Tullock Lecture: The Fabric of Civilization

April 24, 2024

On April 15, 2024, the Information Economy Project Center hosted Virginia Postrel to give the Tullock Lecture on Big Ideas About Information. She is a world-renowned author, columnist, speaker and Greenville native. Her work spans a broad range of topics, from social science to fashion, concentrating on the intersection of culture, commerce and technology, with an eye toward understanding the personal and social meaning of life in a dynamic, commercial culture. Her talk focused on her recent book, “The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World.”