NYU Fales Library & Special Collections Event on 10/19– Tribes of New York: Inventing Spectacle (6:30pm)

TRIBES OF NEW YORK: INVENTING SPECTACLE

Victor P. Corona, Ph.D., sociologist at NYU’s School of Professional Studies and author of Night Class: A Downtown Memoir, moderates a panel on the tribes of performers, artists, musicians, DJs, writers, socialites, and nightlife personas that sustain New York’s role as a global cultural capital.

The panelists are:

  • Sophia Lamar, actress, model, style icon, and nightlife legend
  • Rose Wood, performance artist at The Box
  • Wednesday Martin, Ph.D., bestselling author of Primates of Park AvenueStepmonster, and the forthcoming Untrue
  • Cat Marnell, bestselling author of How to Murder Your Life and former beauty editor, xoJane and Lucky

Writers Dayna Troisi and Alexandra Warrick will offer brief welcoming remarks to introduce the panelists’ work. Thomas Kiedrowski, author of Andy Warhol’s New York City and MLIS candidate at the Pratt Institute, co-moderates. Corona will also sign copies of Night Class after the panel.

NYU Fales Library & Special Collections

Bobst Library, 3rd Floor

Thursday, October 19, 2017

event begins at 6:30pm