Jane Austen, Game Theorist. (Lecture)

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 4:30pm
Villalobos Hall
Event Description: 

Join Whittier College at Jane Austen, Game Theorist, a lecture with Michael Suk-Young Chwe, Associate Professor of Political Science at UCLA. 

Professor Chwe received his Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University and his B.A. in economics at CalTech.  He has served on the faculty of the University of Chicago and New York University as well as UCLA.  Michael's recent book Jane Austen, Game Theorist, explores connections between English literature, economics, and political science through an analysis of strategy and strategic thinking in Jane Austen's novels.  In the words of a recent review, "combining the humanities and social sciences for mutual illumination, Chwe practices a 'humanomics' masterfully."

Part of the Kim Thomas Interdisciplinary Lecture Series, sponsored by the Department of Economics in support of the Liberal Education Program theme "Connections."
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