Amy Jin Johnson, Brown University and Abby Trollinger, Northwestern University

Center for American History and Culture Programs
Urban History Dissertation Group
Saturday, December 1, 2012

2 pm to 4 pm


‘The Coldest Blooded Outrage’: The 1892 Case that Shook Los Angeles
Amy Jin Johnson, Brown University

‘Some Folks Won’t Work’: Settlement Workers and Social Insurance in the Twenties
Abby Trollinger, Northwestern University

Cost and registration information: 

The group is open only to graduate students (no faculty), and members should be committed to attending as many of the meetings as possible.  Papers are pre-circulated by e-mail and must be requested in advance. If you are interested in presenting or would like to attend, please contact the Scholl Center at