Calendar

E.g., 03/29/2015
E.g., 03/29/2015
Thursday, April 2, 2015
American Political Thought Seminar
Yvonne Pitts, Purdue University

5-6:30 pm

“The Capacity to Be Citizens: Civic Participation and the Meanings of Fitness”
Yvonne Pitts, Purdue University

Friday, April 3, 2015
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
Gillian O'Brien, Liverpool John Moores University

2-5 pm

Workshop with Gillian O’Brien on Thomas Nast’s illustrations in the periodical, America

Friday, April 10, 2015
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
Sergio González, University of Wisconsin; Felipe Hinojosa, Texas A&M University

3pm - 5pm

“’Juntos En El Nombre De Dios’: Milwaukee’s Mexican Mission Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 1924-1929”
Sergio González, University of Wisconsin
“House of Lords: Latino Radicals, Church Take-Overs, and the Fight for Urban Space, 1968-1972”
Felipe Hinojosa, Texas A&M University
Respondent: Kevin Schultz, University of Illinois at Chicago

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Early Modern Studies Program
Symposium on Latin America in the Early Colonial Period

9 am to 3 pm

Please register by 10 am Friday, April 10

This symposium aims to explore the complexities of Latin America during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, grappling with the multiple perspectives of the many Indigenous and European cultures involved in this time of contact and conflict.

This is a hybrid program, with two scholarly sessions in the morning and a public keynote address in the afternoon.

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Urban History Dissertation Group
Christopher Ramsey, Loyola University Chicago and Mark Beirn, Washington University in St. Louis

2:30pm - 4:30pm

“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

Thursday, April 23, 2015
American Literature Seminar
Liesl Olson, Newberry Library

“White City, Black Metropolis”
Liesl Olson, Newberry Library

Friday, April 24, 2015
Women and Gender Seminar
Danielle McGuire, Wayne State University

3-5 pm

Danielle McGuire, Wayne State University
“The Maid and Mr. Charlie: Black Women and Sexual Violence in the Jim Crow South”