Networked New York, March 9: More Details Here!

Networked New York

A conference on material, literary, and digital connections in the city

Friday, March 9 / 19 University Place, Great Room

Free and open to the public

10:00 – 11:15 Panel 1: Institution and Enterprise

Moderator: Thomas Augst

Joey McGarvey (New York University – English), “‘The Good, the Great, and the Gifted’: An Introduction to the New York Fruit Festival”

Reed Gochberg (Boston University – English), “Miniatures and Museums: Philanthropy, Cultural Institutions, and Edith Wharton’s Tableau Vivant”

Kristen Doyle Highland (New York University – English), “Finding New York City in the Bookstore”

11:15 –12:30  Panel 2: Community, Production, and Place

Moderator: Lisa Gitelman

Cecily Swanson (Cornell University – English), “‘Personal-Experiences-Personally-Experienced’: Gurdjieff and the Harlem Renaissance”

Micki McGee (Fordham University – Sociology), “The Yaddo Archive Project”

Edward Whitley (Lehigh University – English), “Digital Social Networks and New York’s First Bohemians”

1:30 – 2:45  Panel 3: Authors and Neighborhoods

Moderator: Lenora Warren

Karen Karbiener (New York University – Global Liberal Studies), “The Living Archive of Walt Whitman’s New York”

Mark Sussman (City University of New York – English), “Tenement Aesthetics: Howells, the Poor, and the Picturesque”

Josh Glick (Yale University – Film Studies and American Studies), “Memory at the Margins: Jewish American Fiction and the Lived Landscape of Coney Island”

3:00 – 4:00           Keynote

Marvin Taylor (Director, Fales Library & Special Collections), “Playing the Field: Thoughts about Social Networks and the New York Downtown Arts Scene”

4:00 – 5:30  Panel 4: Blogscapes and Digital Interaction

Moderator: Bryan Waterman

The Bowery Boys: New York City History

You Rach You Lose

Maud Newton

Walking Off the Big Apple 

5:30 – 6:30  Reception

Sponsored by the Project on New York Writing,the Colloquium in American Literature and Culture, and the Workshop in Archival Practice at New York University



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