Curious Public • Events

Adventures in second-guessing the obvious.

Curious Public is format-rogue event series featuring interviews, panel discussions, and lectures.

Join us at Central Library on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. (Free. No registration.)

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Race, Gender, Class? Who is society designed to serve?

A primer on understanding structural violence and discrimination.

My Rights vs. Your Rights

What happens when one person’s human rights seems to violate or compete with another person’s human rights?

Dispatches from the Trenches of the Hillary Clinton Campaign

Micah Richardson shares what he learned on the campaign trail for the Hillary Clinton campaign in New Hamshire.

Internet Trolling: A People's History

A critical investigation into the phenomena of flame wars, trolling. We inquire: who gets to define ‘online abuse’?

The Fatness

Award-winning author Mark A. Rayner joins us to discuss his latest work of satire and social commentary.

Do Mayors Make a Difference?

We elect them. They hold office for a while. But how much do they matter?

Is it Time to Redefine Leadership?

What happens when you apply a gender lens to popular portrayals of leadership?