The Economic History of the University

Date: March 3, 2017
Time: 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: Social Sciences 136

This colloquium explores the question of the purpose of a university and alternatives to exploitative economic practices within a larger historical framework.
Guest Speakers:
Dr. John Douglass – Senior Research Fellow – Public Policy and Higher Education at UC Berkeley)
Dr. Dennis Looney – Director of Programs and ADFL for the MLA

This event is part of an ongoing series of colloquia exploring the future of humanities and the economics of universities today. There will a light reception following the event.