Upcoming talks by Marquette Historians

Dr. Kahrl will be giving a talk titled “Racial Justice and Environmental Sustainability” at Sweet Water Organics on Wednesday April 18th from 5-7pm.

Andrew and two colleagues will also participate in this week’s Organization of American Historians Meeting in Milwaukee.  The entire program can be read at http://annualmeeting.oah.org/program/.

On Thursday, April 19, at 1:30, Alison Efford will present the results of her new research on a panel called “Ethnicity on the Urban Frontier: Comparative Perspectives on Milwaukee Germans.”  Alison’s paper is called, Suicide in the City: Self-Destruction and the German Immigrant: Community in Late-Nineteenth-Century Milwaukee.

On Friday, April 20, at 8:30, Andrew will moderate a roundtable discussion on “Assessing the Spatial Turn in US History” featuring historians from across the country.

And on Sunday, April 22, at 8:30, Tom Jablonsky will chair a panel on “Mapping Milwaukee’s History.”  The commentator for that panel will be John McCarthy, a Marquette History PhD now teaching at Robert Morris University.

John Krugler and Jim Marten served on the local arrangements committee for this year’s OAH meeting.


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