$50K fellowship for study
by travel for one year

Deadline October 1, 2014

2013 Fellow Amber Wiley
Visits Mexico

Accepting abstracts for
the 68th Annual Conference 
in Chicago, April 15-19, 2015

Deadline August 1, 2014

To bring international
professionals to the
68th Annual Conference

Generously funded by
the Getty Foundation

Deadline 9/1/14

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SAH Deadlines & Dates

Awards & Fellowships   Deadline 
SAH Award for Film
and Video
SAH Publication Awards   8/1
2015 SAH International
Travel Grant
SAH Membership Grants    9/12 
H. Allen Brooks
Travelling Fellowship
Call for Papers
Graduate Student
Lightning Talks
Croatia Study Tour


By H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellow Amber N. Wiley

Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day.

Since I am addressing a forum of intellectuals with a keen interest in history and culture, many of you might already know this fact. I might have heard it a time or two in life, only to forget, and then be reminded again in Mexico City. I am not ashamed to admit that. Why is this tidbit of information important to the history of architecture and urbanism in Mexico City, you ask? It has everything to do with memory of place, transnational dialogues, regional differences, and most immediately, place names.


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