Dr. Aya Tanaka on the Language of Debt

Dr. Tanaka discusses her research on the correspondence between Pierre-Samuel du Pont de Nemours and Madame Lavoisier and the language of debt (intellectual and financial) in their letters.

Dr. Tanaka is an adjunct professor at New York University's Stern School of Business.

Banner image: A letter from the Marquis de Lafayette to Pierre-Sameul du Pont de Nemours demonstrates the type of letters Dr. Tanaka used in her research, Hagley Digital Archives.