The Newberry Seminar on Technology, Politics, And Culture
co-sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago, Roosevelt University, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and Northwestern University
Seminars are held on Fridays from 3:30-5:00 PM
at the Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, IL.
Papers are pre-circulated. For a copy e-mail (below).
October 10, 2003- Jonathan Reed Winkler, Yale University
"Federal Intervention, Technological Innovation, and the Communications Industry During the Wilson Administration, 1917-1921"
November 14, 2003- Margaret Power, Illinois Institute of Technology
"Modernity, Gender, and Technology during the Popular Unity Government in Chile"
December 5, 2003- Margaret Pugh O'Mara, Stanford University
"'Is Your Plant a Target?' Cold War Civil Defense and the Rise of the High-Tech Suburb"
January 30, 2004 - William D. Johnston, Wesleyan University
"Weapons, War, and the Early Modern Japanese State, 1440-1660"
February 27, 2004 - Amy G. Richter, Clark University
"Women of Steel: Gender, the Railroad, and Cultural Change, 1870-1900"
March 19, 2004 - Andrew Needham, University of Michigan
"Mapping Power: Urban Space and 'Second Nature' in the American Southwest"
April 23, 2004 - Ted Beatty, University of Notre Dame
"Culture and the Transfer of Technology: A Case Study from Late Nineteenth-Century Mexico"
The seminar will meet on scheduled Fridays from 3:30 to 5:00 pm, to be followed by dinner in a local restaurant. Sessions will feature either an original paper or a particularly suggestive text. If you plan to attend: Please e-mail or call to request a copy of the paper (specify hard copy or e-mail attachment; we prefer the latter). The seminar format assumes that all participants have read the essay, and that everyone who requests a paper will attend the seminar. Seminars are held at the Newberry Library, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, Illinois.
Scholl Center for Family and Community History
The Newberry Library
60 W. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60610
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