Upcoming Public Programs

“The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the government.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Roosevelt House Public Programs

Fri, September 30, 2016 | 6:00 pm +   RSVP

HIROSHIMA BOUND is a personal documentary that tracks the construction of America's collective memory (or lack of one) of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It follows the histories of specific photos and photographers, both Japanese and American, who visited Nagasaki and Hiroshima in the aftermath of the 1945 bombings, counterposing this visu... Read more

Wed, October 5, 2016 | 6:00 pm +

Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab cordially invites you to attend a program and reception honoring the recipients of the sixth annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize: BLOOMINGDALE AGING IN PLACE THE BRONX TRANSITIONS CLINIC & THELMA DYE, PH.D. N... Read more
Roosevelt House in pleased to welcome best-selling historian Ellen Fitzpatrick for a discussion of her book The Highest Glass Ceiling, the story of three remarkable women who were trailblazing candidates for president: Victoria Woodhull in 1872, Marg... Read more
On October 17, 2016, Roosevelt House welcomes the Social Science Research Council in a continuing series in which scholars and practitioners analyze current anxieties of democracy. The evening features the political theorist and philosopherCharles Taylor (Emeritus Professor, McGill University), the Council’s 2... Read more

Tue, October 18, 2016 | 6:00 pm +

70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green Film Screening with Dir. Ronit Bezalel For 70 years, there stood a public housing community in Chicago known as Cabrini Green. Home to thousands, misunderstood by millions, Cabrini Green once towered over some of Chicago’s most expensive neighborhoods, a looming reminder of inequality and poverty. Ca... Read more
Political media and persuasion tools have deep American roots in races for the White House dating back to the earliest presidential campaigns. What may seem like primitive efforts now–posters, souvenirs, buttons, banners, cartoons, slogans, and songs–were the chief means of promotion for nineteenth century candidates yet are still in use today.... Read more

Human Rights Program Student & Faculty Events

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Public Policy Program Student & Faculty Events

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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.

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