Following last year’s highly successful event, NYCDH Week 2020 begins on February 3 with a kickoff gathering at Lincoln Center Campus (113 W. 60th St., 12th Floor). This year’s theme is Histories and Representations of Communities Across the Five Boroughs. The day-long event features speakers, roundtables, lightning talks and networking sessions.
This year’s keynote speaker will be Matt Knutzen, the Linda May Uris Director of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Divisions in the New York Public Library.
- 12:00-12:30: Registration (with snacks)
- 12:30-1:30: Graduate Student Awards
- 1:30-2:30: Keynote Speaker: Matt Knutzen
- 2:30-2:45: Break
- 2:45-3:45: Panel
- 3:45-4:45: Lightning Talks (sign up during the day)
The rest of the week will consist of a diverse selection of free workshops, demonstrations, and events hosted at a wide range of institutions across the city, including: Bard Graduate Center, Columbia University, CUNY Graduate Center, Fordham University, Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), New York Public Library, NYU, Pace University, Pratt Institute, and The Frick Collection.