Program

Events

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New Negro Women and Beyond: Posing Beauty in African American Culture

January 18, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Join US Studies and the National Women's History Museum on Wednesday, January 18 for the fourth lecture in "The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Women's History" series.
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"Dorothea Lange: Life, Politics, and Work": A lecture by Dr. Linda Gordon

December 12, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Join US Studies and the National Women's History Museum on Monday, December 12 for the third lecture in "The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Women's History" series.
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Accounting for Culture in the Military: Implications for Future Humanitarian Cooperation

December 09, 2011 // 9:30am4:00pm
While the military has made the goal of increased cultural knowledge and awareness a priority since the mid-2000s, these developments have yet to be accounted for as part of a broad inter-agency conversation among military and non-military stakeholders. Join us for a conference focusing on the U.S. military’s efforts to develop cultural expertise.

Beyond Our Means: Why America Spends While the World Saves

December 02, 2011 // 1:00pm2:30pm
If the financial crisis has taught us anything, it is that Americans save too little, spend too much, and borrow excessively. Join us for a discussion of Sheldon Garon's new book "Beyond Our Means: Why America Spends While the World Saves."
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Black Leaders and Leadership

November 21, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
“Black Leaders and Leadership” is a presentation based on the ten-year oral history project co-directed by Julian Bond and Phyllis Leffler. It relates the views of fifty Black leaders on such topics as family, education, and the inspiration of the Civil Rights movement.
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"African American Women Refugees in the Civil War" A lecture by Dr. Thavolia Glymph

November 17, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Join US Studies and the National Women's History Museum on Thursday, November 17 for the second lecture in "The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Women's History" series.
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“Trust, but Verify” Confidence and Distrust from Détente to the End of the Cold War

November 07, 2011 // 4:00pmNovember 09, 2011 // 12:00pm
“Trust, but Verify” Confidence and Distrust from Détente to the End of the Cold War, co-sponsored by the German Historical Institute (DC) and the History and Public Policy Program.
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The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the South

November 07, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Organized in collaboration with the History and Public Policy Program and the National History Center.
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Changing Chinese Views of American Society

October 25, 2011 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Increasing numbers of Chinese travel to the US for business, tourism, or education, while others study American history and culture in local schools and universities. The Wilson Center was joined by experts from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences to discuss Chinese views of American society, politics, and culture.
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“Between Marketization and Social Protection: Ambivalences of Feminism in the Context of Capitalist Crisis”

October 20, 2011 // 6:00pm7:30pm
A lecture by Nancy Fraser, one of the leading political philosophers and feminist theorists practicing today.

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