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2019 Publications Awards Call for Nominations

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2019 Publication Awards SESAH invites nominations for the 2019 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 […]

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2019 Best of the South Call for Nominations

2019 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(s). These annual awards honor projects that document, preserve, rehabilitate, restore, or educate the public about a historic property – […]

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SESAH 2019 Call for Papers and Sessions UPDATED

The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for the 2019 Annual Conference, to be held in downtown Greenville, SC, October 10–12, and co-hosted by Clemson University School of Architecture. Please submit abstracts to conference co-chairs Dr. Peter Laurence (plauren@clemson.edu) and Dr. Andreea Mihalache (amihala@clemson.edu) […]

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2018 SESAH Best of the South Preservation Award

Miller Theater Rehabilitation

At the 2018 SESAH Awards Ceremony held in Manhattan, Kansas, in October, we announced that the recipient of the 2018 Best of the South Preservation Award was the Augusta Symphony for the Miller Theater Rehabilitation project in Augusta, Georgia. Completed in 1940, the Miller Theater is a beautiful Art Moderne-style […]

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2018 Publication Awards

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At the 2018 SESAH Awards Ceremony in Manhattan, Kansas, we announced the recipients of our 2018 Publications Awards, including John North Hopkins at Rice University for The Genesis of Roman Architecture (Yale, 2016); Nathaniel Walker at the College of Charleston for “American Crossroads: General Motors’ Mid-Century Campaign to Promote Modernist Urban Design […]

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New Deadline: Seeking Nominations for Arris Editor

Cover of Arris

The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) is seeking nominations for a co-editor or editorial team for volume 30 of its award- winning academic journal, Arris, to be published in 2019. The co-editor and book reviews editor will work with current co-editor Alfred Willis for a one-year appointment, […]

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VAF Awards

The VAF Ambassadors Awards provide funding for student groups (undergraduate or graduate) from North American institutions, with a faculty sponsor, to attend VAF’s annual conference. We hope through this program to enhance the VAF’s recruitment of students, to diversify the membership and interest in the work of the VAF, to provide […]

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Report and Commentary on 2018 SAH Conference

by Lydia M. Soo, University of Michigan, at-large member, SESAH Board This year’s SAH in St. Paul, Minnesota, offered a wide-ranging, and almost overwhelming program.  The opening evening reception was followed by two paper session days organized into seven tracks, all but one consisting of seven simultaneous sessions, and most sessions […]

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Graduate Research Fellowship Opportunity

The Graduate Student Research Fellowship is intended to assist a graduate student enrolled in a Masters or PhD program in architectural history or historic preservation or a similar program at a college or university located in the SESAH region. The Fellowship includes an award of $1000 to offset research-related expenses […]

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2018 Best of the South Award Call for Nominations

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 2018 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(s). These annual awards honor projects that document, preserve, rehabilitate, restore, or educate the public about a […]

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2018 SESAH Graduate Student Research Fellowship

The following is an Interview with Mary Fesak (photo above), SESAH’s first recipient of its Graduate Student Research Fellowship. The Fellowship is intended to assist graduate students in architectural history or historic preservation in their thesis or dissertation work. It awards $1000 to offset research-related expenses and travel. Who are […]

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SAH 2018 Saint Paul Conference

Society of Architectural Historians to Meet in Saint Paul The Society of Architectural Historians will host its 71st Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota, April 18–22, 2018. Architectural and art historians, architects, museum professionals, and preservationists from around the world will convene at the Saint Paul RiverCentre to present […]

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