What does it mean to be Equal?

  • Date March 24, 2011
  • Time 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm
  • Location Presentation Room, Student Centre, University of Toronto Mississauga

Movie screening of “2081″ based on Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron”. 2081 depicts a dystopian future in which, thanks to the 212th Amendment to the Constitution and the unceasing vigilance of the United States Handicapper General, everyone is “finally equal….”

Movie screening to be followed by a talk by Professor Geoffrey Hamilton from the Department of English & Drama who will be leading a discussion about American ideas of equality, freedom, and the role of government as they relate to this film.