Telling Brooklyn Stories

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Telling Brooklyn Stories
This Course is OPEN.
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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