SAH News


November Newsletter 2012

by SAH News | Dec 03, 2012

 
   
2012 Volume LVI, No. 11 / Society of Architectural Historians Newsletter


 
2014 Call for Session Proposals
At its 2014 annual conference in Austin, Texas, the Society of Architectural Historians will offer six concurrent paper sessions, in six modules over two days, with a total of 36 paper sessions. If you have been interested in chairing a session at a SAH conference, this is an excellent time to submit a session proposal. Members of the Society, representatives of SAH Chapters, affiliated societies, partner organizations, graduate students, independent scholars and others who wish to chair a session in 2014 are asked to submit proposals via email by January 15, 2013, to Prof. Kenneth A. Breisch, General Chair of the SAH 67th Annual Conference, breisch@usc.edu, and cc a copy to Kathy Sturm, SAH Director of Programs, ksturm@sah.orgRead More 

2013 SAHARA Fellowships
SAH is pleased to offer another round of SAHARA Travel Fellowships in 2013 to document the global built environment for teaching and research. These seven fellowships will provide a reimbursement of up to $1,500 for travel anywhere in the world. Priority will be given to proposals focusing on areas not currently represented in SAHARA. Read More

Accepting Nominations for JSAH Editor
SAH is accepting self-nominations for the next Editor of JSAH to serve a three year term beginning January 2015. The JSAH Editor is responsible for the content and focus of the journal, which is a blind-peer reviewed international journal devoted to all aspects of the history of the built environment and spatial practice. Read More
   
SAH Blog 
This summer, SAH had two Metcalf Fellowship Interns from the University of Chicago, Hannah Loftus and Kevin Robinson, who worked on contributing Chicago photographs to SAHARA. Together, they uploaded more than 900 images documenting new Chicago parks and vernacular Chicago architecture. Read Hannah's post, Chicago's Modern Park: a Trend of Purpose and Kevin's post, Chicago's Pullman Neighborhood.
 
Website - Members in the News
SAH members - have you been mentioned in the press recently? You can now log into the SAH website and share your news stories on the website by clicking on Members in the News under the Membership menu. Or, send your news to Anne Bird, Director of Membership. If you are a current member and new to the website, click "forgot password" to create a password and set up your account
 
Study Tour to Cuba Sold Out
The second Study Tour to Cuba is now sold out. Thank you to everyone for the overwhelming support of this program. For more details, please visit the Study Tour webpage
 
Obituary - Robert W. Duemling (1929-2012)
Many SAH members will remember Robert Duemling from the years (2003-2009) he served on the board, during which time he was an active supporter of our organization’s endeavors in a number of ways. But relatively few of us may be aware of his long and illustrious career. Read More
 
SAH November Booklist
Click here for the booklist of recently published architecture books and related works. The booklist and exhibition catalog booklist are selected by Barbara Opar, Architecture Librarian, Syracuse University Library.