WHA: Economics and the Humanities HD

WHA: Economics and the Humanities

Finance 7749

November 8, 2010. Part 1: Presentation by Panelists.29th Annual Meeting of the Western Humanities Alliance (WHA): Economics and the Humanities. Hosted by UCHRI.In a time of economic crisis with budget constraints dictating university policy, and the humanities subjected to the logic of finance, what can the humanities tell us about economics? What light can humanistic disciplines bring to debates concerning e.g. money, value, debt or credit? And how are administrators in the humanities or directors of humanities centers responding to the crisis?FEATURED PANELISTS:Ackbar AbbasProfessor of Comparative Literature, UC IrvineStephen CullenbergDean and Professor of Economics, UC RiversideMarcel HénaffProfessor of French Literature and Adjunct Professor of Political Science, UC San DiegoKenneth PomeranzChancellor's Professor of History, UC Irvine
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