Special Projects and Conferences


Legacies of the Great Society: War, Poverty, and Voting Rights

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson's wave of Great Society legislation gave historic momentum to greater economic and racial equality. Much of that progress is embedded in society today, and yet the income gap between the richest and poores... Read more

The Color of Citizenship: Tracing the Legacies of Japanese Internment from WWII to Stop & Frisk

Posted on April 7th, 2014 · Posted in Faculty Seminars, Public Programs, Special Projects and Conferences
The mass incarceration of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II is a powerful but often occluded illustration of the fragility of US cit... Read more

Ike Reconsidered: Lessons from the Eisenhower Legacy for the 21st Century

Posted on February 1st, 2013 · Posted in Public Programs, Special Projects and Conferences
» Visit the Ike Reconsidered Conference Website for Video, Speaker Bios and More Information about this Historic Event ... Read more

CUNY Institute for Education Policy

Posted on November 29th, 2012 · Posted in Special Projects and Conferences

The City University of New York’s new Institute for Education Policy is New York City’s first university-based policy analysis and research institute devoted solely to understanding the challenges of PK-20…  

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Presidential Leadership Symposium – Revisiting the Great Society: from FDR and LBJ to Today.

Posted on April 12th, 2012 · Posted in Special Projects and Conferences

  Revisiting the Great Society: The Role of Government from FDR and LBJ to Today was a two-day symposium that offered an in-depth examination of the domestic side of the Johnson presidency….  

February 19, 2010 Inaugural Academic Conference Beyond the New Deal: Public Policy and the 21st Century

Posted on February 19th, 2010 · Posted in Faculty Events, Special Projects and Conferences
Featuring a distinguished panel of scholars and public policy analysts and conceived and planned by Hunter faculty, this all-day inaugural Roosevelt House academic conference addressed contemporary challenges in the areas of health, education, human... Read more