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Amanda Ripley: High Conflict: How we get trapped and how we get out
We’ll be joined for an intimate conversation by journalist Amanda Ripley to talk about her tour-de-force book about how we — in our lives, in our work, and in our country — navigate the unique dynamics of high conflict at a time when division is on the rise.
Introducing Stephanie Chill, Grants Coordinator
People are curious by nature. We love to learn, and the more we do, the better our understanding of the world and those with whom we share it becomes. As an educator and curator, it is fascinating to see the ways we each share what it means to be human. Whether through a lecture, discussion, or program, the approaches to expressing the “human experience” are endless and unique, and yet,
Created Equal and Breathing Free: The Straining Founding Ideals of Equality and Freedom
“All Men are Created Equal,” but not everyone feels they are. Have we gone too far with insuring equality or not far enough? In “Created Equal + Breathing Free,” we’ll examine the straining of the central – and sometimes competing – principles of equality and freedom.
Dead Presidents + Living Statues: Ideals, hypocrisy + e pluribus unum
As current events batter already weakened institutions of democracy, it’s increasingly hard to navigate how we gather together under the banner of “e pluribus unum.” We’ll be joined by humanities and presidential scholar Clay Jenkinson as we struggle together to understand (and learn lessons from) the tumult of our times.
From Victim to Victor: Jackie Robinson at 100
Airdate: July 22, 2021 On the 100th anniversary of his birth, we discussed the impact of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947 – why it was such a momentous breakthrough, how it laid the groundwork for the subsequent success of the civil rights movement, and what we can still learn from Robinson’s example today. We were joined by Jackie Robinson’s cousin, Dr. Linda Walden, Fred Flowers, who
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