"It's Good to Be Rich: Why Liberalism Works," an Evening with World-Famous Economist, Historian, Rhetorician and Transgender Advocate, Prof. Deirdre McCloskey

Students, faculty, administration, staff and community are cordially invited to this very special event—a lecture followed by Q&A with one of the great minds of our time, Dr. Deirdre N. McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at University of Illinois at Chicago. McCloskey's talk will explain how it is that the world has gotten exponentially wealthier since 1800 and will continue to get richer, to the benefit of everyone. Presented by the Center for Academic Intellectual Freedom and cosponsored by the Department of Economics at NMU, with generous support from the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. Admission is free, light refreshments will be served. For further details call (906) 227-1690 or email, information@thecaif.org.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Jamrich Hall , 1100 Northern Michigan University

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Academic, Community, Student Life, Superior Edge, Citizenship, Diversity, Leadership, RealWorld



Economics, English, Sociology and Anthropology
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Timothy Eggert

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