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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here is an updated schedule (final version, as of October 2) of the SESAH Annual Meeting 2018 in Manhattan, Kansas.
Here is a link to a preliminary schedule [updated 23 August 2018] for the SESAH 2018 Annual Conference in Manhattan, KS (click on the image below).
Questions and Answers for/from the 2018 SESAH Scholarship Recipient Danielle Willkens (Excerpted; for the full report, click this link) I’m sure you’ve been to SAH many times, how was this year different? As the recipient of SESAH’s SAH Annual International Conference Fellowship, I had the fortune of attending the 71st […]
2018 SESAH Annual Conference, Manhattan, Kansas, October 3-6, 2018 Hotel Information SESAH has reserved room blocks at the following hotels: Holiday Inn Manhattan At The Campus, 1641 Anderson Avenue – across the street from KSU Breakfast available at extra cost at the hotel restaurant Free shuttle service to and from the Manhattan […]
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 […]
Below is the Call for Papers for the 2018 SESAH Annual Conference in Manhattan, KS. For more information please check the main conference page which will be updated more often than this page.
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 […]
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 […]
BISHIR PRIZE, VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE FORUM The Bishir Prize is awarded annually to the scholarly article from a juried North American publication that has made the most significant contribution to the study of vernacular architecture and cultural landscapes. Work published as a chapter in a book is eligible along with journal […]
Save the date! The 2018 SESAH Conference will take place in Manhattan, Kansas from Wednesday, October 3 to Saturday, October 6, 2018. More details will be forthcoming soon. Stay tuned… For more information please check the main conference page.
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 […]