‘Bourgeois Dignity’ topic of lecture at Denison
Date of Event: March 4, 2011
Posted: March 2, 2011
Deirdre McCloskey, economist, professor and author, will lecture about her latest book, “Bourgeois Dignity,” at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 4, in Denison University’s Higley Hall Auditorium (100 Ridge Road). The lecture, sponsored by the Department of Economics, the Queer Studies Program and Omicron Delta Epsilon (the undergraduate academic honorary for economics), is free and open to the public.
McCloskey is Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her scientific work has been on economic history, especially British. She currently is writing a series of four books about the Bourgeois Era. The first was “The Bourgeois Virtues” on Dutch and British economic and social history. McCloskey has written on British economic failure in the 19th century, trade and growth in the 19th century, open field agriculture in the middle ages, the Gold Standard, and the Industrial Revolution.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Deirdre McCloskey, lecture: “Bourgeois Dignity,” at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 4, in Higley Hall Auditorium (100 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Fadhel Kaboub at 740-587-6315 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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