Fifty Shades of Green: Sexing Economics
Tuesday, September 24 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St, Boston, MA
Speaker: Bethany Moreton (Dartmouth College)
Respondent: Nancy Cott (Trumbull Research Professor of American History, Harvard)
From the Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship to the Chicago School, thinkers on the Right have vigorously theorized the foundational connections between sexual and economic ideologies, even while self-identified partisans of labor democracy scold radicals for “trying to persuade people on the left that gay issues, black issues, feminist issues and so on are all really about capitalism.” What happens when we consider economic “science” as a chapter in the history of sexuality?