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Antigone and Democracy

NYU Center for Ancient Studies

A live reading of scenes from Sophocle's Antigone followed by a public discussion by Aquila Theatre's Warrior Chorus veteran's program on the meaning of democracy then and now. INTRODUCTION Peter Meineck Associate Professor of Classics in the Modern World NYU STAGED READING FROM SOPHOCLES' "ANTIGONE" Members of The Warrior Chorus DISCUSSION Kristen L. Rouse President & Founder NYC Veterans Alliance Desiree Sanchez Executive Artistic Director Aquila Theatre Paul Woodruff Professor of Philosophy University of Texas at Austin