A roundtable discussion exploring the ways scholars, educators and activists have responded to the challenge of urban change.
Tamar Barzel is an ethnomusicologist and lecturer at Harvard University whose research addresses the interface between creative identity, cultural heritage, and adventuresome sounds. Her first book, New York Noise: Radical Jewish Music and the Downtown Scene (Indiana University Press, 2014,
Tao Leigh Goffe is a writer, dj, and professor specializing in the narratives that emerge from histories of imperialism, migration, and globalization. She received her Bachelor’s degree in English from Princeton University and PhD in American studies from Yale University.
This website represents a prototype for a digital edition of the Crane-Rychtarik correspondence held by Fales Library and Special Collections. It features high-resolution facsimiles of the letters exchanged between the modernist poet and set designer, as well as transcriptions, metadata,
Tierney Gleason is a Reference and Digital Humanities Librarian at Fordham University. She worked for over a decade in the nonprofit sector for progressive social change before shifting the course of her activist career towards librarianship. A graduate of the
Thomas Augst teaches courses in American literature and culture. His writing focuses on literary history of the nineteenth-century, interpreting diverse forms of literacy and media in relation to questions about ethics and self-cultivation, the organization of knowledge, and the cultural
What would a map of sanctuary look like? This digital cartography project "Unmapping the Caribbean: Sanctuary and Sound" employs Esri Story Maps to examine fugitivity in the region through the lenses of marronage and indigeneity, depicting five geographies: New York
The Urban Space Reading Group will be meeting with David Kishik to discuss his new book, The Manhattan Project: A Theory of a City.