Civility & its discontents, 7 PM

First Wednesday Series While many pundits lament the death of civility in American politics, others argue that a commitment to civility minimizes our differences in the name of public nicety. Middlebury religion professor James Davis explains why civility is essential … Continued

Einstein in a nutshell, 7 PM

First Wednesday Series Einstein’s famous theory of relativity is based on an idea so simple it can be stated in one sentence. Yet from that simple idea, explains Middlebury professor Richard Wolfson, follow conclusions that have revolutionized our notions of … Continued