On Friday, June 3, from 8 to 9 pm in the Chorus Room, Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College (CUNY). Craig Taylor will be discussing his new book, “New Yorkers: A City and its People in Our Time,” with interviewees Daniel Bauso and Louise Weinberg, and moderated by Kara Schlichting, QC Associate Professor of History, QC. This free event is co-sponsored by Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens Rising 2022, and the Queens College School of the Arts. 

Here’s the link to RSVP on KCA’s page for the Craig Taylor event on June 3rd: https://kupferbergcenter.org/event/gtm-artist-talk-new-yorkers-w-craig-taylor/ 

Participants Bios:

Craig Taylor is the author of the best-selling Londoners and editor of Five Dials. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, the Globe & Mail, and McSweeney’s. He lives in western Canada.

Daniel Bauso is a former personal injury attorney and now Family Court attorney in Queens, the borough in which he was raised. He was one of the very first patients hospitalized in New York City with Covid-19 during the early days of the pandemic. Fortunately, Dan was treated and released three days later, symptom-free.

Louise Weinberg is the Co-Director, Director of Exhibitions/Collections, and Curator of the GodwinTernbachMuseum at Queens College, CUNY, as well as a working artist. She was formerly the Collections Manager and Curator at the Queens Museum, where one of her responsibilities was caring for The Panorama of the City of New York, a 10,000 S.F. scale model created for the 1964 New York World’s Fair.

Kara Murphy Schlichting is an Associate Professor of History at Queens College, CUNY. She earned her PhD from Rutgers University. Her work in late-19th and 20th-century American History sits at the intersection of urban, environmental, and political history. Schlichting has published in the New York History, the Journal of Urban History, and the Journal of Planning History. She is the author of New York Recentered: Building the Metropolis from the Shore (University of Chicago Press, 2019).

Craig Taylor. Photo Credit: Mayita Mendez