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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.


  • 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.


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


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.


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


Discussing our Health

FLI: Discourse for Democracy - Discussing our Health

Nov 01 2022, 12:00pm EDT

Few decisions are more important—and few expenses more significant—than the ones we face concerning our health. How much should the government be involved in providing care and legislating what care we can seek? Join us as we discuss America’s health coverages, costs, and future.


  • Barak Richman, Katharine T. Bartlett Professor, Law School


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