The Behavioral Economics of Translating World Literature: Translators as Econs, Humans, and Queers

Date: 03/06/2020Time: 6:00-8:00PMLocation: Online via ZoomSpeaker: Professor Douglas RobinsonOnline Seminar Registration LinkTranslation Seminar SeriesAbstract: Behavioral economics is an academic newcomer: it was born in the 1980s out of experiments conducted by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, based on their empirical findings of predictable irrationality in human economic decision-making. Neoclassical economists had posited rational economic agents … Continue reading The Behavioral Economics of Translating World Literature: Translators as Econs, Humans, and Queers