The Newberry Library American History Dissertation Seminar
announces its first meeting of the 2000-2001 year:
Wednesday, October 25, 2000; :30 - 5:00 P.M.; Newberry Library, Chicago
Timothy B. Neary
Loyola University Chicago
"Black-Belt Catholic Space: African-American Parishes in Interwar Chicago"
The Great Migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North during and after World War I dramatically altered Chicago's demographic makeup. African Americans moved into areas previously occupied by Euro-Americans, creating a "Black Belt" on the city's South Side. Neary's article examines how rural, Protestant migrants during the interwar period adopted and adapted urban Catholic spaces in former Irish-American neighborhoods.
If you plan to attend, please request a copy of the seminar paper by sending an e-mail to Adam Stewart, email@example.com
In addition, please indicate if you are interested in presenting a dissertation chapter, article, or dissertation proposal to future seminar meetings.
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