Professor Snyder | Spring 2012
Using the lens of NYC, this class examines immigration, gentrification, ethnic enclaves and cultural groups in NYC. Our personal Migration Stories and class resources are posted on this blog. Use the Authors tab to view a by author archive, or traverse through our stories by clicking on the arrows.
Williamsburg[h], our project site, showcases various ethnographic studies that were completed during the semester. Much like the dropped “h” in its name, people have driven the transformation of its structure. Our projects reflect on Williamsburg’s historical roots, documents its place in 2012 time, and based on this research, imagines a likely future for this this rapidly changing neighborhood less than a mile away from Manhattan.