Conferences & Symposia

2010 Baltimore Historians Roundtable


Friday, May 7, 2010

2010 Baltimore Historians Roundtable

Friday, May 7, 2010
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Maryland Historical Society
201 W. Monument Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

This daylong event will feature open discussions between Baltimore searchers of all stripes. Historians, political scientists, lawyers, journalists, archivists, preservationists, and urban planners will talk about their publications past, and their plans for future.

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PROGRAM

8:30–9:00 a.m.
Registration

9:00–9:15 a.m.
Greetings
Burt Kummerow
Interim Director of the Maryland Historical Society

9:15–11:00 a.m.
PANEL I - Publishing Hardcopy in a Digital Age

Professor Howell S. Baum
Urban Studies and Planning Program, University of Maryland College Park , author of Brown in Baltimore: School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism (Cornell University Press 2010)

Louis S. Diggs
Independent Scholar, author of eight books on African-American life and communities in Baltimore County, who has recently published Forgotten Road Warriors (Uptown Press, 2005)

Antero Pietila
Journalist, author of Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City (Ivan R. Dee, 2010)

Moderator: Dr. Robert J. Brugger
The Johns Hopkins University Press
11:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
PANEL II - History Across the Disciplines
Professor Emeritus David Bogen
University of Maryland School of Law, author of The Death of Equality in Separate but Equal: Hawkins v. Baltimore, Chesapeake & Atlantic Railway Co. (publication pending 2010)

Professor Emeritus Matthew Crenson
Johns Hopkins University Department of Political Science, author of a nine-part entry on Baltimore for a new encyclopedia –– Cities in American History (CQ Press, forthcoming)

Dr. Jeffrey Sawyer
H. Mebane Turner Professor of Early American and American Constitutional History, University of Baltimore, author of a work in progress analyzing the transformation of Maryland law to a print culture

Moderator: Dr. Kriste Lindenmeyer
Chair, Department of History, University of Maryland Baltimore County
1:00–2:00 p.m. Lunch
Speaker:
Gilbert Sandler
Journalist and author of Home Front Baltimore: An Album of Memories of World War II (Johns Hopkins University Press, forthcoming)

2:15–4:00 p.m.
PANEL III - Sites and Sources of City History
Kathleen Kotarba
Director, Baltimore City Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation (CHAP), Lessons Learned from Baltimore Landmarks

Ellen Von Karajan
Executive Director of The Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fell's Point, editor of "Baltimore City National Heritage Area’s Fell’s Point History Walk Tour" (2010)

Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse
Maryland State Archivist, The Perilous State of the Archival Future and Suggestions for Averting Catastrophe

Moderator:
Dean Krimmel
Creative Museum Services/Qm2
4:00 p.m.
Tours of Maryland Historical Society Library

Sponsored by the Baltimore City Historical Society, the Maryland Historical Society, and the University of Maryland School of Law.


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