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Lawrence Lessig - Madison Vision Series In a nation where private funding from wealthy donors fuels political campaigns, Lawrence Lessig told a Madison Vision Series audience on...


A new lecture series honors James Madison's conviction that cultivating an informed and educated citizenry is essential to the health of our republican democracy. The series will bring scholars, thinkers and leaders of all kinds to campus for lively explorations of issues facing our society. Supported by the Madison Forever Vision Fund.

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  • Allen world 2.jpg The liberal arts and the ideal citizen

    In the final Madison Vision Series event of the semester, Dr. Danielle S. Allen addressed the question, "What does it take to be an ideal citizen in our contemporary world and how do we prepare people for this?" In her presentation, titled... Read More

  • MVS Margaret Hu thumb.jpg The growing size of data on the Constitution

    As the average American increases his digital footprint through email, calls and social media, and as the government is able to increase its data storage, a question of privacy and the reach of the constitution arises. At the most recent Madison Vision... Read More

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