Philosophy Department

Screening and Discussion: What is Democracy

March 12, 2019
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Talbot Auditorium, Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus

USM's Philosophy Department will screen Astra Taylor's film, What is Democracy. The film explores democracy from it's roots in ancient Athens all the way to modern day issues with capitalism, the mounting US refugee crisis, as well as the gap between rich and poor. 

Following the screening there will be a discussion with USM profesors Kim Simmons (Women & Gender Studies), Ron Schmidt (Political Science) and Jason Read (Philosophy).

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Jason Read