Dates: 31 May – 14 Jul, 2013
Studies in Architecture, Art, Design, History, and Preservation
VSA NEWPORT SUMMER SCHOOL
Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 9, 2013; Tuition: $2,300
This ten-day course is a comprehensive survey of Newport and its remarkable collection of 17th-early 20th century architecture. Richard Guy Wilson, renowned author, lecturer, and the University of Virginia’s Commonwealth Professor and Chair of Architectural History, leads the course. Wilson and his distinguished guest lecturers discuss the histories of architecture, interiors, landscapes, city planning, preservation, and society in and around Newport. Participants visit public and private buildings, with behind-the-scenes access to some of Newport’s most celebrated summer cottages, from McKim Mead and White’s Isaac Bell House (1883) in the shingle style, to Richard Morris Hunt’s The Breakers (1893), the palatial showplace of Cornelius Vanderbilt II. The program is based at Salve Regina University, a leader in architectural restoration and adaptive re-use. VSA LONDON SUMMER SCHOOL
Saturday, June 29 – Sunday, July 14, 2013; Tuition: $4,500
This course provides a comprehensive survey of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, interior design and decorative arts, through lectures and in-depth visits to sites including William Morris’s Red House (1859) and the Palace of Westminster. The history of London and issues of preservation and restoration of historic buildings are also addressed. A highlight is the mid-course tour of Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester. The course is lead by Ian Cox, Director of the London Art Course at Christie’s Education, and eminent architectural historian, Gavin Stamp, and their team of adjunct lecturers, including architecture and decorative arts expert Alan Crawford.
HOW TO APPLY
Graduate students, academics, professionals, and enthusiasts interested in museum, arts, architecture, and design professionals are encouraged to apply. Generous scholarship assistance is available for qualified applicants. Details of this year’s programs, scholarship assistance, and application instructions and forms are available at www.victoriansociety.org
Dates: 01 – 28 Feb, 2013
A digital exhibition of 50 iconic Panda photographs drawn from the Canadian Architectural Archives will be on view on the second floor of the Taylor Family Digital Library, February 1-28, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., as part of the Exposure 2013 photography festival.
Covering the period from 1946 to 1992, the Panda collection includes the work of prominent twentieth-century Canadian architects and internationally acclaimed Canadian figures.
The inclusion of interior and exterior views, construction photographs, competition drawings and models, as well as diverse projects by a wide variety of architects, gives this exhibition considerable scope. The collection provides a significant portrait of twentieth-century Canada, and provides a visual record of five decades of Canadian architectural and cultural heritage.
The exhibition is curated by Linda Fraser and Geoffrey Simmins.
Dates: 27 Jan, 2013
Dates: 31 Jan, 2013
Seminar: Domestic Advice Literature and Histories of Home
The Histories of Home Specialist Subject Network and the Modern Interiors Research Centre (Kingston University) are holding a one-day seminar on ‘Domestic Advice Literature and Histories of Home’.
The full programme for the day is available here:
The event brings together scholars from different disciplines to consider the role of advice literature in the study of the home, its design and interiors, recognising the significance of the source in shaping our perceptions and representations of the domestic sphere.
Speakers include Professor Penny Sparke (Kingston University), Dr Grace Lees-Maffei (University of Hertfordshire), Dr Lesley Hoskins, Dr Rachel Ritchie (Brunel University), Dr Emma Ferry (Nottingham Trent University), Dr Nicholas Tromans (Kingston University), Dr Rebecca Preston (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Dr Patricia Lara-Betancourt (Kingston University).
Tickets will be priced at £20 (£10 for students). To reserve a place, please download a booking form from our website.
Dates: 16 Jan – 15 Feb, 2013
Call for Papers: Preservation Education Research, Vol. 6
Theme—Making the Argument: Pedagogical Approaches to Interpreting a Broader Past
Deadline for submission: February 15, 2013
Authors of accepted papers will be notified in April 2013
Dates: 16 Jan – 01 Mar, 2013
Papers should not exceed 2500-3000 words (20 minute delivery). Proposals for papers (250
words) and a short biography should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org no later
than March 1st 2013. You will be notified towards the end of April.
Dates: 16 Jan – 28 Feb, 2013
Call for Papers
Vienna to Kavala: Technology Transfer in the Early Twentieth Century
5‐7 July 2013
The workshop marks the centenary anniversary of Kavala’s accession to the Greek
state in July 1913. It is supported by the National Technical University of Athens, the
Municipality of Kavala, and ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA, Athens.
A 250-words abstract along with a short one page cv as a word or pdf
attachment are requested by February 28, 2013.
Please send these to Assoc.
Professor Maria Rentetzi email@example.com Proposals will be reviewed and
notification of the outcome will be made on March 30, 2013.
Conference registration fee: 50 euros
Dates: 14 Jan – 31 Mar, 2013
The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) seeks to fill the Sally Boasberg Founder's Fellowship position for Summer 2013.
Dates: 07 – 12 Jul, 2013
Domestic Impressions: The Visual and Material Culture of the American Family Home, 1750-1890
July 7-12, 2013
Dates: 10 – 14 Apr, 2013
Looking Forward to Buffalo
SAH is excited to visit Buffalo, NY in 2013! Buffalo is a community that is engaging its distinguished architectural and planning legacy as a catalyst for development and growth. The SAH conference will feature tours of Buffalo’s architecture and landscapes, 34 paper sessions and 1 graduate student lightning talk focusing on new research, receptions, and awards. The conference will also feature many opportunities to engage with people and organizations shaping Buffalo’s future: architects, urbanists, critics, not-for-profits, foundations, and civic leaders. Learn more about this year's conference
Dates: 21 Dec, 2012 – 03 Mar, 2013
Authors accepted for the reviewing process will receive confirmation and a schedule in mid-March and the journal will go to publication in November.
Dates: 20 Dec, 2012 – 01 Feb, 2013
Since 1978, more than 200 advanced graduate students from dozens of universities across North America and Europe have received dissertation fellowships from the McNeil Center. At least eight new fellows will be appointed for the 2013-2014 academic year, most with nine-month stipends of $21,000. Fellows receive office space in the Center's magnificent building on the University of Pennsylvania's campus and library, computer, and other privileges at the University. Limited travel funds for research are also available. While no teaching is required for most fellowships, all McNeil Center fellows are expected to be in residence in Philadelphia during the academic year and to participate regularly in the Center's program of seminars and other activities.
Dates: 31 Jan, 2013
The Histories of Home Specialist Subject Network and the Modern Interiors Research Centre (Kingston University) are pleased to announce a one-day seminar on ‘Domestic Advice Literature and Histories of Home’.
The seminar will take place on Thursday 31 January 2013 at the Geffrye, Museum of the Home, London.
Coral Gables |
Dates: 19 Dec, 2012
CNU Florida is accepting submissions for a lightning round of presentations to kick off the 2013 Statewide Meeting.
All presentations will be in a short, pre-timed format, not to exceed 6½ minutes. Applications must be submitted digitally to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Submissions received by December 28th will be notified no later than January 4th.
The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) promotes walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions. Topics should relate to the mission of CNU.
San Gemini |
Dates: 26 May – 03 Aug, 2013
San Gemini Preservation Studies is a summer field school that organizes lectures, research, fieldwork, workshops and fieldtrips in the disciplines of historic preservation, restoration and conservation. It is located in Central Italy in the city of San Gemini.
These programs focus on the study of architectural survey and restoration, traditional methods of painting, conservation of archaeological ceramics, and the restoration of books and works of art on paper. The field project involve the servery and restoration of medieval churches, archaeological excavation in ancient Roman city of Carsulae, and work on local archival material.
The program is a collaboration between scholars from various universities and local preservation groups, fostering a multidisciplinary approach to historic preservation. All academic activities are held in English.
New York |
Dates: 18 Dec, 2012
BWAF and its national advisory council are working to gather a comprehensive list of nominees for inclusion in Making a Place for Women in 20th-Century American Architecture, supported by a matching grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. We are requesting your help in submitting nominations for consideration by our jury, architectural historians Ford Peatross, Sarah Whiting and Gwendolyn Wright.
Criteria: Women who made significant contributions to American Architecture between the period of 1880-1980.
Coral Gables |
Dates: 18 Dec, 2012 – 04 Jan, 2013
Please submit nominations for the eighth annual John Nolen Medal for Contributions to Urbanism in Florida which will be presented to this year’s
recipient on Friday, January 25, 2013 at CNU Florida Statewide Meeting in Coral Gables, Florida.
The John Nolen Medal is given to a meritorious individual or organization that has made significant
contributions to the advancement of New Urbanist Principles in the State of Florida. Previous
recipients include: Duany Plater-Zyberk and Company, 2012; Donald Martin, 2011; Dover, Kohl
& Partners, 2010; Walter Kulash, 2008; University of Miami School of Architecture, 2007; Robert
and Daryl Davis, 2006; and the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council, 2005.
This prestigious award provides the opportunity to recognize an outstanding body of work that
upholds examples of performance and achievement to which all New Urbanists may aspire.
Send your written nominations for the John Nolen Medal (complete nomination form),
with a brief description of how your candidate meets the criteria and spirit of this honor to:
Mr. Dana P. Little, Chair, Awards Committee
Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
Tel. 772.221.4060 ~ Fax. 772.221.4067 ~ E-mail. email@example.com
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS FRIDAY, January 4th, 2013
Dates: 18 Dec, 2012 – 15 Jan, 2013
More information regarding the lectures and presentations is available on www.bauhaus-kolloquium.de.
To apply for a presentation, please submit your abstract of max. 300 words, with a brief c.v. to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 15, 2013.
Dates: 17 Dec, 2012 – 15 Jan, 2013
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) invites applications for its
2013-14 visiting academic fellowships. At least three AAS-National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships will be awarded for periods extending from four to twelve months. Long-term fellowships are intended for scholars beyond the doctorate; senior and mid-career scholars are particularly encouraged to apply. Over thirty short-term fellowships will be awarded for one to two months. Of these, twelve short-term fellowships specifically support projects that would focus primarily on visual materials.
Dates: 09 Feb, 2013
Transportation Camp South is coming to Atlanta on Saturday, February 9, 2013!
The sixth TransportationCamp to date and the first to be held in the Southern U.S., TranspoCamp South will bring together thinkers and doers in the fields of transportation and technology for a day of learning, debating, connecting, and creating.
Registration is now open! To register, please visit http://transpocampsouth.eventbrite.com
Tranportation Camp South will be held at the new Clough Commons, a state-of-the-art learning facility in the heart of the Georgia Tech campus in Midtown Atlanta.
The event will run from 9:30am to 5:00pm on Saturday, February 9, 2013. Lunch and a light breakfast will be provided. Stay tuned for a more detailed schedule.
Support for TransportationCamp South is being provided by the Georgia Tech Urban Transportation Information Lab, The Sierra Club – Georgia Chapter, Imagine Atlanta, and Citizens for Progressive Transit.
For more information, visit http://transpocampsouth.eventbrite.com/