On 9 March 2012, please join us at 19 University Place for a day-long conference exploring ideas about and experiences of networks and networking in the cultural history of New York. Over the next month, conference organizers Blevin Shelnutt and Ann Abrams, Ph.D. students in English at NYU, will serve as guest bloggers here in anticipation of the day’s events. The conference is open to the public.

From the organizers:

Networked New York examines relations among writers and artists who commune and clash in New York City, whether physical New York (the city