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“The Asian Americans” — Sneak preview with Renee Tajima-Pena

Join Roosevelt House, Asian American Studies Center & Program, AANAPISI Project (HCAP), Department of Sociology, Department of Urban Policy and Planning on zoom for a sneak Preview of “The Asian Americans” with Renee Tajima-Pena, Produc... Read more

Business as Usual? A Wake-Up Call for The Human Services

Posted on September 18th, 2018 · Posted in Faculty Public Programs, Public Programs
The results are in! Join us for the community roll-out of the Human Service Workforce Study, sponsored by the Human Services Council, Silberman School of Social Work, and the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work.The Report, Business a... Read more
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#MeToo and Epistemic Injustice

Posted on September 12th, 2018 · Posted in Faculty Public Programs, Public Programs, Special Projects and Conferences
The CUNY Graduate Center Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC), the Center of the Humanities, and the Philosophy Program present and interdisciplinary conference on #MeToo and Epistemic Injustice. Over the past year, the #MeToo movement has forced i... Read more
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South Asian Americans in Politics: Off of the Sidelines and Into the Game

Posted on April 16th, 2018 · Posted in Faculty Public Programs, Public Policy Program Events, Public Programs
The last decade has seen a rapid increase in the number of South Asian Americans interested in... Read more
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Benjamin Carter Hett – The Death of Democracy: Hitler’s Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic

Posted on March 26th, 2018 · Posted in Book Discussions, Faculty Public Programs, Public Programs
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Benjamin C. Hett, professor of history at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, to mark the publication of his new book, The Death of Democracy: Hitler's Rise to Power and the... Read more

Engaging #MeToo: Marginalized Voices in the Campaign to End Sexual Harassment and Violence

Posted on March 6th, 2018 · Posted in Faculty Public Programs, Human Rights Program Events, Public Programs
The #MeToo campaign, founded in 2006 by activist Tarana Burke, has recently reignited a global conversation about sexual harassment and violence against women. Yet despite this watershed moment, advocates contend that many perspectives continue to be... Read more

Science, Policy and Populism: The Obama Years and Beyond, A Conversation with Kei Koizumi and Mike Lubell

Posted on September 18th, 2017 · Posted in Faculty Public Programs, Public Programs
In this conversation about science and public policy, Kei Koizumi will reflect on his eight years at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, provide a brief review of federal science funding, especially at universiti... Read more

Hate Speech and Human Rights, A Panel Discussion

Among liberal democracies, the United States stands alone in its defense of hate speech as integral to upholding the First Amendment and ensuring a free society. Recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia—the site of a whit... Read more

Joseph P. Viteritti – The Pragmatist: Bill de Blasio’s Quest to Save the Soul of New York

Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Hunter College's own Joseph P. Viteritti to mark the publication of his new book, The Pragmatist: Bill de Blasio's Quest to Save New York's Soul. Viteritti, the Thomas Hunt... Read more

The Taylor Law in Perspective at 50

Posted on September 5th, 2017 · Posted in Faculty Public Programs, Public Programs, Special Projects and Conferences
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Public Employees Fair Employment Act, commonly known as the Taylor Law. This New York Law was one of the first state law to grant public workers the right to unionize, to require public employers and unions to... Read more