The UCONN Forum at the Mark Twain House is a panel discussion that examines current events through the lens of Mark Twain. Previous sessions have looked at issues of democracy, race and political corruption. Panelists are distinguished academics from the University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The panel is chaired by Davita Silfen Glasberg, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The other panelists are: Bandana Purkayastha, Cathy Schlund-Vials, Dr. Sherry Zane, and of course Gina Barreca.