2005-2006 Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group

2005-2006 Workshops

Saturday, September 10, 2005
Urban History Dissertation Group: Christopher Miller, Marquette University

“Whitefish Bay”
Christopher Miller, Marquette University

Saturday, October 8, 2005
Urban History Dissertation Group: Steve Hagemann, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Organizing Chicago’s ‘Silent Majority’: The Citizens Action Program, the Midwest Academy and the ‘New Urban Populism’, 1969-1975”
Steve Hagemann, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Saturday, November 12, 2005
Urban History Dissertation Group: Tom Rzeznik, University of Notre Dame

“ ‘The Things that Truly Last’? Privatist Planning, Social Mobility, and the (un)Churching of Philadelphia”
Tom Rzeznik, University of Notre Dame

Saturday, December 10, 2005
Urban History Dissertation Group: Justin Pettegrew, Loyola University

“D.L. Moody: Revivalism, the Self-Made Man, and the YMCA”
Justin Pettegrew, Loyola University

Saturday, January 14, 2006
Urban History Dissertation Group: Tamsen Anderson, University of California at Berkeley

“Negotiating Modern Life at the Urban Periphery: The Development of the Industrial Suburb of East Chicago, Indiana, 1860-1960”
Tamsen Anderson, University of California at Berkeley

Saturday, February 11, 2006
Urban History Dissertation Group: Sarah Hardin, University of Kentucky

“The Test of Democracy
Sarah Hardin, University of Kentucky

Saturday, March 11, 2006
Urban History Dissertation Group: Jennifer Bridge, Loyola University

“ ‘For the Money There Is In It’: Chicago Civil War Attractions During the 1890s”
Jennifer Bridge, Loyola University

Saturday, April 8, 2006
Urban History Dissertation Group: Tim Lacy, Loyola University

“The Great Books in Chicago and Beyond, 2001-Present”
Tim Lacy, Loyola University

Saturday, May 13, 2006
Urban History Dissertation Group: Steve Servais, Marquette University

“Environmental History of Milwaukee County”
Steve Servais, Marquette University