University students already have lectures, lengthy readings and exams; our seminars are opportunities to stop over lunch or dinner and reflect on ideas that are relevant to all majors and professions. Helped by brief excerpts of important texts, these informal discussions explore big questions that the liberal arts can help us answer.
The Challenge of Identity
What is an identity? Is this shaped by internal or external forces? Does identity exist outside of groups? Are identities exclusive? Are they malleable?