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Evolution of the GOP

The history of the Republican Party shows why, since the Civil War, the nation has been caught in cycles of progressivism and reaction. Is it possible for the party—and the country—to resolve this tension? asks Professor of History Heather Cox Richardson in an essay adapted from her new book To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party. Washington Post

A 'fix-it' for Social Security

The Washington Post has partnered with the Center for Retirement Research to bring its readers a list of potential solutions—and their pros and cons—to the challenges facing Social Security by adapting excerpts from the Center's 'The Social Security Fix-It Book' into an interactive graphic feature. Story | Fix-It

'Jesus: A Pilgrimage'

Rev. James Martin, S.J., recently packed Robsham Theater for a talk about his latest bestseller, which combines the Jesus of history with the divine Jesus in a new and unique way. Boston Globe 'Crux'

"Constitutional Surprises: What James Madison Got Wrong" Lecture by William A. Galston

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 4:30 p.m. | McGuinn Auditorium, Room 121

"Bab'aziz: The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul" Film Viewing with Director Introduction

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 7:00 p.m. | Fulton Hall, Auditorium Room 511

"The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap" Lecture by Matt Taibbi

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | 7:00p.m. | Gasson Hall, Room 100

'Though this be madness, yet there is method in it': Federico Barocci's Colored Drawings

Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 5:00 p.m. | Devlin Hall, Room 101

Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds

August 30 - December 14, 2014 | McMullen Museum of Art