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“Working for Your Bread: The Value of the Humanities” Lecture by Arnold Weinstein

Pembroke Hall, Brown University 172 Meeting Street, Providence, RI, United States

Speaker Arnold Weinstein, Edna and Richard Salomon Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature, argues that the phrase – the connection between effort and reward – defines the very nature of humanistic knowing, the kind of ‘experiential knowing’ that we get from literature and art, which is radically at odds with the ‘information-culture’ of our time.