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 […]
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 […]
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)
1 – Anna Nau, our fearless tour guide for the San Antonio Missions (photo by David Sachs) Tour of the San Antonio Missions by Danielle S. Willkens, Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture, Auburn University, firstname.lastname@example.org On the morning of Saturday October 17, a group of SESAH members had the opportunity […]
1 – Liz Wardinski presenting her paper, “Democracity, the Forgotten World of Tomorrow” (photo: Erin Que) San Antonio 2015 by Lizabeth Wardinski, PhD student, North Carolina State University A hotel and conference center steeped in mid-century design was a dream venue for a group of architectural historians at the Southeast […]
2015 Best of the South Award by Paige Wagoner Claassen, Committee Chair, email@example.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, […]
Gerald McNeil and Laura Blokker are planning the next SESAH meeting which will take place in New Orleans from September 28 to October 1, 2016. Please mark your calendars and stay tuned for updates. The official conference page is here…
We had a great time at our annual conference in San Antonio, Texas in 2015. Check out our conference page for program sessions and business papers.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It is unusual that SESAH’s Award of Excellence for a Book honor a work on Native American architecture. In fact, it has never been done. This is likely because when such publications have appeared, they lean hard on the archeologically technical or the anthropologically social scientific. Carrie Dilley’s Thatched Roofs […]
2015 Best of the South Award Announced 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, and documentation. This year, the […]
Please find below (and on our Annual Meeting page) an updated schedule for the upcoming SEASAH meeting in San Antonio. Some of the sessions have been moved, so please make sure to check your session again. Below is also a guide to writing conference papers for SESAH. You will notice that there are […]
Here is the updated, but not quite final, conference schedule for the upcoming annual SESAH meeting in San Antonio which is less than a month away! Any updates will be posted at SESAH.org as well. SESAHSanAntonio2015Schedule
The latest SESAH Newsletter with updated information for the Annual Meeting in San Antonio is now live on our Newsletter page. Also, if you have not registered yet for the event, do so now by going to the 2015 Annual Meeting page to download the registration sheet.
Here’s the link to the latest SESAH Newsletter, Summer 2015. Get it while it’s fresh! With useful information about this year’s Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX (October 14-17).
SESAH’s annual Publication 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 book format. Criteria for consideration include the publication’s contribution to scholarship, […]
The registration form for our 2015 Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas is now online on the Conference page. There you can also download forms for our Emerging Professional Scholarship and the Graduate Student Travel Grant. Looking forward to seeing you in Texas!