SAH 2020 Annual International Conference

Seattle, Washington | April 29–May 3

The Society of Architectural Historians will host its 73rd Annual International Conference in Seattle, Washington, April 29–May 3, 2020. SAH members from around the world will convene to present new research on the history of the built environment and explore the architecture Seattle and nearby areas. The conference will include 36 paper sessions, roundtables and workshops, architecture and landscape tours, networking receptions, and more.


Victoria Young, SAH 1st Vice President, University of St. Thomas


Thaisa Way, University of Washington
Ann C. Huppert, University of Washington


Renaissance Seattle Hotel
515 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104


Christopher Kirbabas, SAH Director of Programs, 312-573-1365


For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Carolyn Garrett at 312-573-1365.


April 3, 2019, 3 pm CDT
Call for Papers opens

June 5, 2019, 11:59 pm CDT
Deadline to submit a paper abstract

June 6, 2019
Session chairs start reviewing paper submissions

July 12, 2019
Session chairs start to notify all persons submitting abstracts of the acceptance or rejection of their proposals to be completed by July 31.
August 15, 2019
Registration opens for session chairs and speakers. Applications for Annual Conference Fellowships open.

September 9, 2019
Deadline to submit a room request application for roundtables, meetings, and presentations.

September 30, 2019, 11:59 pm CDT
Registration deadline for session chairs and speakers

January 7, 2020, 3 pm CST
Early registration opens

March 3, 2020, 11:59 pm CST
Early registration ends

March 4, 2020
Registration rates increase. Tour and event registration opens to the public.

April 15, 2020
Online registration closes


SAH thanks The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
for its operating support.
Society of Architectural Historians
1365 N. Astor Street
Chicago, Illinois 60610
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