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The unexamined life is not worth living.
                                        - Socrates

Citizens, Thinkers, Writers is a two-week summer residential program at Yale University for students from New Haven public schools who are interested in exploring fundamental human questions in a college setting. In small discussion seminars led by professors, students will gain invaluable experience in close reading, analytic writing, and college-level discussion. They will see themselves as active participants in a long-running philosophical conversation that dates back to ancient Greece and Rome and will link this conversation to their own experiences as citizens of twenty-first-century New Haven. Read more….