What is Democracy?

Event time: 
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 5:45pm
Event description: 

Astra Taylor, film maker, activist and author, visited the program to take part in a conversation with Dr. Terence Renaud, DS instructor and lecturer in History and the Humanities at Yale. Taylor and Renaud discussed Plato’s Republic and other texts that DS students read that form the basis of the debates around democracy features in Taylor’s 2018 documentary “What Is Democracy?.” Taylor also answered questions from DS students about her recent work on debt activism and her views on the future of democracy.