Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1044 , Segment 3
Episode: Baby Names Psychology, Gawker, Invention of Dating
- Nov 24, 2016 5:00 pm
- 37:35 mins
Moira Weigel is a PhD Student at Yale University, in Comparative Literature and Film and Media Studies. She earned her BA (summa cum laude) from Harvard University and is the author of Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating, her first book. Men and women used to go out on dates but now seems that it’s all snapchat and tinder. But is that really as awful as it seems? How did we decide what’s appropriate for dating? And how did dating even start? Moira Weigel explains the history of dating.