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This September you have a chance to learn the answers to these and other urgent questions:
Sept. 8: What does the history of Indiana’s relations with Japan teach us today?
Sept. 11: What will Zadie Smith say at Butler on the 5th anniversary of 9/11?
Sept. 12: What did a Hoosier “Sherpa” learn guiding (and failing to guide) two Supreme Court nominees to the summit?
Sept. 12: What do Wal-Mart and Evangelical Christianity have to do with the global reality of work?
Sept. 14: How can a Lebanese-American professor possibly envision “a peaceful Middle East”?
Sept. 15: How can IUPUI better connect Mexico and Indiana?
Sept. 17: Is there a better place for an open reading of the Constitution than the Statehouse?
Sept. 18: How free is free speech in academia, too free or not free enough?
Sept. 18: So who are “We the People”?
Sept. 19: What are the right and wrong limits to free speech?
Sept. 19: Can we have both security and civil rights, or will we wind up with neither?
Sept. 20: Do US signatures on international treaties mean anything?
Sept. 20: Does the Constitution mean freedom or tyranny (Arsenal Tech debates the answer)?
Sept. 20: What was Pierre Atlas doing in Cuba and on the Lebanese border?
Sept. 21: When should private property be taken for the public good?
Sept. 21: Does anyone speak more passionately about the War Powers Clause than Andy Jacobs?
Sept. 22: Who owns the First Amendment?
Sept. 22: Are there reasons gay people shouldn’t have equal rights?
Sept. 23: What constitutional rights apply to non-citizens?
Sept. 23: What can a bus tour tell us about tensions between private property and social good?
Sept. 23: How does the Constitution apply to young people … and is it worth a hip hop poetry slam?
Sept. 24: Can films truly hope to capture the experience of Muslims in the US after 9/11, the work of Arab journalists during the invasion of Iraq, and Bolivians when they first meet James Carville?
Sept. 24: Can we have a constitutional democracy and a constricted right to vote?
Sept. 25: Do posters about Katrina and New Orleans have to be depressing?
Sept. 25: Is China’s modernizing economy a threat to the US?
Sept. 25: Can our local experts shed light on the summer’s crises in the Middle East?
Sept. 28: A Chinese legal scholar asks, “Does China have a legal system?”
Oct. 3: How did a 19-year-old Mexican and a 24-year-old Belarusian get to be world-class poets?