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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

Tue, February 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm +   RSVP

Join us for the first in a series of public events to create dialogues among veterans, their families, and other members of the community. Participants in this program, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, discuss classic works of literature, history, and philosophy to illuminate moral transformation, injury, and repair resulting... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House for a special evening exploring the creation of Brooklyn Bridge Park, one of the largest and most significant public projects to be built in New York in a generation. Joanne Witty, an environmental activist who also served as president of the park's local development corporation... Read more
You are invited to attend a special lecture featuring Rogers Smith (University of Pennsylvania). Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in the Trump Years President Trump’s Inaugural Address offered a dramatic "America First” vision of the nation’s identity and purpose. Rogers Smith will argue that this vision has counterpart... Read more

Mon, March 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm +

Contrary to the predictions of pollsters and pundits, Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election. Why did she lose?  Immediate analyses focused on economic anxiety and dissatisfaction over Clinton’s use of a personal email server.  Although those issues were undoubtedly important, this two-part event focuses on an additional f... Read more
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Wendy Lesser, author of You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn, the first biography of the iconic American architect that delves fully into his life and work. The architect Louis Kahn was born to a Jewish family in Estonia in 1901... Read more

Human Rights Program Student & Faculty Events

Currently, there are no upcoming Hrp Events. Click here to view past events.

Public Policy Program Student & Faculty Events

Currently, there are no upcoming Public Policy Events. Click here to view past events.

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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