The Newberry Library 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
Fridays, 3:30-5:00 P.M., at The Newberry Library
- October 10, 2003
"Federal Intervention, Technological Innovation and the Communications Industry During the Wilson Administration, 1917-1921"
Jonathan Reed, Yale University
- November 14, 2003
"Modernity, Gender, and Technology during the Popular Unity Government in Chile"
Margaret Power, Illinois Institute of Technology
- December 5, 2003
"'Is Your Plant a Target?' Cole War Civil Defense and the Rise of the High- Tech Suburb"
Margaret Pugh O'Mara, Stanford University
- January 30, 2004
"Weapons, War, and the Early Modern Japanese State, 1440-1660"
William D. Johnston, Wesleyan University
- February 27, 2004
"Women of Steel: Gender, the Railroad, and Cultural Change, 1870-1900"
Amy G. Richter, Clark University
- March 19, 2004
"Mapping Power: Urban Space and 'Second Nature' in the American Southwest"
Andrew Needham, University of Michigan
- April 23, 2004
"Culture and the Transfer of Technology: A Case Study from Late Nineteenth-Century Mexico"
Ted Beatty, University of Notre Dame
This seminar provides a forum for "works-in-progress" that explore the relationship between technology, politics, and culture, broadly defined. Papers are pre-circulated. If you plan to attend you may receive a paper by sending an email message or by calling.
Scholl Center for Family and Community History
The Newberry Library
60 W. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60610
Seminar website: www.newberry.org