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Book Discussions

Breached!: Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve it

Posted on May 31st, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion—on Zoom only—of the new book Breached!: Why Data Security Law Fails and How to Improve it by Daniel J. Solove and Woodrow Hartzog... Read more

Hugh Ryan — The Women’s House of Detention: A Queer History of a Forgotten Prison

Posted on May 16th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, LGBTQ Center Program
The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of The Women’s House of Detention: A Queer History of a Forgotten Prison by Hugh Ryan. This acclaimed and singular... Read more

Maia Weinstock — Carbon Queen: The Remarkable Life of Nanoscience Pioneer Mildred Dresselhaus

Posted on May 16th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is proud to present a discussion —on Zoom only—of Carbon Queen: The Remarkable Life of Nanoscience Pioneer Mildred Dresselhaus by Maia Weinstock. In this essential new biograp... Read more

Craig L. Symonds — Nimitz at War: Command Leadership from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay

Posted on May 9th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Reception and Book Signing to Follow Please join us as Roosevelt House welcomes back one of our most popular lecturers, America’s leading naval historian, Craig L. Symonds... Read more

Dan Canon — Pleading Out: How Plea Bargaining Creates a Permanent Criminal Class

Posted on May 3rd, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House and The American Constitution Society are pleased to present a discussion of Pleading Out: How Plea Bargaining Creates a Permanent Criminal Class by Dan Canon. In this important new study, Canon delivers an... Read more

John Avlon — Lincoln and the Fight for Peace

Posted on April 5th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Jennifer J. Raab Hunter College President Invites you to attend a new, in-person public program, reception, and book signing ... Read more

Xochitl Gonzalez — Olga Dies Dreaming

Posted on March 9th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Join us virtually or in-person for a special event featuring Xochitl Gonzalez, New York Times best-selling author of Olga Dies Dreaming in conversation with Yarimar Bonilla, Political Anthropologist and the... Read more

Nancy Foner — One Quarter of the Nation: Immigration and the Transformation of America

Posted on February 16th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion—presented on Zoom—of One Quarter of the Nation: Immigration and the Transformation of America by Hunter College P... Read more

Tomiko Brown-Nagin — Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality

Posted on January 30th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House invites you to attend a new public program presented on Zoom Marking Black History Month ... Read more

David McKean — Watching Darkness Fall: FDR, His Ambassadors, and the Rise of Adolf Hitler

Posted on January 3rd, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion—presented on Zoom—of Watching Darkness Fall: FDR, His Ambassadors, and the Rise of Adolf Hitler by David McKean. In this important new history, McKean delivers a grou... Read more