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Previous Themes

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Current | 2017-2018
The Search for Justice: Our Response to Crime in the 21st Century

2016-2017
A Century of Conflict: Dialogues on the U.S. Experience of War since 1917

2015-2016
Bridged Through Stories: Shared Heritage of the United States and Mexico, an Homage to Dr. Tomás Rivera

2014-2015
Exploring Democracy's Promise: From Segregation to Integration

2013-2014
Minds Matter: Exploring Mental Health and Illness

2012-2013
A Global Odyssey: Exploring Our Connections to the Changing World

2011-2012
Freedoms: The First Amendment

2010-2011
Sustainability: Science, Policy, and Opportunity

2009-2010
The Whole Mind: Crossing the Boundaries of Disciplines

2008-2009
Civic Responsibility and the Legacy of LBJ

2007-2008
The Water Planet

2006-2007
Protest and Dissent

2005-2006
Courage

2004-2005
Hatred