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For the full Lost New York program click here.

The session titles below link to extended descriptions of each session.

All sessions are free and open to the public.

FRIDAY, 2 OCT

4:00 PM — OPENING PLENARY: RECLAIMING THE DUTCH (Fales Library, 70 Wash Sq South, 3rd floor)

Joanne van der Woude (Harvard University)
Elizabeth Bradley (New York Public Library)
Lytle Shaw (New York University)

5:30 – 6:30 PM — RECEPTION AND EXHIBITION OPENING: “LOST NEW YORK” (Fales Library Gallery)

SATURDAY, 3 OCT. (13-19 University Place, room 102)

9:00 AM: Coffee and tea

9:15 AM – 10:45 AM: FROM ADRIAEN VAN DER DONCK TO RICHARD HELL: REFLECTIONS ON CURATING “LOST NEW YORK”

John Easterbrook (New York University)
Kristen Doyle Highland (New York University)
Jane Greenway Carr (New York University)
John Melillo (New York University)

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM: MORNING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: DAPHNE BROOKS ON MOMS MABLEY

Daphne Brooks (Princeton University)

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM: BLOGGING THE APOCALYPSE: NEW MEDIA, NEW GENRES, AND THE LITERATURE OF A LOST CITY

Sukhdev Sandhu (New York University), moderator
Lost City
Ephemeral New York
Flaming Pablum: Vanishing Downtown
Bowery Boogie

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: AFTERNOON KEYNOTE CONVERSATION: DAVID FREELAND AND MARSHALL BERMAN IN DIALOGUE

Marshall Berman (City College of New York and Graduate Center of the City University of New York)
David Freeland (independent writer, New York City)

Conference sponsored by the Department of English and Humanities Initiative at New York University. Organized by Cyrus R. K. Patell and Bryan Waterman.