Readings for each theme are:
"Democracy as a Universal Value"
by Amartya Sen
"Where Oil and Water Do Mix: Environmental Scarcity and Future Conflict in the Middle East
and North Africa"
by Jason J. Morrissette and Douglas A. Borer
"Higher Standards for Higher Education: The Christian University and Solidarity"
by Dean Brackley, S.J.
"Address to the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs"
by Wangari Maathai