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Announcing: Chicago Urban History Seminar Dates 2017-18

21 Jul 2017 8:43 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Chicago Urban History Seminar: 2017-2018

 Chicago History Museum

1601 N. Clark Street

Chicago, IL 60614

crovato@chicagohistory.org, or 312-799-2012

Reception @ 5:45 pm, dinner @ 6:15 pm, and program @ 7:00 pm

Reservations are $25: purchase by phone 312-642-4600 or

  Online: http://www.chicagohistory.org/events

Advance reservations for dinner are essential

September 7, 2017

Mike Amezcua

University of Notre Dame

Amigos for Daley: Richard J. Daley, Mexican American and the Making of the Conservative Colonia

October 12, 2017

Morris Vogel

Tenement Museum NYC

The Tenement Museum: Why, What, When, and How?

November 9, 2017

Andrew Diamond

Université Paris-Sorbonne

Making Neoliberal Chicago

January 18, 2018

Don Hayner

Chicago Sun-Times Emeritus

Jesse Binga: The Untold Story of Chicago’s First Black Banker

February 15, 2018

Cristina Groeger

Lake Forest College

Urban Schools, Ethnicity, and the Mobility Ladder

March 15, 2018

Ann Durkin Keating

North Central College

What if Early Chicago Was Not “Preeminently a Man’s City”?

April 19, 2018

Richard Anderson

Princeton University

Richard J. Daley as Urban Reformer

May 10, 2018

Timothy Mennel

University of Chicago Press

Publishing Urban History

Michael H. Ebner        

Lake Forest College

Ann Durkin Keating 

North Central College

Russell Lewis         

 Chicago History Museum

 D. Bradford Hunt  

 Newberry Library


We encourage expressions of interest – from historians early in their careers as well as more senior scholars – who might wish to make a presentation during 2018-2019.  We prefer that our speakers discuss their work-in-progress rather than a book or article already in print. Please contact: crovato@chicagohistory.org

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