125. The Lower East Side: Social Friction, Cultural Sparks, and the Materiality of Gentrification
Saturday, 9 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Chicago A–B, Chicago Marriott
A special session
Presiding: John Beckman, United States Naval Acad.
1. "Gutter Punk Avant la Lettre: B'hoys, G'hals, and the Pop-Cultural Bowery," John Beckman
2. "Urban Marginality and the Avant-Garde on the Lower East Side, 1975–84," Andrew Strombeck, Wright State Univ.
3. "Richard Price's Lower East Side: Cops, Culture, and Gentrification," Thomas Heise, McGill Univ.
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