Past Public Programs

Across the country, infectious diseases are spreading at alarming rates and minority communities continue to be disproportionately affected. The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House is pleased to present an event... Read more
Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab and Jessica Neuwirth, Rita E. Hauser Director of the Human Rights Program at Roosevelt House cordially invite you... Read more
Reparations & Health Presented by the Health Justice Seminar Series of The Lancet Commission on US Public Policy and Health ... Read more
Hunter College President Jennifer Raab and CENTRO’s Directora Dr. Yarimar Bonilla will welcome U.S. Representative Ritchie Torres (NY 15th) to Roosevelt House to discuss Rep. Torres’ legislative initiative to bring an end to... Read more
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... Read more
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.... Read more
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... Read more
The Jewish Studies Center and Roosevelt House invite you to a co-sponsored program presented on Zoom only The New York State Education Department (NYSED)... Read more
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... Read more
Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance and Rally For Her Justice invite you to a special program addressing ... Read more
The Departments of Africana, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, Women and Gender Studies, and German cordially invite you to attend a screening of the documentary Afro. Deutschland. (Afro Germany – Being Black and... Read more
In-person at Roosevelt House and on Zoom Featuring readings and reflections from poets, novelists, essayists, and memoirists including Marina Budhos, Nancy Bulalacao,... Read more
Hosted by Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College The Department of Geography and Environmental Science at Hunter College invites you to attend a webinar discussing the... Read more
Jennifer J. Raab Hunter College President Invites you to attend a new, in-person public program, reception, and book signing... Read more
Announcing a webinar discussion with notable political geographers who have familiarity and expertise on the topic of geopolitics in post-Soviet space and on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its ramifications. Please join us on Zoom... Read more
Please join us in the Roosevelt House Auditorium as we bring together our Hunter community with human rights and public policy experts for an open forum to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Moderated by... Read more
Roosevelt House and The Pulitzer Center are pleased to present a discussion—presented in person and on Zoom—with leading immigration journalist and Pulitzer Center grantee Anna-Catherine Brigida. Examining U.S. border... Read more
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... Read more
Celebrating Women’s History Month Jennifer J. Raab Hunter College President Invites you to to an enlightening... Read more
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... Read more
Roosevelt House invites you to attend a new public program presented on Zoom Marking Black History Month ... Read more
The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House with the Roosevelt House Human Rights Program, Hunter’s Asian American Studies Program and Center, and Hunter’s HCAP... Read more
To mark Black History Month at Roosevelt House, join a distinguished panel of black women jurists on Wednesday, February 23, for a discussion of the appointment of judges, on every level of the judiciary, who are representative of all Americans.... Read more
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... Read more
Roosevelt House invites you to attend the Annual Theodore W. Kheel Lecture on Transportation Policy Whose Streets? A Virtual Discussion with New... 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.