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September 25th – Second Annual Early Research and Scholarship Conference

Dear Colleagues,

It is my pleasure to invite you to the Second Annual Early Research and Scholarship Conference, to be held on Friday, September 25th from 9:00-3:30. This conference (see full program via the link below) will feature the exciting work of over 60 doctoral students from 16 departments, who all won internal CUNY summer fellowships to pursue research and archival work.


For full program details, visit: and

Please also join us for our capstone event, featuring presentations from archivists, librarians, and curators from some of the leading repositories and research centers in the New York area who will talk about their collections and archives:


NYC Archivists Roundtable

Elebash Recital Hall



Welcoming Remarks by Duncan Faherty, Director Early Research Initiative


Chair: Polly Thistlethwaite, Chief Librarian CUNY Graduate Center




Karen Hwang

Consultant, artasiamerica


María Isabel Molestina-Kurla

Reader Services Librarian, The Morgan Library & Museum


Thomas Lannon

Assistant Curator, The New York Public Library Manuscripts and Archives Division


Shola Lynch

Curator, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library


Edward O’Reilly

Curator and Head, Manuscript Department, Patricia D. Klingenstein Library, New-York Historical Society


John Vincler

Head of Reader Services, The Morgan Library & Museum


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We look forward to seeing you on the 25th.



Duncan Faherty

Associate Professor of English & American Studies

Director, Early Research Initiative

Queens College & The CUNY Graduate Center

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