Networked New York: Annotated Program, Part 1

As we get ready for Networked New York on March 9, Annie and I will be posting additional information about conference sessions and presenters. Our first panel that Friday morning considers emerging commercial spaces, professional associations, and institutional...

New York/American Studies Conference, April 10

Of interest to many of our readers, I’m sure: An afternoon workshop organized by the Columbia Seminar in American Studies Glenn Hendler and Elizabeth Hutchinson, co-chairs Saturday, April 10, 2010 1-6pm The Ella Weed Room (223 Milbank Hall), Barnard College As...

Cosmopolitanism or Multiculturalism

On Monday evening, I’ll speaking at the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute on a topic that should interest students of New York’s literary, cultural, social, and political histories. I’m part of a panel that includes the intellectual historian David Hollinger...