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

Savannah Cover

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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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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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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Future SESAH Conferences

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 […]

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