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2016 CALL FOR PAPERS

SAH is accepting abstracts for
the 69th Annual Conference

Pasadena/Los Angeles, CA
April 6-10, 2016

Deadline June 9, 2015

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Blog

An American in Saigon

By Amber N. Wiley | May 6, 2015

Reunification-Day-poster

April 30, 2015 marked the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. This event was highlighted in posters all throughout Vietnam, from Ho Chi Minh City in the south, to Hue in central Vietnam, and Hanoi in the north. The posters displayed images of proud men, women, and children—farmers, graduates, businessmen, and servicemen. I was in the capital city of Hanoi on April 30, and expected to witness festivities that celebrated Reunification Day, as the event is officially known in Vietnam.

Opportunities

  • The Architecture of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 1867 through the 1940’s

    Baltimore | Dates: 25 May – 20 Jul, 2015
    This CFP solicits new scholarship concerning the planning, architecture, and environmental design of HBCUs founded and developed from 1867 through the 1940’s. Papers on a broad range of topics are welcome. Topics may include studies of individual buildings, of entire campus plans, or of the designers, builders, and patrons who created them. Especially welcome will be presentations concerning HBCUs that have been poorly documented in the literature until now.
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  • Contemporary Homes Benefit Architecture Tour

    St. Louis | Dates: 31 May, 2015
    This year's tour features three architecturally significant homes in the St. Louis area, all built within the last 10 years. Designed by Philip Durham, Adrian Luchini and Louis R. Saur, these homes represent some of the best examples of contemporary architecture in St. Louis. The event is chaired by Sheldon Art Galleries board member Ted Wight.
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  • Authors on Architecture: Arenson on Sheets

    Santa Monica | Dates: 14 Jun, 2015
    Join SAH/SCC for a look at the work of artist and designer Millard Sheets (1907-1989). Adam Arenson, Huntington Library 2014-2015 scholar-in-residence, will preview his forthcoming book, Privately Sponsored Public Art: The Millard Sheets Studio, Home Savings and Loan, and the Corporate Creation of a New American Urban History (projected title).
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