Karen Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago and Rebecca Marchiel, Northwestern University

Center for American History and Culture Programs
Urban History Dissertation Group
Saturday, September 8, 2012

3 pm - 5 pm


Elite Efforts for Interracialism: Housing and Chicago’s Catholic Interracial Council in the Postwar World
Karen Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago

“’We Can Act Together’: The Federal Housing Administration and the Origins of the Urban Reinvestment Movement
Rebecca Marchiel, Northwestern University

Cost and registration information: 

The group is open only to graduate students (no faculty), and members should be committed to attending as many of the meetings as possible.  Papers are pre-circulated by e-mail and must be requested in advance. If you are interested in presenting or would like to attend, please contact the Scholl Center at scholl@newberry.org.