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Past Public Programs

Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy by David F. Schmitz. In this illuminating study, Schmitz presents an... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Republic of Detours: How the New Deal Paid Broke Writers to Rediscover America by Scott Borchert. In this enthralling history, Borchert provides an... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Why the New Deal Matters by Eric Rauchway. In this timely new work of historical analysis, Rauchway explores how the New Deal... Read more
 
As we mark Pride Month, Roosevelt House is pleased to present the fourth in a series of 2021 Zoom election forums, designed to give young and first-time voters the opportunity to explore policy issues with those running for office in the June... Read more
 
As we mark Pride Month, Roosevelt House is pleased to present the third in a series of 2021 Zoom election events, designed to give young and first-time voters the opportunity to explore policy issues with those running for office in the June... Read more
 
Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President together with Roosevelt House and the Hunter College Jewish Studies Center Invite you to celebrate the... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993 by Sarah Schulman. In this acclaimed and monumental political history, Schulman... Read more
 
Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President together with Hunter’s Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging & Roosevelt House Invite you to a new... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Malevolent Republic: A Short History of the New India by K.S. Komireddi. In this penetrating and insightful history, Komireddi delivers a critical and... Read more
 
Originally scheduled for April 20, this event was postponed out of respect for the immense importance of the jury verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial announced that same night. Roosevelt House is now pleased to present... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is honored to present a live Zoom panel discussion, marking Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, on Anti-Asian Hate in the Pandemic Age: Curing the Virus of Hate—featuring experts, scholars, and... Read more
 
Roosevelt House and The Living New Deal – NYC Chapter are pleased to present, live on Zoom, a panel discussion contrasting New Deal housing projects and policy with the proposals that housing advocates are advancing today. The panel... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is honored to present the 2021 McNickle Lecture on Integrity in Government, featuring former State Attorney General Robert Abrams on his inspiring new memoir, The Luckiest Guy in the World: My... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom panel discussion on The First 100 Days of the Biden Administration—featuring expert analysis from CUNY professors of political science. Among the topics they will address are... Read more
 
Roosevelt House together with Families for Safe Streets present Confronting the Epidemic of Traffic Violence With special remarks by The... Read more
 
The Public Humanities And The Democratic Commons Conference Presents: Reckoning with Monuments and Public Commemoration Monuments, public memorials and historical memory are the products of decisions made... Read more
 
You can order a copy of Saving Stuyvesant Town: How One Community Defeated the Worst Real Estate Deal in History with an autographed bookplate... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute with the Departments of Economics, Geography and Environmental Science and Urban Policy and Planning, and the Institute for Sustainable Cities present: Climate Crisis and Infrastructure... Read more
 
The Public Humanities And The Democratic Commons Conference Presents: Print, Podcast, Social: Public Humanities and Popular Media This panel explores the venues, or spaces, of the... Read more
 
The Public Humanities And The Democratic Commons Conference Presents: What is the Democratic Commons? This panel will consider the challenges posed by an increasingly multi-racial... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present the first in a series of 2021 Zoom election forums, designed to give young and first-time voters the opportunity to explore policy issues with those running for office in the June primaries. We begin with the... Read more
 
Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President, together with Roosevelt House, the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI), and the Hunter College Department of... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of New York, New York, New York: Four Decades of Success, Excess, and Transformation by acclaimed author Thomas Dyja. In this monumental urban history, Dyja... Read more
 

Eleanor: Poems

March 17, 2021 VIDEO

Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Eleanor: Poems by award-winning poet Gray Jacobik. In this rich and inventive new collection, Jacobik presents a series of poems that powerfully and... Read more
 
PLEASE NOTE SPECIAL START TIME: Live Zoom program begins at 4 PM EST Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of The Ten Year War: Obamacare and the Unfinished... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom forum on Ranked Choice Voting, the new voting system for New York City’s primary elections in 2021. The panel brings together experts from law, academia, and advocacy—to... Read more
 
You can order a copy of Prisoner Reentry in the 21st Century: Critical Perspectives of Returning Home with at a specially discounted price (20% off) exclusively from... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is proud to present a special live Zoom discussion about the advisory group of African American federal officials who served during the Roosevelt administration—unofficially known as the Black Cabinet. This follows the... Read more
 
Hunter College’s Community Read of Sister Outsider and other works Presents:... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased and honored to present... Read more
 

Public Programs at Roosevelt House are free to the public and open with advance registration, made possible through the support of the Charina Endowment Fund and other generous donors.