Milton Plesur Conference 2017

Changing Urban Landscapes: Shifts in Communities, Spaces and Identity

Friday, March 31, 2017

3:00-5:00 Keynote Address, Dr. Mauricio Tenorio, University of Chicago: “History and the Megalopolis”

Dr. Tenorio specializes in the cultural and social history of Mexican urbanism. His book Latin America: The Allure and Power of an Idea will be published next month.

6:00-8:30 Dinner at Brick House Tavern + Tap

 Saturday, April 1, 2017

To register, please e-mail by March 10.

8:30-9:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast, O’Brian Hall

9:30-11:15 Panel I

11:30-1:15 Panel II

1:15-2:45 Lunch, catered by the Westside Bazaar

3:00-4:45 Panel III

5:00-7:00 Roundtable Discussion with Faculty & Community

7:00-8:30 Reception, O’Brian Hall

The 2017 Milton Plesur Graduate History Conference is sponsored by : The UB Graduate Student Association, The UB History Department, The UB History Department Speakers Committee, and the GSA’s of the Classics and Comparative Literature Departments