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Risk, Anxiety, and Generosity: Defining the Culture of Money from Shakespeare to Today
June 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pmFree
What does a venture capitalist have in common with a Venetian man brought to life by Shakespeare more than 400 years ago? Our panel features experts in both economics and the Bard drawing parallels between the characters of The Merchant of Venice and the behavior of modern consumers and investors. Participants: Steve Mentz (moderator), Erik Blachford, Tara Bradway, Judith Chevalier, and Holly Dugan.
This lecture is part of the 23rd International Festival of Arts & Ideas, taking place June 9th through 23rd in New Haven, Connecticut.