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Discussing our Boundaries

FLI: Discourse for Democracy - Discussing our Boundaries

Oct 04 2022, 12:00pm EDT

What are fair and equitable ways for the nation to place limits on itself, its members, and outside actors? Managing immigration and our borders. Setting reasonable rules for firearms. Regulating technology in an even-handed way. Join us as we discuss the ways in which policymakers set boundaries to govern behavior and the potential outcomes of literal and figurative fences.

Moderator:

  • Abdullah Antepli, Associate Professor of the Practice, Divinity School

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The Bible

FLI: Policing Pages - The Bible

Oct 11 2022, 7:00pm EDT

Gutenberg himself made the Christian scriptures the major work of his new invention. Although widely acknowledged as the most published book in history, the content within it has met with centuries of criticism. In this session, we'll take a look at ways the Bible has been the target of censorship and prohibition from past to present.

Moderator:

  • Edgardo Colón-Emeric, Dean, Divinity School

Thinking about Brains: Masterminding Prevention and Repair

FLI: Fortifying the Body and Brain - Thinking about Brains, Masterminding Prevention and Repair

Oct 12 2022, 7:00pm EDT

Scientists are working to understand the brain's unique structure so they can develop new ways to repair injuries and head off disease before it occurs. Fixing damaged brain cells and preventing neurodegenerative declines could be a game-changer for millions of people every year. Join us to discover the groundbreaking work that's going on between our ears.

Moderator:

  • Nicole Schramm-Sapyta, Associate Professor of the Practice, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

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Discussing our Pocketbooks

FLI: Discourse for Democracy - Discussing our Pocketbooks

Oct 18 2022, 3:00pm EDT

Inflation, taxes, unemployment, supply chain: economic concerns affect everyone. What factors push and pull the drivers of our economy? Are we still experiencing economic effects from the pandemic? Join us as our experts discuss what a well-functioning economy looks like. We’ll investigate how supply, demand, and many other factors influence the relative wealth of our nation—and its people.

Moderator:

  • Michael Munger, Professor of Political Science, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

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