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.

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SEMINAR (Chicago): Mary Barr on Fair Housing on Chicago’s North Shore (September 13)

Chicago Urban History Seminar
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Reception at 5:45 p.m.; Dinner at 6:15 p.m.; Speaker at 7:00 p.m.

Mary Barr, “Protest in Suburbia! The 1965 North Shore Summer Project for Fair Housing”

The Chicago Urban History Seminar kicks off its 2018-19 season by welcoming Dr. Mary Barr, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Kentucky State University, as she describes her latest research on efforts to bring fair housing to Chicago’s North Shore suburbs.