“Reading the Republic as an Immigrant Space”

Event time: 
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 4:00pm
Room 108 See map
Event description: 

Living Texts: Demetra Kasimis (University of Chicago)
(Part of the Living Texts series, sponsored by Humanities and the Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration)

Professor Demetra Kasimis spoke to a packed room about how understanding the role of the metic (resident foreigner) Plato’s Republic sheds light on subtle dynamics of exclusionary politics in 5th c Athens and its implications today.