Come hear about an ongoing effort to extract over a million entries documenting the New York City's from its historic city directories for public use.
Please join NewYorkScapes for an informal community meeting and happy hour to hear updates on our shared projects, new website, and future directions for the coming year.
Join us along with other research and discussion groups at the NYU English Department Working Group Open House! Representatives from NewYorkScapes will be on hand to present upcoming events, share projects in progress, and to sign up new members to
How might digital technologies help enable new ways of conceptualizing history, visualizing place, and mapping culture? NewYorkScapes presents a one-day symposium on the use of digital tools in the study of urban cultures. A series of panels, workshops, and project
Please join the NewYorkScapes working group at NYU for an informal happy hour to share ideas for the group's events and activities for the coming year.
A roundtable discussion exploring the ways scholars, educators and activists have responded to the challenge of urban change.
The Urban Space Reading Group will be meeting with David Kishik to discuss his new book, The Manhattan Project: A Theory of a City.
Jeremy Rowe presents a digital project that uses geolocation as a tool for understanding the economic development of historic photography.
The Urban Space Reading Group will be discussing Neil Smith's Uneven Development.
The Urban Space Reading Group will be discussing Edward Soja's Postmodern Geographies
This workshop featuring the development firm Collective Access will explore how software tools can efficiently support project-based learning.
NewYorkScapes is hosting an informal happy hour discussion about scholarly writing in online environments.
A discussion session dedicated to exploring the reponsibilities of public historians in interpreting relationship between present-day landscapes and historic sites.
The Urban Space Reading Group will be discussing David Harvey's "Urbanization and Urban Planning in Capitalist Society."
Laura Fisher of Ryerson University in Toronto will be discussing a digital and public humanities project that geolocates literary and historical texts on a map of New York City.
Students in the digital humanities graduate course “Mapping Archives: Cultural Geographies of New York City” will present their projects from Fall 2014.
Jo Livingstone, a fifth-year in the English PhD program, will circulate a sample from her dissertation, "Middle English Imperial Romances and Landscape of British Nationalism."
Come hear about the bohemians of antebellum New York who supported, slept with, parodied, and drank with Walt Whitman at a pivotal moment in the poet's life and career.
What new opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration do digital tools afford scholars working with archival resources? How might new digital tools make the history, art, and culture in New York City visible in new ways, to new publics?