The New York Institute of Technology announces its fifth interdisciplinary conference, “Urban Childhoods,” to be held Friday, March 6 on the Manhattan campus. Scholars from a range of disciplines including history, architecture, and film studies will present their work focused on the theme of children and their experiences growing up in the city. The institutions represented at this year’s one-day conference include Temple University, City College, and Florida Atlantic University. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Marta Gutman, associate professor in the School of Architecture, Urban Design, and Landscape Architecture at the City College of New York/CUNY and editor of Designing Modern Childhoods (Rutgers UP, 2008).
Registration is now open for NYIT's Urban Childhoods conference, Friday, March 6, 2009. Registration is free but required. Please see the attached link for details.
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