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THE NEW YORK FOLKLORE SOCIETY’S
2016 CONFERENCE:
Crisis of Place: Preserving Folk & Vernacular Architecture in New York
Cooper Union
New York, NY
April 2, 2016

CONFERENCE PHOTOS

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CONFERENCES & SYMPOSIA:   NYFS CONFERENCE 2016

Crisis of Place: Preserving Folk & Vernacular Architecture in New York
Saturday, April 2, 2016
The Cooper Union, Rose Auditorium, 41 Cooper Square, New York City 10003


CONFERENCE PHOTOS

panel discussion
Panel discussion: Crisis of New York Places: Folklorists, Vernacular Architects and Communities Working Together to Preserve and Promote Local Histories of Place. Moderator Chris Mulé, with Magali Regis, Molly Garfinkel, Joseph Sciorra, and Cynthia Falk.


Joseph Sciorra
Joseph Sciorra, Director for Academic and Cultural Programs, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College speaking about his work on Italian American grottos.

Panel: Graduates on the Ground: Invited Students Present Recent Case Studies, Matthew Singer of Penn State Harrisburg speaks about his work with vernacular gothic synagogues while Cooper Union graduate student, Max Gideonse looks on.



Graduate student panel
Graduates on the Ground: Invited Students Present Recent Case Studies: Panel with Caitlin Hays Black (Penn State); Sydney Varajon (Western Kentucky); Virginia Siegel (Western Kentucky); Max Gideonse (Cooper Union); and Matthew Singer (Penn State Harrisburg).


Cynthia Falk
Cynthia Falk, Associate Professor of the Cooperstown Graduate Program in Material Culture (SUNY Oneonta), speaks about her work with historic nomination properties in Schoharie County after flooding caused by Hurricane Irene.
Magali Regis
Magali Regis of the New York Community Garden Coalition speaking about community gardens and activism in New York City.





Co-sponsored by Cooper Union Office of Continuing Education & Public Programs
with support from the American Folklore Society and the New York State Council on the Arts



AFSlogo_NoTag_RGBThis conference is presented with support from the American Folklore Society.


The New York Folklore Society’s programs are made possible in part with public funds from the Folk Arts Program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Council on the Arts

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