Here is a letter to all SESAH members as we look back to Lynchburg and ahead to Kansas (click on the image below to view/print the two-page PDF).
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 […]
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 […]
Below please find a PDF of a special edition SESAH newsletter written by Stephen James.
The abstracts for the SESAH 2017 Annual Meeting can be downloaded by clicking the image below. The downloadable PDF is about 0.357mb.
CALL FOR PAPERS: Vernacular Architecture Forum 2018 Annual Meeting, A Shared Heritage: Urban and Rural Experience on the Banks of the Potomac, May 2-5, 2018, in Alexandria, Virginia. DEADLINE – OCTOBER 30, 2017 The Vernacular Architecture Forum (www.vafweb.org) invites paper proposals for its 37th Annual Conference, A Shared Heritage: Urban […]
Below is a downloadable PDF listing times, locations, and titles of the 2017 SESAH Annual Conference in Lynchburg, VA. Please keep checking back for updated programs in the next few weeks. Click on the link or on the image to load the PDF. 2017 SESAH Annual Conference Program
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 […]
Lynchburg Tours Update: for the Saturday tours, please note that Lynchburg city streets are narrow and transportation will be by van rather than by bus. All tours have a 10 person minimum/13 person maximum limit per van. A second van for the local tours is dependent upon the minimum number. […]
Archived issues starting with Volume 25 (2014) and going back two years to 2012 are now available here as viewable/downloadable PDF files.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Photograph of the Downriver New Orleans and St. Bernard Parish Tour Group by Jennifer Baughn NOLA Conference Was A Hit (just in case you missed it) by Jennifer Baughn Another SESAH year drew to a close at our well-attended annual meeting in New Orleans, hosted by the ever-gracious and competent […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]