2012-2013 Newberry Urban History Dissertation Group

2012-2013 Workshops

Saturday, September 8, 2012
Urban History Dissertation Group
Elite Efforts for Interracialism: Housing and Chicago’s Catholic Interracial Council in the Postwar World”Karen Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago “’We Can Act Together’: The Federal Housing Administration and the Origins of the Urban Reinvestment Movement”Rebecca Marchiel, Northwestern University
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Urban History Dissertation Group
“The Incorporation of Greater Berlin, 1900-1933: The Theory and Practice of Urban Planning within a Society in Crisis—Dissertation Introduction” Parker Everett, University of Chicago
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Urban History Dissertation Group
Garfield Park: Swimming, Space, and the Symbolism of Citizenship in Cleveland’s Black Freedom Movement” Stephanie Seawell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Urban History Dissertation Group
‘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
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Urban History Dissertation Group
Crafting the New Deal Economy” Tom Dorrance, University of Illinois at Chicago
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Urban History Dissertation Group
Navigating Postindustrial Ethnicity” Chloe Taft, Yale University
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Urban History Dissertation Group
Illegal Laborers: Undocumented Europeans and Detroit’s Unions, 1924-1942” Ashley Johnson, Northwestern University
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Urban History Dissertation Group
Urban Challenges and the Appeal of Cultural Institutions in Minneapolis and St. Paul”Susannah Engstrom, University of Chicago