CFP New York: City in Motion, Interdisciplinary Conference (1/10/06; 3/10/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Jirousek
contact email: 
ljirouse@nyit.edu

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
York

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 2-page
vitae by January 10, 2006 to Lori Jirousek via email to
<mailto:LJirouse_at_nyit.edu> 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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