North America Events

Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston

March 30, 2003 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

Conference - Historical Justice in International Perspective: How Societies are Trying to Right the Wrongs of the Past

March 26, 2003 // 11:00pm
United States Studies
Conference at the German Historical Institute (DC), March 27th-29th. Co-sponsored by German Historical Institute, Free University of Berlin, Woodrow Wilson Center Cold War History Project and Division of U.S. Studies

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Globalization

March 05, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
with Murray Weidenbaum Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor and Honorary Chairman of the Weidenbaum Center, Washington University in St. Louis

Religion Returns to the Public Square: Faith and Policy in America

February 27, 2003 // 11:00pm
United States Studies
Complete transcript available on the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life's website.

Borderlines: Canada in North America

February 27, 2003 // 8:00am8:00pm
Canada Institute
The BorderLines: Canada in North America conference series was conceived by various high-profile Canadian business leaders, academics, journalists, and scholars who saw the need for a re-evaluation of Canada's relationship with its southern neighbors. This two-day conference fostered frank and informative dialogue about the state of the Canada-U.S. relationship.

Family Feud? America and Its Allies at a Crossroads

February 27, 2003 // 12:00am11:00pm
Canada Institute
On the brink of war with Iraq, the United States seems to be taking a more activist, “muscular” approach to foreign policy. But how will this affect America’s allies, such as Canada? Panelists addressed this question in a live, televised "town meeting."

Canada and the United States: Where Do We Go After Whatever Happens?

February 19, 2003 // 11:00pm
Canada Institute
Former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark shared his thoughts on the future of the bilateral relationship and his vision of how things could be improved. He also spoke about how Canadians perceive the war on terror and the potential war with Iraq and expressed his optimism for a quick and peaceful solution.

Book Launch for World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability

February 04, 2003 // 11:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
with author Amy Chua Comments by Stephan Richter, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of TheGlobalist

Liberalism: Conscience and Confidence

February 04, 2003 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Canada Institute
The Honorable Pierre Pettigrew, Canada's Minister of International Trade, defined liberalism as the philosophy at the heart of modernity and questioned whether it is possible for the ideology of liberalism to find within itself a counterbalancing mechanism.

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