Kleinberg Delivers Keynote Address, Leads Workshops at Literature Conference in India

Ethan Kleinberg

Ethan Kleinberg

On Dec. 4, Ethan Kleinberg, director of the Center for the Humanities, professor of history, professor of letters, presented the keynote address at a conference on “Does Literature Matter,” at the University of North Bengal in India.  His talk was titled “Matters of Fact and Matters of Fiction: Literature and the Historian.” He also led a workshop on “presence” at the conference.

Kleinberg also will be presenting lectures and workshops in Delhi including a talk at University of Delhi on Dec. 10, a workshop at the Center for the Study of Developing Societies on Dec. 11, and a lecture on “History and Theory in a Global Frame” at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library later that day.