The Department of English with the co-sponsorship of the Departments of History and Anthropology, Humanities Center, Critical Theory Emphasis, Critical Theory Institute, Center for Ethnography, and Institute for Money, Technology, and Financial Inclusion present
"The Spirit of Calculation: Contemporary Finance in the Weberian Imaginary"
with Arjun Appadurai, New York University
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Humanities Gateway 1030
There will be an informal reception immediately following the talk.
Arjun Appadurai is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University, where he is also a senior fellow at the Institute for Public Knowledge. He has authored numerous books and scholarly articles, including Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger (Duke UP, 2006) and Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization, (Minnesota UP, 1996).
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