The Chicago Urban History Seminar is pleased to announce its 2020-21 Season. Until Covid19 abates the monthly seminar sessions convene remotely via Zoom. Programs open at 7:00 PM and conclude at 8:15 PM. Sessions are without charge but contributions in any amount to the Chicago History Museum would be most welcomed. A Zoom link will be provided by registering in advance for each session. Registration takes place on the Chicago History Museum’s website, via its Calendar page.
We are a moderated multi-disciplinary forum for discussion and dissemination of scholarship on urban history and urban studies. As a member of H-NET (Humanities and Social Sciences Online), H-Urban has no geographical or chronological boundaries. Thus, we welcome the involvement of scholars, professionals, and graduate students who are interested in urban places and processes across the globe and in all eras.
The NEH-Hagley Fellowship on Business, Culture, and Society supports residencies at the Hagley Library in Wilmington, Delaware for junior and senior scholars whose projects make use of Hagley’s substantial research collections.
The Journal of Urban History is pleased to announce the table of contents for the November 2020 issue.
Journal of Urban History
Volume 46, Number 6/November 2020
Making and Unmaking Neighborhood Boundaries in Postwar U.S. Cities
Guest Editor: Marta Gutman
Introduction: Making and Unmaking Neighborhood Boundaries in Postwar U.S. Cities
“Neighborliness is Nonspatial”: Howard Thurman and the Search for Integration and Common Ground
by Stanley Schwartz
The 26th Annual James A. Barnes Graduate History Conference will be held over Zoom across April 9-10, 2021. The event is one of the largest and most prestigious graduate student conferences in the region, showcasing work from participants around the United States and the world.
Call for Papers:
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