2009-2010 Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group

2009-2010 Workshops

Saturday, September 12, 2009
Urban History Dissertation Group: Paul Durica, University of Chicago and David Spatz, University of Chicago

“The Ragged Edge of Nonentity: Tramps and Tramping”
Paul Durica, University of Chicago
“Reordering Chicago: Expressway Politics, Individual Choice, and the New Regional, Social, and Commercial Geography”
David Spatz, University of Chicago

Saturday, September 12, 2009
Urban History Dissertation Group: Paul Durica, University of Chicago and David Spatz, University of Chicago

“The Ragged Edge of Nonentity: Tramps and Tramping”
Paul Durica, University of Chicago

“Reordering Chicago: Expressway Politics, Individual Choice, and the New Regional, Social, and Commercial Geography
David Spatz, University of Chicago

Saturday, October 3, 2009
Urban History Dissertation Group: Jennifer Hull, University of Wisconsin - Madison

“The African Infant School in the Organ Factory Basement: Multi-Storied Spaces in Early 19th-Century Manhattan”
Jennifer Hull, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Saturday, October 10, 2009
Urban History Dissertation Group: Jennifer Hull, University of Wisconsin - Madison

“The African Infant School in the Organ Factory Basement: Multi-Storied Spaces in Early 19th-Century Manhattan”
Jennifer Hull, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Saturday, November 7, 2009
Urban History Dissertation Group: Margaret Lee, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Dale Winling, University of Michigan

“Reshaping Ethnic Boundaries in Response to Racial Diversity, 1960s Chicago”
Margaret Lee, University of Wisconsin - Madison
“Texas in Tension: Federal Politics and Regional Growth in Mid-Century Austin”
Dale Winling, University of Michigan

Saturday, November 7, 2009
Urban History Dissertation Group: Margaret Lee, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Dale Winling, University of Michigan

Reshaping Ethnic Boundaries in Response to Racial Diversity, 1960s Chicago
Margaret Lee, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Texas in Tension: Federal Politics and Regional Growth in Mid-Century Austin
Dale Winling, University of Michigan

Saturday, December 5, 2009
Urban History Dissertation Group: Kathryn Wegner, University of Illinois, Chicago

“Constructing Citizenship: Industrial Americanization and Loyalty in Red Chicago, 1917 - 1922”
Kathryn Wegner, University of Illinois, Chicago

Saturday, December 5, 2009
Urban History Dissertation Group: Kathryn Wegner, University of Illinois, Chicago

“Constructing Citizenship: Industrial Americanization and Loyalty in Red Chicago, 1917 - 1922”
Kathryn Wegner, University of Illinois, Chicago

Saturday, February 6, 2010
Urban History Dissertation Group: Jessica Westphal, University of Chicago

“Theater Culture: ‘Redpemptive Recreation’ in McVicker’s Theater”
Jessica Westphal, University of Chicago

Saturday, February 6, 2010
Urban History Dissertation Group: Jessica Westphal, University of Chicago

“Theater Culture: ‘Redpemptive Recreation’ in McVicker’s Theater”
Jessica Westphal, University of Chicago

Saturday, March 6, 2010
Urban History Dissertation Group: Sarah Frohardt-Lane, University of Illinois and Kwame Holmes, University of Illinois

“ ‘When you ride alone you ride with Hitler’: Conservation and Sacrifice during the Second World War”
Sarah Frohardt-Lane, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Saturday, March 6, 2010
Urban History Dissertation Group: Sarah Frohardt-Lane, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Kwame Holmes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Chapaign

“ ‘When you ride alone you ride with Hitler’: Conservation and Sacrifice during the Second World War”
Sarah Frohardt-Lane, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Saturday, April 3, 2010
Urban History Dissertation Group: Jennifer Vanore, University of Chicago

“Paying for God’s Work: Philanthropy, Insurance, and the Problems of Budget in an Urban Hospital, Los Angeles in the 1960s”
Jennifer Vanore, University of Chicago

Saturday, April 3, 2010
Urban History Dissertation Group: Jennifer Vanore, University of Chicago

“Paying for God’s Work: Philanthropy, Insurance, and the Problems of Budget in an Urban Hospital, Los Angeles in the 1960s”
Jennifer Vanore, University of Chicago

Saturday, May 1, 2010
Urban History Dissertation Group: Maureen Mahoney, University of Wisconsin - Madison

“The Methadone Era: The Politics of Drug Treatment in 1970s New York”
Maureen Mahoney, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Saturday, May 1, 2010
Urban History Dissertation Group: Maureen Mahoney, University of Wisconsin - Madison

“The Methadone Era: The Politics of Drug Treatment in 1970s New York”
Maureen Mahoney, University of Wisconsin - Madison