The Business of City Life


A half-credit course to help place your internship in the business of city life. Saturday tours of city neighborhoods (Chinatown, Harlem, Lincoln Square, Central Park) that have been visibly and dramatically impacted by developments in the city's economic life and in cultural or public policy, with coordinated readings, lectures, and discussion. Topics to include global Chinese identity in Chinatown; gentrification in Harlem; non-profits and conservancies in Lincoln Square/Central Park, Disney in Times Square and Hell's Kitchen. Coordinated cultural events scheduled during evening hours. Open only to students in the Duke in New York: Summer Internships in the City program. Instructor: Torgovnick
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