Proceedings of a program held on January 19, 2006
Proceedings of a Conference at the Center, September 2002
A new United States Studies publication, based on the conference: "Temporary Migrant Care Worker Programs in Canada and the EU: Models for the U.S.?"
U.S. Studies Program Associate Acacia Reed views the New Scholarship in Race, Ethnicity series through the prism of programs designed to empower minority scholars.
The Woodrow Wilson Center, together with the Migration Policy Institute and the Manhattan Institute, recently launched the Independent Task Force on Immigration and America's Future, chaired by the Hon. Lee H. Hamilton and former Senator Spencer Abraham. Several publications for the study are now available.
What are core American values, and how should they be taught in the nation's classrooms? Four lectures on the subject were presented by the Hon. Sandra Day O'Connor, Dr. Donna E. Shalala, Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky, and Prof. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot. The lightly edited version of their talks provides thoughts about both basic values and the approaches most likely to be successful with K-12 students.
Newspaper ad revenue is declining as they struggle to compete with websites. Papers are closing; others are cutting staff, bureaus, and whole sections. Two recent Wilson Center meetings explored the state of newspapers and the future of journalism.