Telling Brooklyn Stories

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Telling Brooklyn Stories
This Course is OPEN.
Professor(s)
Department
English, Humanities
Course Code
1101 / 1330
Semester / Year
Fall 2012
Course Description

Prof. Justin Davis
Prof. Jody R. Rosen
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Brooklyn is a collection of neighborhoods and location, a microcosm of the world. This semester, in Telling Brooklyn Stories, we will explore Brooklyn through archives at the Brooklyn Historical Society, our own experiences walking through the City Tech vicinity, our speaking and listening, writing and reading, as well as through research and discussion on the new OpenLab digital platform.

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SPE/ENG collaborative outline on Brooklyn waterfront research project

Introduction For as Geography without History seemeth a carkasse without motion, so History without Geography wandreth as a Vagrant without a certaine habitation.   Captain John Smith, General Historie of Virginia.  Cited in "A Hi […] See MoreSPE/ENG collaborative outline on Brooklyn waterfront research project

SPE/ENG collaborative research on the Brooklyn waterfront

http://beta.primarypad.com/p/itK8d3q8h6 (DUMBO is an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass)  Journal of Urban Design, Vol. 7, No. 2, 171–199, 2002 .h […] See MoreSPE/ENG collaborative research on the Brooklyn waterfront

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