Presidential Constitutionalism in Perilous Times

May 27, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Author Scott M. Matheson, Professor of Law, University of Utah, and former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; commentator Harvey Rishikof, Professor of National Security Law, National Security College

Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens in the Age of Obama

February 25, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean, University of California-Irvine School of Law; the Honorable Frederick P. Aguirre, Superior Court of Orange County; Peter H. Irons, Emeritus Professor of Political Science, University of California-San Diego, and author, Justice Delayed: The Record of the Japanese American Internment Cases

Taube Discussion Series on American Values: American Democracy and Citizen Participation

October 14, 2008 // 9:30am11:30am
Donna Shalala, President, University of Miami, and former Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, keynote speaker; commentators Moses Boyd, Senior Counselor, The Washington Group, and former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar; and Peter Levine, Director of The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement and Research Director, Jonathan Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, Tufts University.

Book Launch—When Is Discrimination Wrong?

September 16, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Deborah Hellman, Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law, and former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, author; commentators Anita Allen, Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania; David Freund, Associate Professor of History, University of Maryland

New Scholarship in Race and Ethnicity—"Rethinking Race, Religion, and Ethnicity in the United States: The Case of Asian Americans"

September 15, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Carolyn Chen, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies, Northwestern University, speaker; commentators Wallace D. Best, Professor of Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University; Rudiger V. Busto, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara

New Book Discussion: The Age of Lincoln

July 14, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
O. Vernon Burton, Professor of History and Sociology, University of Illinois, and former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, author; commentator James McPherson, George Henry Davis Professor Emeritus of United States History, Princeton University. Co-sponsored by the Wilson Center's dialogue radio and television program.