Book Launch: American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

December 03, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Author Joan Biskupic, Supreme Court Reporter, USA Today; Richard Lazarus, Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director, Supreme Court Institute, Georgetown University Law Center; Dahlia Lithwick, Senior Editor, Slate

Book Launch: America's Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force

November 16, 2009 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Author Beth Bailey, Professor of History, Temple University; Judith Stiehm, Professor of Political Science, Florida International University; Lawrence Korb, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Visions of the Welfare State: Nordic and United States Perspectives

November 16, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Pauli Kettunen, Professor of Political History, University of Helsinki; Jorn Henrik Petersen, Professor of Social Sciences, Southern Denmark University; Klaus Petersen, Professor of History, Southern Denmark University

Book Launch: Woodrow Wilson: A Biography

November 10, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
John Milton Cooper, Jr., E. Gordon Fox Professor of American Institutions, Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, author; David S. Patterson, Former Chief Editor, Foreign Relations of the United States Series; Leo P. Ribuffo, Society of the Cincinnati George Washington Distinguished Professor of History, George Washington University

New Book Discussion: The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America

November 05, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Margot Canaday, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University, author; Siobhan Somerville, Associate Professor of of English, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana; Thomas Sugrue, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor of History and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

Fixing a Broken Immigration System: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Reform, Day 2

October 23, 2009 // 9:00am4:00pm
Panelists: Panel IIGary Gerstle, Professor of American History at Vanderbilt University; David Abraham, Professor of Law at the University of Miami; Arturo Vargas, Executive Director of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials; Dowell Myers, Professor of Policy, Planning, and Development at the University of Southern California SchoolPanel IIICindy Hahamovitch, Professor of History at the College of William & Mary; David Bacon, Senior Fellow at the Oakland Institute; Tamar Jacoby, and CEO of ImmigrationWorks USA; Jennifer Gordon, Associate Professor at Fordham Law SchoolConcluding PanelChristian Joppke, Professor of Politics at the American University of Paris; Elena Letona, Associate Director of the National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities; Richard Foltin, Director of National and Legislative Affairs in the American Jewish Committee's Office of Government and International Affairs; Rhacel Parreñas, Professor of American Civilization and Sociology at Brown University

Fixing a Broken Immigration System: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Reform, Day 1

October 22, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Panelists: Mae Ngai, Professor of History and Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies at Columbia University; Marc Rosenblum, Senior Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute; Ruth Milkman, Professor of Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and at UCLA; George Sanchez, Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity and History at the University of Southern California

Book Launch: Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

September 17, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Author Patricia Sullivan, Associate Professor of History and African-American History, University of South Carolina and Former Fellow, Wilson Center; Julian Bond, Professor of History, University of Virginia (commentator); Kenneth Mack, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, (commentator)

Black and White and Red Ink All Over: Newspapers in Peril

September 08, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Leonard Downie, Jr., Former Executive Editor, The Washington Post; Allison Silver, Founder, The Washington Independent; Paul Starr, Professor of Sociology, Princeton University; Gabor Steingart, Washington Bureau Chief, Der Spiegel

Generational Equity in the Welfare State: Germany in an International Comparison

June 08, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Christoph Conrad, Fellow, Minda de Gunzberg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, and Professor of Contemporary History, University of Geneva, Switzerland; commentator Mitchell Orenstein, S. Richard Hirsch Associate Professor of European Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies