Past Faculty Events

A book discussion featuring Donna Haverty-Stacke, Associate Professor of History at Hunter College… Read more


Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson’s wave of Great Society legislation gave historic momentum to greater economic and racial… Read more


A two-day academic conference.


How can we confront the problems of diminished democracy, pervasive economic inequality, and persistent global poverty? Is it possible to fulfill… Read more


Co-presented with the World Policy Institute.


With: Nicholas Freudenberg & Nancy Romer; Moderated by Dr. Thomas A. Farley


Leading human rights activist, lawyer, and Co-Chairperson of the Malaysian Bar Council’s Human Rights Committee, Andrew… Read more


A program celebrating the publication of Hunter sociology professor Nancy Foner’s collection, “One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the… Read more


Gentrification and minority displacement are changing neighborhoods across the city. Ida Susser, professor of anthropology at Hunter and the… Read more


A workshop designed for U.S. and global history, government, civics, and ELA teachers.


Professor William Solecki (Geography; Director, CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities) co-organized a panel discussion on the… Read more


The next administration will face great challenges in addressing continued global climate change and its effects. In his book Terra… Read more


Women remain significantly underrepresented among elected officials in the U.S. – only 17% of Congress is made up of women. But this… Read more


Photo by Dagmar Shultz
Confirmed Speakers:
Meena Alexander, Asha Bandele, Amina Baraka, Rich Blint, Cheryl Clarke, B…. Read more


Revisiting the Great Society: The Role of Government from FDR and LBJ to Today was a two-day symposium, on March 14th and 15. … Read more


On  October 13, 2011, Roosevelt House hosted a co-sponsored event between The Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)… Read more