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Saladin Ambar — Stars and Shadows: The Politics of Interracial Friendship from Jefferson to Obama

Posted on January 25th, 2023 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
 To mark Black history month, Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of the new book Stars and Shadows: The Politics of Interracial Friendship from Jefferson to Obama by Rutgers University professor of political science... Read more

Charity C. Elder — Power: The Rise of Black Women in America — How Black Women Embody the American Dream, Defy Oppression, and Win

Posted on January 20th, 2023 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
To mark Black History Month at Roosevelt House, Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President, cordially invites you to attend a discussion of the book Power: The Rise of Black Women in America—How Black Women Embody the American Dream, Defy Oppr... Read more

Andrew Meier — Morgenthau: Power, Privilege, and the Rise of an American Dynasty

Posted on January 19th, 2023 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of the acclaimed new book Morgenthau: Power, Privilege, and the Rise of an American Dynasty by Andrew Meier. Spanning four generations, Morgenthau offers a panoramic account of o... Read more

National Center’s 50th Annual Conference — March 26-28, 2023 at Hunter College

Posted on January 17th, 2023 · Posted in Public Programs, Roosevelt House General News

On March 26-28, 2023, the National Center will be holding our 50th annual conference at Hunter’s main campus and at Roosevelt House. The theme of the 2023 annual conference will be Collective…  

World War II Naval History

Posted on December 29th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Eighty years ago, in 1943, the U.S. and its allies were fighting World War II at sea on two major fronts—the Atlantic and Pacific—with an American navy largely built since the devastating, fleet-destroying attack on P... Read more

The U.S. and the Holocaust

Posted on November 30th, 2022 · Posted in Faculty Seminars, Public Programs
Roosevelt House and the Jewish Studies Center at Hunter College are proud to to present a screening of an extended clip from the beginning of the new Ken Burns series The U.S. and The Holocaust followed by a disc... Read more

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse — The Scheme: How the Right Wing Used Dark Money to Capture the Supreme Court

Posted on November 29th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House invites you to The Inaugural Stepanski Family Lecture A New Series Featuring Distinguished Advocates for Democracy presented in person and on Zoom. ... Read more

Human Rights Day Celebration

Posted on November 23rd, 2022 · Posted in Human Rights Program Events
"Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home..." - Eleanor RooseveltThe Office of the Governor of the State of New... Read more

Cody Keenan — Grace: President Obama and Ten Days in the Battle for America

Posted on November 14th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
“At a time when the meaning of America is up for grabs, Cody Keenan’s new book chronicles 10 days that tested us and ultimately showed us at our best. It’s a captivating story about what’s worth fighting for, an antidote to cynicism that will... Read more

Making Sense of the 2022 Midterms: Politics and Public Policy Moving Forward

Posted on November 11th, 2022 · Posted in Public Policy Program Events
The 2022 midterms saw historic voter turnout after nail-biting races across the country. What are the political and policy impacts from the midterm results? How will this affect the 2024 presidential election? We will discuss these questions and more... Read more