2014-2015 Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group | Newberry

2014-2015 Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group

2014-2015 Workshops

Saturday, September 6, 2014
Urban History Dissertation Group
Ashley Johnson, Northwestern University “An International City: Business, Ethnic Borders, and Nativism on the Detroit Borderland”
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Urban History Dissertation Group
“We Cannot Have Guardians that Have to be Guarded”: Freedom, Denial, and the Elusive Nature of Justice in the Chicago Police Torture Cases.” Andrew Baer, Northwestern University “‘New Leftists, Poverty Warriors, and Rebel Nuns: Sixties Activists in a Community on the Brink.” Devin Hunter, Loyola University Chicago
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Urban History Dissertation Group
“Stitching Together a Metropolis: The Constituting Landscape in Sylvester Baxter’s Boston” Garrett Dash Nelson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Urban History Dissertation Group
“Stitching Together a Metropolis: The Constituting Landscape in Sylvester Baxter’s Boston” Sam Kling, Northwestern University
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Urban History Dissertation Group
“Fueling Class: Comfort and Consumption in Gilded Age Chicago” Courtney Wiersema, University of Notre Dame
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Urban History Dissertation Group
“A Good Place to Work and Play, A Good Place to Work and Stay: South Lynne Community Council, 1957-1965” Christopher Ramsey, Loyola University Chicago “National Narrative and Contested Urban Space: Berlin’s Three Airports” Mark Beirn, Washington University in St. Louis
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Urban History Dissertation Group
“The Wilderness Years of Chicago: Saving Nature in Postwar Chicago,1945-Present” Andrew Dribin, University of Illinois at Chicago “Icons of Lenin or Prayers for the Tsar? Russian Orthodoxy and Radicalism in Red Scare Detroit, 1917-1924” Aram Sarkisian, Northwestern University