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Future SESAH Conferences

We look forward to our future annual reunions in Manhattan, Kansas (2018), hosted by Kansas State University; Greenville, South Carolina (2019), hosted by Clemson University; and Memphis, Tennessee (2020), hosted by the University of Memphis. All conferences will be in October with exact dates to be determined. Look for more […]

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2017 Best of the South Award

Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians Best of the South Award 2017 Piedmont Flour Mill, Lynchburg, Virginia Owner: NRM, Associates (Andrew Namrow) 2011 S. Gebe Road, Arlington, VA  22204 Architect: Todd Dykshorn, Richmond, VA General Contractor: QHCI (Larry Cuff) Project Manager: Mitch Namrow Nomination Contact: Mitch Namrow, 1405 […]

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2017 Publications Awards

Book Award Louis P. Nelson, Architecture and Empire in Jamaica, Yale University Press, 2016. Book info: 324 pages, ISBN-13: 978-0300211009, Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 1 x 11.2 inches. Committee members noted: “Louis Nelson’s book is most ambitious in concept, with clear methodology and thorough scholarship. It is well-illustrated and makes note of details […]

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Seeking A New Editor for Arris

The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) is seeking nominations for a new editor or editorial team for its award-winning academic journal, Arris. The new editor(s) will begin a three-year term in January 2018. Arris editors are appointed by SESAH board of directors with approval of the […]

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SESAH Annual Conference in Lynchburg, VA

Craddock-Terry Shoe Factory SESAH Lynchburg Click here for up-to-date information about the Lynchburg Annual Meeting. In 2017, the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians will gather in Lynchburg, Virginia, for our annual conference, October 11-14. The conference program of plenaries, papers, and tours is set against a backdrop […]

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Lynchburg 2017 Conference Accommodations

Anne Spencer House interior Conference Accommodations SESAH Lynchburg offers two lodging options, including the Holiday Inn, our conference headquarters.  Prices are quoted below; Lynchburg’s Lodging tax is currently 5.5%, plus $1 per room, per night. Holiday Inn Lynchburg, 601 Main Street Located within walking distance of the conference headquarters, the […]

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Lynchburg 2017 Travel Information

Centrally located in the state, Lynchburg is within a day’s drive of most major east coast cities. Lynchburg is accessible via several major interstates and highways: I-81, US 29, US 460, and US 501. By Air One airport serves the Lynchburg area. Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH), established in 1931, was originally […]

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Remembering C. Murray Smart

During our recent New Orleans conference I learned of the passing of C. Murray Smart, former dean of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas.   I missed seeing him at our SESAH meeting, knew he had not been well, and inquired of a colleague […]

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Messages from the President and Conference Organizers

Photograph of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 by Jennifer Baughn President’s Message Our New Orleans Conference was another one to remember! The plenaries, paper and poster sessions were engaging, and the Saturday tours were enjoyed by all. Look for details of the conference in our upcoming newsletter. Many contributed to […]

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Reflections on SESAH 2016 from Tulane Graduate Students

Photograph of Jessica Richardson with Ashley Wilson Reflections on SESAH 2016 from graduate students in the Tulane School of Architecture’s Master of Preservation Studies Program Megan E. Daniels As a recent transplant to New Orleans, the 2016 Annual Conference of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians was […]

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Winners of the 2016 SESAH Publication Awards Announced

Essay in an Edited Volume Louis P. Nelson, “The Falmouth House and Store:  The Social Landscapes of Caribbean Commerce in the Eighteenth Century,” in Building the British Atlantic World:  Spaces, Places, and Material Culture 1600 – 1850, edited by Daniel Maudlin and Bernard Herman, University of North Carolina Press, 2016. […]

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