2007-2008 Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group

2007-2008 Workshops

Saturday, September 8, 2007
“From Containment to Liberation: The Postwar University and the Architecture of Urban Renewal” Michael Carriere, University of Chicago
Saturday, October 6, 2007
“Barrio Obrero: A Case Study of Local Housing Initiatives in Puerto Rico” Marygrace Tyrell, Northwestern University
Saturday, November 3, 2007
“Moving Out, Moving On? Ethnicity and Class Identity in the Process of Ethnic Suburbanization, Chicago 1900–1920” Margaret Lee, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Saturday, December 1, 2007
“Gentrification in St. Charles?: A Case Study” Edward Miller, University of Illinois at Chicago “The political landscape of Wisconsin and Milwaukee: From Progressives to Socialists” Phyllis Santacroce, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Saturday, February 2, 2008
“Ashes and Dust: Unbuilding the American Urban Landscape” Emily Lieb, Columbia University “Imagining Chicago: The Political, Economic and Rhetorical Origins of Limited Access, Below-Grade Roads” David Spatz, University of Chicago
Saturday, March 1, 2008
“ ‘An Era of Prosperity’: East Chicago at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century” Tamsen Anderson, University of California at Berkeley “Entertaining Sacred Space: Religion and Culture in Chicago, 1860–1900” Jessica Westphal, University of Chicago
Saturday, April 5, 2008
“Students and the Second Ghetto: Politics, Real Estate and Housing at the University of Chicago, 1940–1970” Dale Winling, University of Michigan
Saturday, May 3, 2008
“ ‘The fact remains, we are Negroes’: Dissonance and the Desegregation of Chicago’s Musicians’ Union in 1963” Amy Absher, University of Washington “Healthy Bodies/Healthy Souls: Hospitals, Religion, and Urban Development in Postwar Los Angeles” Jennifer Vanore, University of Chicago