NYCTC8 at Columbia, Spring 2022

NYCTC8 Sessions

Held at Columbia’s Heyman Center for the Humanities, April 8-9, 2022

Thursday, April 7, 2022
Arrivals – dinner on own

Friday, April 8, 2022
Location: Heyman Center for the Humanities, 74 Morningside Dr
9:00-9:30:  Welcome and introductions
9:30-10:45:  First work in progress (Isobel Akerman; comment Alexander Langstaff)
10:45-11:00:  Coffee break
11:00-12:15:  “Slavery, Anti-Slavery, and the British Empire,” public lecture by Padraic Scanlan (University of Toronto) *All NYCTCers abroad are welcome to attend this lecture!
12:15-1:15:  Lunch and roundtable discussion with Padraic Scanlan
1:15-1:45:  Break
1:45-3:00:  “Roundtable: From Thesis to Book,” with Susan Ferber (Executive Editor, Oxford University Press), Peter Mandler (Co-editor, Modern British Histories series, Cambridge University Press), Laura Carter (University of Paris, author of Histories of Everyday Life [OUP, 2021]), & James Stafford (Columbia, author of The Case of Ireland [CUP, 2022]). *All NYCTCers abroad are welcome to attend this Zoom webinar!
3:00-3:30:  Coffee break
3:30-4:45:  Grants workshop (proposals from Alice Gorton, Max Long, and Lucy Sharp)
7:00:  Small group dinners

Saturday, April 9, 2022
Location: Room 411, Fayerweather Hall, 1180 Amsterdam Ave
9:30-10:45:  Third work in progress (Cherish Watton; comment Julia Burke)
10:45-11:00:  Coffee break
11:00-12:15:  Fourth work in progress (Lynton Lees; comment Fearghal Grace)
12:15-1:00:  Lunch
1:00-2:00:  Transit to Washington Square Park
2:00-3:30:  Walking tour with Black Gotham, “Other Side of Wall Street.” *Tours meet under the Arch in Washington Square Park in the Greenwich Village
7:00: Concluding dinner at Lido Harlem (2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd, at 117th)


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