Calendar

E.g., 10/22/2014
E.g., 10/22/2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014
American Literature Seminar
Theodore Martin, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

5-7 pm

“Survival Skills, or, Work and Plague”
Theodore Martin, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Friday, October 24, 2014
American Art and Visual Culture Seminar
Maggie Cao, Columbia University and Erin Pauwels, Indiana University

2-5 pm

“Bierstadt’s Butterflies and the End of Landscape”
Maggie Cao, Columbia University

“Sarony, Muybridge and the Art of Motion Photography, 1865-1895”
Erin Pauwels, Indiana University
Respondent: Jennifer Greenhill, The University of Illinois

Friday, October 24, 2014
Women and Gender Seminar
Consumerism, Protest, and Underground Economies in African America

3-5 pm

Traci Parker, University of Chicago, “Rethinking Southern Sit-In Movements: Black Worker-Consumer Alliances and Constructing a Modern Black Middle Class”
Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach, Earlham College, “The Policy Game: Women and Gambling on Chicago’s South Side, 1930s.”
Commentator: Keona Ervin, University of Missouri

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Urban History Dissertation Group
Garrett Dash Nelson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2:30-4:30pm

“Stitching Together a Metropolis: The Constituting Landscape in Sylvester Baxter’s Boston”
Garrett Dash Nelson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Friday, November 7, 2014
Women and Gender Seminar
Susan Branson, Syracuse University

3-5 pm

“’Do not, on any account, marry one the back of whose head resembles cut No.4’: The Visual Encoding of Gender Ideology in Nineteenth-century Phrenology texts”
Susan Branson, Syracuse University
Commentator: Carla Bittel, Loyola Marymount University

Friday, November 7, 2014
History of Capitalism Seminar
Mark Rose, Florida Atlantic University

3pm - 5pm

“Banking on Politics”
Mark Rose, Florida Atlantic University

Thursday, November 20, 2014
American Literature Seminar
Rachel Galvin, Johns Hopkins University

5-7 pm

“Marianne Moore, Gertrude Stein, and the Eyewitness Problem”
Rachel Galvin, Johns Hopkins University

Friday, November 21, 2014
Borderlands and Latino/a Studies Seminar
John Alba Cutler, Northwestern University; Bill Johnson González, DePaul University

3 pm - 5 pm

“Gráfico’s Concurso Literario and Latina/o Print Culture’s Forgotten Histories”
John Alba Cutler, Northwestern University
“Braceros and Noir: Controlling Mexican-American Identity in Literature and Film of the 1940s”
Bill Johnson González, DePaul University
Respondent: Ricky Rodriguez, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign