Living Lab 2nd Year Fellows

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    Charlie Edwards
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    With apologies for cross-posting, thought some of you might be interested in this:

    Networked New York: A conference on material, literary, and digital connections in the city
    Friday, March 9 / 19 University Place, Great Room

    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 (http://theboweryboys.blogspot.com/)

    You Rach You Lose (http://rachelfershleiser.com/)

    Maud Newton (http://maudnewton.com/blog/)

    Walking Off the Big Apple (http://www.walkingoffthebigapple.com/)

    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

    networkednewyork.wordpress.com

    This event is free and open to the public.

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