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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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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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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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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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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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2015 SESAH Book Award

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 […]

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2015 Best of the South Award Announced

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 […]

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Best of the South Award 2014

2014 BEST OF THE SOUTH PRESERVING SOUTHERN ARCHITECTURE AWARD The Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture Award was first presented in 2006 (read more…). The 2014 Award goes to the Charnley-Norwood House, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. The restoration of the historic Charnley-Norwood House in the wake of Hurricane Katrina represents the […]

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NCSA Call for Papers

36th Annual Conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association March 26-28, 2015 – Boston, MA Material Cultures/Material Worlds We seek papers and panels that investigate elements of the material world belonging to the long nineteenth century. Topics may include collecting, possession(s), things and thing theories, realism, hoarding, bric-a-brac, souvenirs, historic […]

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