[URBANTH-L]CFP: New York: City in Motion, Interdisciplinary Conference

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Tue Oct 25 14:14:46 EDT 2005

CFP: New York: City in Motion, Interdisciplinary Conference
Deadline: January 10, 2006

New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan invites presentation proposals
for the Interdisciplinary Conference:
New York: City in Motion

This day-long conference will take place on Friday, March 10, 2006, in NYIT'
s state-of-the-art conference facility near Columbus Circle. The organizers
welcome and encourage technology-enhanced presentations.
We seek presenters who will share their scholarship and perspectives on the
City of New York as examined through the ideas of movement, mobility, and
transformation. Panels and presentations may address motion either literally
or figuratively as suggested by but not limited to the following categories:

Transportation to or within New York
Immigration to New York
Migration to or within New York
Building or improving infrastructure such as bridges
Disaster/Evacuation Preparedness
Business and investment trends that may transform New York
Arts, film, and the theater as they capture the motion of New York
Architecture and urban design as they reflect or influence the motion of New
Disability/Mobility/Accessibility in New York
Literature addressing movement, mobility, or transformation in New York

Please submit 300-word proposal describing topic and format (such as paper,
talk, slide presentation) for a 20-minute presentation along with vitae by
January 10, 2006 to Lori Jirousek via email to LJirouse at nyit.edu or via US
mail to:

Dr. Lori Jirousek
English Department
New York Institute of Technology
1855 Broadway
New York, NY 10023

Email submissions are preferred.

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