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Title: Philadelphia Chapter of SAH 50th Anniversary Celebration
City: Philadelphia
State: PA
Country: USA
Start Date: October 02, 2014
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Opportunity Type: Conferences
Title: Museums: Building Collections, Building Community
City: Seattle
State: Washington
Country: United States
Summary: 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.
Start Date: October 03, 2014
End Date/Deadline: October 05, 2014
Opportunity Type: Calls for Papers / Sessions
Title: Marion Dean Ross/Pacific Northwest Chapter Annual Conference
City: Seattle
State: Washington
Country: United States
Summary: In recent years Seattle has re-purposed several important historic buildings to showcase the region’s history, arts, and culture. Join us for an exciting conference that focuses on old and new museum spaces and collections set in the growing, vibrant city of Seattle. This year’s theme is Museums: Building Collections, Building Community. Please consider submitting an abstract or proposal for a paper or work-in-progress report for the 2014 annual meeting of the Marion Dean Ross/Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, to be held in Seattle, Washington, October 3-5, 2014. Submissions for the conference may include profiles of architects, builders, city planners, and landscape architects that helped build the city, preservation case studies, or important historical trends that made the Seattle area what it is today. These topics will be given first priority. Other proposals addressing any aspect of the built environment from any time period or place are also welcome. All abstracts adhering to the submission guidelines listed below will be given a fair assessment. Abstracts will be blind peer reviewed by the SAH MDR Review Committee with a select number chosen for oral presentation. Applicants may be offered a poster session if their abstract is not selected for oral presentation. Graduate students and advanced undergraduates in fields related to the built environment are particularly welcome to present at the conference. Membership in the Marion Dean Ross/Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians is not required for abstract submission, although everyone chosen for presentation will be asked to contribute chapter dues for the current year. Submission Guidelines: The abstract should be no more than 500 words, and should fit onto a single-sided page. On a separate single page, include the author’s name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address with a brief, 100-200 word paragraph biography or one-page curriculum vitae. Abstracts are due on or before May 31, 2014, and authors of papers chosen for presentation will be notified by June 11, 2014. Registration fees apply. Please indicate in your abstract whether you intend to deliver a twenty-minute paper or a ten-minute work-in-progress report. Ideally, the papers or work-in-progress reports delivered at the conference should be analytical or critical in nature, rather than descriptive and aim to make an original contribution. Completed manuscripts of accepted papers must be submitted in full to conference organizers by August 12, 2014. Authors shall retain copyright, but shall agree that the paper will be deposited for scholarly use in the chapter archive in the Department of Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Electronic submission of proposals is preferred. Please email submissions as a Microsoft Word attachment with the subject heading SAH MDR Conference 2014 on or before May 31, 2014, to Phillip Mead at If you are unable to send your submission electronically, please send it via regular mail to: Phillip G. Mead AIA College of Art and Architecture University of Idaho PO Box 442451 Moscow ID 83844
Start Date: October 03, 2014
End Date/Deadline: October 05, 2014
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Title: Shockingly Modern - 20th Century Modernist Architecture
City: Oak Park
State: Illinois
Summary: Our annual fall house tour will be held Saturday, October 4 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., featuring interior docent-led tours of five 20th Century Modernist homes, plus Pleasant Home!
Start Date: October 04, 2014
End Date/Deadline: October 04, 2014