2006-2007 Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group

2006-2007 Workshops

Saturday, March 3, 2007
Urban History Dissertation Group: Amy Scott, University of New Mexico

“Theorizing Wright and Brooks’ Literary Landscapes: Dialectics of ‘Placelessness and Boundedness’ in Chicago’s Kitchenettes”
Elizabeth Schroeder, Saint Louis University

Saturday, April 7, 2007
Urban History Dissertation Group: David Spatz, University of Chicago

“Dividing Chicago’s West Side: Clearing Land for the Congress Expressway, 1944–1956”
David Spatz, University of Chicago

Saturday, May 5, 2007
Urban History Dissertation Group: Tamsen Anderson, University of California at Berkeley and Edward Miller, University of Illinois, Chicago

“‘No Idle Dream:’ Industrializing Northwestern Indiana, 1850–1900”
Tamsen Anderson, University of California, Berkeley