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2017 SESAH Best of the South Award CFN

2017 Best of the South Award The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) seeks nominations for the Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture Award. This annual award honors a project that preserves, rehabilitates, or restores a historic property – including a building, a structure, or a complex of […]

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2017 SESAH Publication Award CFN

SESAH invites nominations for the 2017 Publication Awards. The SESAH Awards honor outstanding scholarship about the architecture of the South or by authors who reside in the South (defined as SESAH member states). Three categories of publication are recognized: books, journal articles, and essays published in edited volumes. The Publications Awards also recognize the category of guidebooks that increase knowledge and […]

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SESAH New Orleans 2016 Walking Tour Itineraries Now Available

Photo Credit: J. Marshall Brown, Candidate, Master of Preservation Studies, Tulane School of Architecture. A pdf listing the various tours for Saturday, October 1 in New Orleans, is now available by clicking here or on the image of the pdf below.

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Tours Galore!

By conference organizers Gerald McNeil and Laura Blokker In addition to all of the fine papers, addresses, and receptions, the 2016 meeting will offer an array of tours on Saturday, October 1st.  With multiple morning, afternoon, and all-day tours, participants will have plenty of opportunities to get better acquainted with […]

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Call for Nominations Best of South Award 2016

Image: Tallahatchie County Courthouse, winner of the 2015 Best of the South Award (photo by Landon Clay). 2016 “Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture” Award The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) seeks nominations for the “Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture” Award. This annual […]

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Get Ready for New Orleans!

Image: J. Marshall Brown, Candidate, Master of Preservation Studies, Tulane School of Architecture By conference organizers Gerald McNeil and Laura Blokker We can’t wait to see everyone in New Orleans this Fall for a fantastic meeting!  Click here for the conference schedule at a glance.  The Thursday evening reception promises to be […]

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From the President

Image: Mission San Jose, San Antonio by Virginia Barrett Price Spring has arrived. Finally. Cherry blossoms along the banks of the Potomac River reassure me of this. SESAH too is abuzz with seasonal activity. Calls for papers for ARRIS and the annual meeting herald our renewal. They are the result […]

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UPDATED Hotel Information for New Orleans SESAH 2016

Photo Credit: J. Marshall Brown, Candidate, Master of Preservation Studies, Tulane School of Architecture. UPDATED JUNE 17 SESAH New Orleans – 2016 Hotel Information Accommodations in the French Quarter: 1) Wyndham New Orleans French Quarter, 10 rooms @ $149 plus tax (four night minimum) plus tax     124 Royal Street, Need to reserve […]

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Abstracts for Annual Meetings Now Available

PDF files with abstracts of SESAH papers presented at conferences in Charlotte, Fayetteville, and San Antonio are now available on the archived pages for those annual meetings. Here are the respective links: Chattanooga (2010) Charlotte (2013) Fayetteville (2014) San Antonio (2015)

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Newsletter Article Best of South Award

2015 Best of the South Award by Paige Wagoner Claassen, Committee Chair, paigewagoner@gmail.com Established in 2006, SESAH’s annual Best of the South (BOTS): Preserving Southern Architecture Award honors a project that preserves or restores an historic building or complex of buildings in an outstanding manner and demonstrates excellence in research, technique, […]

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Call for Nominations 2016 Best of the South Award

The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians seeks nominations for the Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture Award. This annual award honors a project that preserves or restores an historic building, or complex of buildings, in an outstanding manner and that demonstrates excellence in research, technique, and documentation. Projects […]

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SESAH Article Prize Announced at 2015 Annual Meeting

It is a commonplace of two generations of scholarship about urban history that the center city has declined in the face of unending suburbanization.  Andrew Sandoval-Strausz resoundingly contradicts this by arguing that recent changes in urban status call for a new urban history accounting for transnational population shifts and many […]

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2015 SESAH Essay Prize Announced

So many qualities combine to celebrate the work of Richard Longstreth.  Beautifully composed pictures taken in 1965 share pages with others taken just a year or so ago.  Secondary references encyclopedically chart the rise of movements in diverse fields, and are well balanced by primary research into archives and the […]

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