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2014 SAH AWARDS GALA

Honoring Chicago's early
preservation initiators and
continuing supporters

Benefiting the restoration of
the Charnley-Persky House

Tickets $175
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2016 CALL FOR SESSIONS

Propose a session for the
69th Annual Conference

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

Deadline: January 16, 2015
ELIZABETH DILLER:
BEYOND THE BLUEPRINTS


Join architect Elizabeth Diller
and Dianne Harris as they
discuss architecture's
role in contemporary life

Part of the 25th Chicago
Humanities Festival
November 9

Blog

By Amanda Reeser Lawrence and Lucy M. Maulsby

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With the ever-rising tide of online education now seeping into the sacred precincts of the American university campus—if not having broken the levees altogether—many academics find themselves struggling to adjust to the newly fluid landscape of higher education. Indeed the parallel to the effects of global warming is intentional and instructive. Academics, with responses ranging from Chicken Little sky-is-falling hysteria to willful disbelief, now confront the certainty of change along with uncertainty about the degree to which online tools will affect the structure and aims of college and university systems. Coverage in the academic press as well as the mainstream media reinforce the notion that education has become a battle ground and that the continuing investment in online courses has prompted a crisis, even as it has created opportunities.

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SAH Deadlines & Dates

Awards & Fellowships   Deadline 
Sally Kress Tompkins/HABS
Fellowship 

  12/31
Peterson Fellowship 
  1/2 

 
Call for Sessions   Deadline 
2016 Pasadena/Los Angeles    1/16 
     
Events   Date
SAH Awards Gala
  11/8
Elizabeth Diller Talk
  11/9 
Alison Fisher Lecture    11/11 

Opportunities

  • Preservation Resource Center 39th Annual Holiday Home Tour

    New Orleans | Dates: 13 – 14 Dec, 2014
    Tour private historic homes in the Garden District, in all their holiday glory. Visit the tour headquarters for regional cuisine and holiday shopping among dozens of local artists, craftsmen and retailers. Enjoy the fascinating history and incredible architecture of a cherished neighborhood, with the tunes of talented New Orleans musicians at each destination on the tour.
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  • Building Creative Communities Conference

    Santa Fe | Dates: 12 – 14 Nov, 2014
    The Building Creative Communities Conference is founded on a collaborative approach to the economic challenges our urban and rural communities face, bringing together practitioners representing the diverse fields of community building, arts, culture and redevelopment. Local and state efforts in commercial district revitalization, arts, cultural and heritage tourism and preservation are fostered though this engagement.
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  • Market Street Prototyping Festival

    San Francisco | Dates: 09 – 11 Apr, 2014
    This April, for the first time ever, Market Street will transform into a public platform, showcasing exciting ideas for improving the famed thoroughfare and how we use it. Winning entries, as diverse and exciting as the people of San Francisco themselves, will be brought to life for three days along Market Street, where millions of pedestrians from all walks of life will have the chance to experience, explore, and interact with the prototypes.
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