“Chicago: an Irish-American Metropolis? Politics, Ethnicity, and Culture from 1830s to the present Time” An International and Multidisciplinary Conference

Country: France

City: Paris

Abstr. due: 02.10.2020

Dates: 21.06.21 — 23.06.21

Organizing comittee e-mail: thierry.dubost@unicaen.fr

Organizers: University of Caen Normandie, University of Chicago, University of Paris


Topics include but are not limited to:

Irish migratory waves to Chicago (from early nineteenth century to the present)

Irish neighborhoods and Chicago urbanism

Irish workers in the “City of Big Shoulders”

Religion and the Irish in Chicago

The Chicago Irish and city government

Irish communities and ethnic relations in Chicago

Gender and Irish identities

Irish Chicago: the Democratic Party and the White House

Chicago Irish communities and other Irish communities in the United States

Irish Chicago and the American labor movement

Chicago and Irish nationalism

Irish art in Chicago

Representing Irish Chicago in literature

Irish dance and music in Chicago

The Chicago Irish and American popular culture

Conference Web-Site: https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2020/07/21/chicago-an-irish-american-metropolis