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Past Public Programs

Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President, invites you to a documentary film screening and discussion Rabble Rousers:... Read more
 
During this Lancet Webinar, a panel of experts will examine the crisis of primary care in the USA and the bold policy actions needed to revitalize this critical sector. They will consider what can be learned from the UK’s National Health... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of One Thought Scares Me…: We Teach Our Children What We Wish Them to Know; We Don’t Teach Our Children What We Don’t Wish Them to Know by Academy Award winning actor... Read more
 
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Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President invites you to attend a very special in-person event  ... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of The Present Illness: American Health Care and Its Afflictions by physician, health services researcher, and professor of medicine Martin F. Shapiro. In this eye-opening and... Read more
 
Please join us as Roosevelt House marks the 60th anniversary of the death, and 90th anniversary of the birth year, of one of the 20th century’s most essential writers: Sylvia Plath. To commemorate these... Read more
 
Important Update: This Event Will Now Be Held On March 23 & Presented Only On Zoom To inaugurate Women’s History Month at Roosevelt House,... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of the new book Silent Spring Revolution: John F. Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Great Environmental Awakening by bestselling author and acclaimed... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Human Rights Program  and Solidarity Engineering  invite you to... Read more
 
During this latest Lancet webinar hosted by Roosevelt House at Hunter College, a panel of experts will assess the predicted effects of the forthcoming Supreme Court decision on racial health disparities as well as racial diversity in... Read more
 
The Hunter College Art Advisory Board presents a panel for Studio Art Majors, BFA, MFA, Alumni, Artists, and Friends Candid Advice From Industry Experts On How To Prepare for A... Read more
 
Reception to Follow (with cocktails and mocktails, of course!)Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of the historic repeal of the 18th Amendment in... Read more
 
Due to popular demand, this event has been moved to The Kaye PlayhouseWe are proud to continue our tradition of public conversations and lectures... Read more
 
 
Please join us as Roosevelt House and Hunter’s Jewish Studies Center co-host a discussion of the new book In the Garden of the Righteous: The Heroes Who Risked Their Lives to Save Jews During the Holocaust by Richard... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of the new book The Fight of His Life: Inside Joe Biden’s White House by bestselling author Chris Whipple. In this revelatory and news-making chronicle, Whipple... Read more
 
Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President, Cordially invites you to attend a special President’s Week event,  in person and on Zoom. Jon Meacham on his new book And There Was Light: Abraham... Read more
 
  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... Read more
 
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... Read more
 
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... Read more
 
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... Read more
 
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... Read more
 
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
 
“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... Read more
 
Jennifer J. Raab Hunter College President and ... Read more
 
When National Book Award-winning graduate of the Hunter College MFA program Phil Klay left the Marines a decade ago, after serving as an officer in Iraq, he found himself a part of the community of... Read more
 
Žižek contends that the Culture War raging in the developed West is a false war, a war between two versions of the same global capitalist system: its unrestrained pure version and its “neo-Fascist” conservative... Read more
 
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a lecture by distinguished legal scholar Kermit Roosevelt III—great-great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, first cousin (three times removed) of Eleanor Roosevelt, and distant cousin of... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute and the Hunter College Jewish Studies Center invite you to a newsworthy discussion on the timely topic of secular... 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.