• @pwhny wants to know: What is your favorite work of NYC lit? Reply/RT by 4/7 for a chance to win our Cambridge Comp to the Lit of New York. #
  • How capacious is our definition of NYC lit? This would count: ? Tell You (Today) (Original 12″ Vocal) – Loose Joints http://lala.com/zXv5 #
  • @CitySnapshots — don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten that we owe you a book. Tell us how you want to collect! #
  • On the blog: Cambridge Companion to Lit of NY contributor Caleb Crain on 19c New York’s high and low: http://bit.ly/boUBBI #
  • @shendles That’s a very appropriate answer, considering our students have to read it for class Wednesday! See that, students? Smart answer! in reply to shendles #
  • @SoundOutLoud Well played! And, yes, it fits the bill: http://ahistoryofnewyork.com/2008/09/reich-reigns/ #
  • A @gossipgirl engagement! (What were we saying about narratives of NY high life?) If kids start running around playing this game, though… #
  • Ex-Warhol superstar Mario Montez at NYU tonight, 7pm: http://bit.ly/9S25uD #
  • Still time to enter! What is your favorite work of NYC lit? Reply/RT by 4/7 for a chance to win our Cambridge Comp to the Lit of New York. #
  • Hmm. I guess you do get a contributor’s copy already. RT @knickerbockerny @pwhny I guess I’m not eligible, huh? B/c I’d vote for Moby-Dick. #
  • RE a text that used to be on our WNY syllabus. Still relevant: @nprbooks ‘Passing’ Across The Color Line In The Jazz Age http://su.pr/8S0xal #
  • via @jeremoss: Jane Jacobs on the bad gentrification: “when a place gets boring, even the rich people leave.” http://bit.ly/aHYyHz #
  • @shendles We decided to expand our coverage of ethnic enclaves to include Chinatown & added Lin Yutang’s Chinatown Family a few years back. in reply to shendles #
  • @shendles Yup. We’re heading into the final stretch: Next week from the Beats to the punks. in reply to shendles #
  • Congrats @bonjouryuri — you’ve won a copy of our @CambridgeUP Companion to the Lit of New York! DM or email info on how you want it mailed. #
  • @insidetheapple @brooklynhistory — nice one! MC will always be Morris Townsend to us. Oh, & the subject of the Clash’s “The Right Profile.” in reply to insidetheapple #
  • A pleasure running into @TeriTynes on the sidewalk just now! #
  • Thanks! RT @TeriTynes @pwhny Great seeing you, too! Looking forward to your Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York. #
  • @Sara_Ogger It’s also the moral conscience of Gossip Girl, and the musical conscience of bands with animal names! Many reasons to <3 BK. #
  • Somehow I’d never run across this before: A NYTimes map of literary New York: http://nyti.ms/NWAlw #
  • Everything about this show sounds fun except the SJP part. RT @TwoCoats List of Bravo art reality artists/guest judges http://bit.ly/aYHBXS #
  • Perfect! RT @MichaelSurtees i would have thought the bike lane for walking RT @liabulaong: tourists vs new yorkers: http://flic.kr/p/7REpBH #
  • New York City in American Studies/American Studies in New York City: Free conference at Barnard tomorrow pm (Apr 10): http://bit.ly/dfChxR #
  • #ff NYC history: @nyhistory @TenementMuseum @tenementtalks @brooklynhistory @insidetheapple @knickerbockerny @wavertreewire #
  • And one more NYC history #ff @boweryboys, who just put up their 100th podcast, this one on Robert Moses. Congrats! http://bit.ly/cz2MFa #
  • #ff NYC history: @nyhistory @TenementMuseum @tenementtalks @brooklynhistory @insidetheapple @knickerbockerny @wavertreewire @boweryboys #
  • Thanks @cire_e & @justincallori 4 #ff #
  • Save the date! We’ll be launching our @CambridgeUP Companion to the Literature of New York @ Bowery Poetry Club on Sunday, May 2, 8-10 pm! #
  • @cire_e Hey, we’re happy to be counted among the East Siders! in reply to cire_e #
  • @shenanigans1188 Happy to be of service. Worse ways to spend a Friday than listning to Patti & the Velvets! Add Dylan’s Hwy 61 if u have it. #
  • Ha! I just saw me RT @ paezpumarl RT @shenanigans1188 Ha, just saw @pwhny RT you. You’re in my recitation! #
  • Ha! I just saw me RT @paezpumarl RT @shenanigans1188 Ha, just saw @pwhny RT you. You’re in my recitation! #
  • Song for a rainy downtown afternoon … in 1970. I need to go home. ? Do You Be – Meredith Monk http://lala.com/zd9JI #
  • Still listening to 70s Kitchen archives. I’ll put this on repeat for the walk home. ? Secret Songs III – Tom Johnson http://lala.com/zHDJI #
  • @thebatterynyc Thx for #ff #
  • Made it to Barnard in time for the second half of the American Studies/NYC conference. #
  • Random observation: audience is 95% female. #
  • Apparently in the morning session there was some commentary about a lack of NYC/Am studies focusing on periods before 1900. Hmm. #
  • Rachel Adams talking abt Columbia’s Am Stds: When Art Spiegelman offered a course, he did it out of his studio so he could smoke in class. #
  • Adams: Columbia’s gateway course for the Am Studies major is service-learning driven: working w/ low-income, immigrant populations. #
  • This room has a Tiffany fireplace that is kind of amazing. #Barnard #
  • Sarah Chinn (Hunter) just gave a nice shout out to our friends @metplayhouse — she’s talking abt New York Metro Area Am Stds Assn. #
  • Chinn on the challenges of organizing regional Am Stds in NYC: everyone has a hundred other things to go to on any given day. #
  • Arlene Davila representing AMST at NYU — check out her recent book on el barrio: http://bit.ly/daYY8v #
  • Davila: doing AmSt in NYC, at NYU or other major institutions, is a bit of working in the belly of the beast. True dat. #
  • Davila on what makes AmSt at NYU unique — it was ahead of the game in putting ethnic studies at the center. #
  • Davila: Plus Andrew Ross, when he took over the program in the mid 90s, insisted on ethnography being the central methodology. #
  • My computer’s going to die, which means this riveting live tweeting of the NYC/AmSt workshop will come to an end. #
  • I’m itching for the bike ride back downtown. #
  • Davila on the tensions btwn a PhD program in AmSt w/i a department (Social and Cultural Analysis) whose faculty aren’t all invested in AmSt. #
  • Still to come: Robert Fanuzzi (English, St. John