Back to Bughouse Square

Dill Pickle Lending LibraryAfter years of neglect, I do believe this blog is going to see a bit more action in the coming year.  I’ll be relocating to my old stomping grounds around Washington Square Park in Chicago, and I couldn’t be happier.  For the 2013-14 academic year I will be the Lloyd Lewis Fellow in American History at the Newberry Library, working on my book “Working Knowledge: Learning Power in the Open Shop Era.”

So look for increased activity here, especially as I transit the continent with the family (and the cat), and reacquaint myself with old friends and favorite places.

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About Tobias Higbie

Transplant from the Midwest to the West Coast, recently returned--temporarily to Chicago.
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2 Responses to Back to Bughouse Square

  1. Jaime Danehey says:

    Yay! I’m sure you will have lots of fun back in Chicago, ensconced on Walton. We look forward to hearing about your research here. Will and I were back in Chicago in April, happily at the same time as the Caxton Club’s symposium, which was on zines and samizdat. Another thing we remembered while in Chicago: remember to check out the exhibits at the Cultural Center. They are free, and often amazing.

  2. Tobias Higbie says:

    Thanks for the suggestion of the Cultural Center. Also the Caxton Club event sounds good. I just ran across a copy of the zine “Temp Slave” that we used in Outspoken.

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