CIDRAL Postgraduate Event: Seminar with Professor Mary Poovey
|Dates:||14 January 2016|
|Times:||10:00 - 12:00|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||Current University students|
This event is part of CIDRAL's Semester 1 programme for the 2015-16 academic year, themed around Finance and the Market.
Professor Mary Poovey (New York University) will hold a seminar for postgraduate students, entitled, 'Modern Economics and The Financial Crisis' to complement her public lecture (13th January) 'Some Lessons of History: Why Economists Failed to Anticipate the Great Recession'
Mary Poovey is Samuel Rudin University Professor in the Humanities at New York University. She has written widely on nineteenth-century British literature, as well as eighteenth-century British literature and culture, the history of literary criticism, feminist theory, and economic history. Her most recent books are 'Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century Britain' (University of Chicago Press, 2008) and 'A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society' (University of Chicago Press, 1998).
Readings for the seminar are available here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/iumbmf4v5f5b8lh/AADaKcDyoqPDzWV2c8Fs43Oia?dl=0
Travel and Contact Information
Samuel Alexander Building