Ismene's Forced Choice: Sacrifice and Sorority in Sophocles' Antigone


Location: Brownson Hall, Room 307

Bonnie Honig, Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University, senior research fellow at the American Bar Foundation

Honig has authored Democracy and the Foreigner (Princeton, 2001) and Emergency Politics: Paradox, Law, Democracy (Princeton, 2009). She is currently writing a book called “Antigone, Interrupted.” Her work has been translated into Japanese, Greek, German, Italian, French, and Spanish.

This lecture is part of the political science department’s Political Theory Colloquium.