2008-2009 Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group

2008-2009 Workshops

Saturday, September 6, 2008
“Mapping Respectability: Freedom’s Journal and Virtual Place-Making in Emancipation Era New York City” Jennifer Hull, University of Wisconsin at Madison “The X Brothers and Middletown: Campus Development in an All-American Community” Dale Winling, University of Michigan
Saturday, October 4, 2008
“ ‘I Can’t Be Satisfied’: The Black Muscians in Chicago” Amy Absher, University of Washington
Saturday, November 1, 2008
“Getting Around in the Motor City: Race, Mobility, and Environment in Postwar Detroit”Sarah Frohardt-Lane, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign “Ethnic Reactions to Racial Diversity, 1960s Chicago” Margaret Lee, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Saturday, December 6, 2008
“From Foundings to Foundations: The Landscape of Religious Hospital Care in 1950s Los Angeles”Jennifer Vanore, University of Chicago
Saturday, February 7, 2009
Changes in the Banking Industry, 1995–2004Ed Miller, University of Illinois at Chicago Urban Renewal and Housing in Milwaukee: A Diminishing Role for the State?Phyllis Santacroce, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Saturday, March 7, 2009
“Moving to New York: Housing Puerto Ricans in New York City, 1940-52”Marygrace Tyrrell, Northwestern University
Saturday, April 4, 2009
“Doers of the Word: Adult Bible Classes and Urban Reform in the Progressive Era”Chris Cantwell, Cornell University “Reconstructing Chicago: The Real and Symbolic Capital of Expressway Jursidiction and Finance”David Spatz
Saturday, May 2, 2009
“Housing Industrial Workers in Indiana Harbor, Indiana, 1920-50”Tamsen Anderson, University of California at Berkeley “Theater as Sanctuary: Creating the Central Church in Chicago”Jessica Westphal, University of Chicago