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Annual Meeting

2024 Annual Meeting

Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
United States

From the SCS Leadership

From President Matthew Roller

As an undergraduate Classics student in the 1980s, I read somewhere the story of a Black man who attempted to register to vote in a southern state under Jim Crow. Local election officials administered him a “literacy test. He passed one such “test,” then another and another, including (the story goes) reading texts in Latin and Greek. Eventually presented with a document containing Chinese characters, he realized he was never going to be permitted to register.[1]

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