CHARNLEY-PERSKY HOUSE
RESTORATION EFFORT

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2014 SAH AWARDS GALA

Honoring early initiators
of preservation in Chicago

Benefiting the restoration of
the Charnley-Persky House

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H. ALLEN BROOKS
TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIP


$50K fellowship for study 
by travel for one year
Deadline October 1, 2014

2013 Brooks Fellow 
Amber Wiley visits the Yucatán 

Blog


By Amber N. Wiley



Mayan heritage in the Yucatán Peninsula is a living heritage. Mayan languages are living languages. It is because of this that I have titled this month’s blog post, “In the Yucatán, Land of Kukulkan.” Kukulkan is the Mayan feathered-serpent god, an equivalent to the Aztecs’ Quetzalcoatl. It is Kukulkan who is said to descend the stairs at Chichén Itzá on the spring and autumn equinoxes. In many ways, ancient and living Mayan cultures are omnipresent in the everyday aspects of life on the peninsula. 




Opportunities


  • Museums: Building Collections, Building Community

    Seattle | Dates: 03 – 05 Oct, 2014
    The 2014 Annual Meeting and Conference of the Marion Dean Ross, Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians will take place in Seattle, October 3-5.
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  • CFP. The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities‘, Florence, 17 – 18 October 2014

    Florence | Dates: 17 – 18 Oct, 2014
    The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ Florence, Italy Villa Victoria – Palazzo dei Congressi 17 – 18 October 2014 CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline for Paper Proposals: 12 September 2014 Conference panels include the following topics: ~ Welcome to the Land of Disputes: Theoretic Contributions to Understanding Identity ~ Modernity and Identity ~ Identities as Endogenous Factors in the Study of Organizations ~ Critical Approaches to Understanding Identity ~ Universal and Local in Identity Making ~ Processes of Identity Building ~ Practices of Identification ~ Identity and Inclusion ~ Identity and Exclusion ~ The Politicization of the European Identity ~ European Union and the Claims of an Emerging Supranational Identity ~ America as a Soft Power: Attraction Through Identitarian Constructs ~ Normative Powers and the Export of Identities ~ Identity and the Power of Naming the Other ~ In-Group – Out-Group Dynamics in Identity Formation ~ Identities as Endogenous Factors in Explaining Political Behaviours ~ Religion and Identities ~ Imagined Communities: Preserving Identity as A Foreigner ~ Art as an Identity Making Process ~ Folklore and the National Identity Narratives ~ History Reading and Identity Making ~ Ideal and Real Multiculturalism: How Inclusive Our Societies Are? ~ Regions and Identities ~ East/West – North/South: Imaginary Geographies of Identities ~ Core/Periphery Claims in Shaping Identities ~ Nested Identities ~ Identitarian Threats ~ Symbols of Identities: Flags, Coins, Stamps and Anthems ~ Cosmopolitanism and Supra-National Identities ~ Film and the Visual Narration of identities ~ Music and the Identitarian Signifiers ~ Literature and Identities ~ Groups, Gangs, Movements and Identities ~ Protest and Identities ~ Ethnicity and Identity ~ Regional Integration Projects and Identity Appropriations ~ Globalization and Identities ~ Uses and Miss-uses of Identities for Political Purposes ~ Organizations and Identities ~ Markets, Products and Identities ~ Consumerism and its Impact on Identity Building ~ Corporate Identity ~ Brand Identity ~ Identity and Conflict ~ Crises of Identity ~ Arts and Identity ~ Architecture and Identities For more details please see: http://euroacademia.eu/conference/second-identities-and-identifications/
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  • Conference, "Identity, Sovereignty, and Global Politics in the Building of Baghdad: From Revolution to the Gulf War and Beyond"

    Cambridge | Dates: 18 – 20 Sep, 2014
    The full day event (September 19) will be preceded by a Keynote Panel held the prior evening, focused on the relationship between war and urbanism, a theme that will re-emerge comparatively and historically in subsequent day’s panels which focus on a range of theoretical, historical, and practical dilemmas facing Baghdad and other cities in the region. The conference ends with a half-day discussion of the urban planning, design, and governance challenges facing the city now and in the near future.
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