IIT Social Sciences Lecture Featured Eric Klinenberg
IIT Social Sciences hosted Eric Klinenberg on March 8 in the MTCC Auditorium on IIT's Main Campus. Klinenberg is a renowned sociologist and author who explored the dramatic rise of solo living and examined the seismic impact it's having on our culture, business, and politics in his lecture "Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone." The lecture was a revelatory examination of the most significant demographic shift since the Baby Boom—the sharp increase in the number of people who live alone. Read a review of the lecture by Ryan Hynes of TechNews, the student newspaper of IIT.
Eric Klinenberg speaks about his book Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone.
Eric Klinenberg speaks to the audience in the MTCC Auditorium on IIT's Main Campus.
Klinenberg is a professor of sociology at New York University and the editor of the journal Public Culture. His first book, Heat Wave, won several scholarly and literary prizes and was declared a "Favorite Book" by the Chicago Tribune. His research has been heralded in The New Yorker and on CNN and NPR, and his stories have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, and on "This American Life".
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Smithsonian interview with Eric Klinenberg