Events Archive

Brown Bag Series: The Moynihan Report and Black Family Life in the United States from LBJ to Obama

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 5:00pm

James T. Patterson, Professor Emeritus of History at Brown University will make a presentation entitled "The Moynihan Report and Black Family Life in the United States from LBJ to Obama." Pizza and soda will be provided or feel free to bring a lunch.

Brown Bag Series: Representing Abused and Neglected Children: Holding Attorneys Accountable

Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 4:00pm

Erik Pitchal, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Suffolk University will be giving a presentation entitled "Representing Abused and Neglected Children: Holding Attorneys Accountable."

Krieger Lecture – An Afternoon with Chancellor Klein

Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 9:00pm

Joel I. Klein is Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education. As Chancellor, Mr. Klein oversees a system of 1,631 schools with 1.1 million students, 136,000 employees, and a $21 billion operating budget. He launched Children First in 2002, a comprehensive reform strategy that has brought coherence and capacity to the system and resulted in significant increases in student performance. In the next phase of Children First, Mr.

Anton/Lippitt Conference – Providence Mayoral Debate

Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 11:00pm

The following will participate in the Providence Mayoral Debate: Jonathan Scott, Independent candidate and Angel Taveras, Democratic candidate. Moderator: Marion Orr, Director of the Taubman Center.

Brown Bag Series: The true story of Acorn, America's most controversial community group; And what it tells us about the media, race, poverty, and politics in America

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 4:00pm

John Atlas, lawyer, author and founder of National Housing Institute will give a presentation entitled "The true story of Acorn, America's most controversial community group; And what it tells us about the media, race, poverty, and politics in America."

Brown Bag Series: Policy by Other Means: When Groups Choose Non-Governmental Solutions

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 4:00pm

Patricia Strach, Assistant Professor, SUNY Albany will be giving a presentation entitled "Policy by Other Means: When Groups Choose Non-Governmental Solutions."

Brown Bag Series: Life as the Senate's Umpire

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 4:00pm

Robert B. Dove, Parliamentarian Emeritus of the U.S. Senate will be giving a presentation entitled "Life as the Senate's Umpire."

Alexander Meiklejohn Lecture: Civil Rights and Education in the Obama Age

Monday, April 12, 2010 - 8:00pm

Christopher Edley Jr., Dean of UC Berkeley School of Law will be giving a lecture entitled "Civil Rights and Education in the Obama Age."

Brown Bag Series: Black American Perspectives on Racial & Ethnic Change in Urban America

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 4:00pm

Kim Williams, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School will be giving a presentation entitled "Black American Perspectives on Racial & Ethnic Change in Urban America."

Brown Bag Series: A Moral Code in Property Politics: The Case of Eminent Domain in Philadelphia

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 - 5:00pm

Debbie Becher, Visiting Scholar, American Academy of Arts and Sciences will be giving a presentation entitled "A Moral Code in Property Politics: The Case of Eminent Domain in Philadelphia."