Category Social Sciences Forum

Deirdre McCloskey: “Human Values and The Great Enrichment”

Social Sciences Forum
Mullen Lecture, Department of Economics
Deirdre McCloskey: “Human Values and The Great Enrichment”
Monday, October 23, 4 – 5 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th Floor

Deirdre McCloskey’s talk will focus on how workers’ economic conditions improve when they are given a chance to live in a better functioning economy. But how do we get that better functioning economy? (Click heading for full description.)

Sheryl WuDunn: Half The Sky

Social Sciences Forum
New Student Book Experience
Sheryl WuDunn: “Half The Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity Worldwide”
Wednesday, November 1, 7 – 8 p.m.
University Center Ballroom

Sheryl WuDunn’s book Half The Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity Worldwide is a passionate call to arms against what the authors argue is our era’s most pervasive human right violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. (Click heading for full description.)