2013-2014 Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group | Newberry

2013-2014 Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group

2013-2014 Workshops

Saturday, September 14, 2013
Urban History Dissertation Group
“One Last Cup of Coffee: The Decline of the London Coffeehouse”Brendan Mackie, Independent Scholar “Order in the Landscape: Structuring Life and Work in Bethlehem, PA Since 1741”Chloe Taft, Yale University
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Urban History Dissertation Group
“The Cultural Construction of Urban Renewal in Uptown Chicago, 1958-1964”Devin Hunter, Loyola University “Secular Temples to the Civilized City: The Politics of Theaters in São Paulo, Brazil, 1890-1920” Aiala Levy, University of Chicago
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Urban History Dissertation Group
“Incorporating the Conspicuous Consumer: Sumptuary Laws and the Problem of Female Publicity in Veblen’s Chicago”Emily Remus, University of Chicago “Class, Race, and Politics: Social Movements and Working-Class Identity”Naomi Williams, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Urban History Dissertation Group
“ ‘Fair Employment is Good Business’: William G. Caples and Equal Employment Opportunity Voluntarism at the Inland Steel Co. of Chicago, 1946-1968”Johannes Steffens, Heidelberg University, Germany “Forgetting How to Hate? The Evolution of White Responses to Integration on the Southwest Side of Chicago, 1945-1987”Christopher Ramsey, Loyola University
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Urban History Dissertation Group
“Illegal Detroiters: Undocumented Europeans and Unions in America’s Motor City, 1924-1942”Ashley Johnson, Northwestern University “Performing Settler Colonialism, Constructing Race: African Americans, Native Americans, and White People at Detroit’s 1901 Bicentennial”Kyle Mays, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Urban History Dissertation Group
“Bleachman to the Rescue: Fighting AIDS with Comics and Spatial Restrictions”Lindsey Wieck, University of Notre Dame
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Urban History Dissertation Group
“ ‘Communities Must be Vigilant’: Grassroots Financial Regulation through the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977”Rebecca Marchiel, Northwestern University “ ‘They Wanted to be Choirboys’: Ambition and Abuse at Area 2 in the Violent 1970s”Andrew Baer, Northwestern University
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Urban History Dissertation Group
“Imagining Downtown Real Estate: Mobility and the Discovery of Property Values in Chicago, 1917-1933”Sam Kling, Northwestern University “Where Have All the Gardens Gone? The Domestic Pastoral and the Decline of Urban Agriculture in Chicago, 1833-1893”Courtney Wiersema, University of Notre Dame