Events Archive

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."

Brown Bag Series: Fitting a Square Peg in a Round Hole: Women, Membership in a ‘Particular Social Group’ and the Gendered Construction of American Asylum Policy

Thursday, March 4, 2010 - 5:00pm

Alexandra Filindra, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Public Policy, Brown University will be giving a presentation entitled "Fitting a Square Peg in a Round Hole: Women, Membership in a ‘Particular Social Group’ and the Gendered Construction of American Asylum Policy."

Brown Bag Series: One Year Later, Obama and Capitol Hill: Is Health Reform Dying

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 5:00pm

Richard Arenberg, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy will be giving a presentation entitled "One Year Later, Obama and Capitol Hill: Is Health Reform Dying."