability and Resilience (2012-2014)
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Since 1991, the Urban Sustainability Laboratory has advanced solutions to urban challenges—such as poverty, exclusion, insecurity, and environmental degradation—by promoting evidence-based research to support sustainable, equitable and peaceful cities. Read more