Events Archive

Luncheon Lecture - Adam Liptak, Supreme Court correspondent

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

"The Roberts Court in the Obama Era: A Reporter's Reflections," by Adam Liptak, Supreme Court correspondent for the New York Times. After handing down its historic decision in June upholding President Obama's health care law, the Supreme Court is not slowing down. The new term is likely to include landmark cases on affirmative action in higher education, voting rights and same-sex marriage.

Jose Antonio Vargas: Undocumented Immigrant and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

This Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant boldly revealed his unauthorized status in recent articles he wrote for the New York Times Magazine and Time magazine. Vargas, who will deliver this year's John Hazen White Sr. Lecture, will share how he’s fighting for immigration reform now after spending fifteen years concealing his undocumented status.

Luncheon Lecture - Defending the Filibuster: The Soul of the Senate

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Authors Richard Arenberg and Robert Dove discuss their new book, Defending the Filibuster: The Soul of the Senate, an informed and spirited defense of the Senate’s tradition of extended debate.

Taubman Center Open House for Public Policy Undergraduates

Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Meet Taubman Center faculty, other concentrators, and learn about the public policy concentration. Come early, food will be served!

Taubman Center Pre Campus Dance Alumni Mixer

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Join your public policy peers before the Campus Dance for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. All current and former undergraduate and graduate students are invited, along with guests. Taubman Center for Public Policy67 George Street5:30-8:30 p.m.

Taubman Luncheon Speaker Series: Malika Saada Saar '92

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

"Bad Girls: A Public Policy and Human Rights Conversation on Child Sex Trafficking in the U.S." presented by Malika Saada Saar ’92. Malika Saada Saar is currently the Executive Director of the Human Rights Project for Girls, a new effort to focus on the human rights of vulnerable girls in the U.S. She also founded and was the executive director of the Rebecca Project for Human Rights, a policy and advocacy organization for women and girls in the U.S. and Africa. Newsweek recognized Ms. Saada...

President Ricardo Lagos of Chile: Today's Policy Challenges

Friday, April 20, 2012 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Ricardo Lagos, President of Chile from 2000 to 2006, will present "The Challenges of a Policymaker in Current Times."

Equal Pay Day Salary Negotiation Seminar for Women

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Brown University and Taubman Center Alumna Christine Hunsinger ’08 and a small group of experienced practitioners will teach you the skills you need to negotiate your first salary. This workshop will inform you about the negotiating trends in hiring women, how to break tradition, and how to close the wage gap.

Social Determinants of Health: Law and Public Policy, Part 3

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

A seminar series exploring how where you live, work and play impacts your health, and what policy makers should do about it. The third and final seminar of this three-part series is titled, "Health in All Policies: Designing Cross-Sector Policies to Improve Health."

Taubman Luncheon Speaker Series: Shana Judge

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Shana Judge, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Public Policy, Brown University, presents "Legal, Social, and Policy Implications of Prostitution Crime in North Carolina and Beyond."