|May 2018 Volume LXII, No. 5 / Society of Architectural Historians Newsletter |
| || ||Recap of the SAH 71st Annual International Conference |
SAH would like to thank everyone who participated in the SAH 71st Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota, for their help in making this year's conference a resounding success. Six hundred and thirty-four people, representing 29 countries and 42 US states, attended the Saint Paul conference. Read a recap of conference events and see conference stats, photos and social media posts by following the link below.
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| ||SAH Announces 2018 Award Winners |
The Society of Architectural Historians has announced the 2018 recipients of the SAH Publication Awards and the SAH Award for Film and Video. SAH presented the 2018 awards at its 71st Annual International Conference awards ceremony on April 20, at the Landmark Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
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| || ||SAH Receives $120,000 Grant from The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation |
SAH has received a three-year, $120,000 grant from The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation for general operating support. The grant provides SAH with vital unrestricted income needed to fulfill its educational mission and support day-to-day operations.
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| || ||Charnley-Persky House Featured on New Frank Lloyd Wright Trail |
On May 7 the Illinois Office of Tourism kicked off National Travel and Tourism Week with the announcement of a new Frank Lloyd Wright Trail in Illinois. The Charnley-Persky House, which serves as the headquarters of the Society of Architectural Historians, is among the 13 Wright-designed buildings featured on the new trail.
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| || ||SAHARA Highlights: Healthcare |
This month we chose a selection from the hundreds of images of hospitals, clinics, asylums, and infirmaries in the SAHARA collection. Our contributors have documented buildings from every possible region, from the grand to the obscure. Try a search on “hospital” and see for yourself!
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| || ||SAH Archipedia: Indiana's 100 Classic Buildings Completed |
From the Underground Railroad to the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, 100 entries documenting the built environment of Indiana have been published on SAH Archipedia. Indiana’s Classic Buildings was compiled by state coordinator Benjamin L. Ross.
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| || ||SAH Archipedia: Tennessee's 100 Classic Buildings Completed |
From Music Row and the Lorraine Motel to the Hermitage Mansion and the Pink Palace, Tennessee Classic Buildings is now complete on SAH Archipedia. With contributions by state coordinator Gavin Townsend, along with Robbie D. Jones, Claudette Stager, and Gray Stothart, these 100 sites represent Tennessee's most significant buildings and cultural landscapes.
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| || ||I Owe It All to SAH: Final Report |
By ‘Deyemi Akande, 2016 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellow
They say be careful what you wish for, for you may just get it! Well, ‘get it’ I did, and it was an extraordinary journey and experience all the way. There is no better way to capture my fellowship year experience than this: deeply refining.
|25- & 50-Year Members |
The following individuals have maintained membership in the Society of Architectural Historians for 25 and 50 years. We recognize these members for their longtime dedication to SAH and for their continued support. Read More
|Current SAH Opportunities |
SAH/GAHTC Grants: In partnership with GAHTC, SAH is offering Research-to-Teaching Grants and Field Seminar Travel Grants. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.
SAH/Mellon Author Awards: These awards provide financial support for image rights and licensing to scholars publishing their first monograph on the history of the built environment. Deadline May 31.
SAH American Architecture and Landscape Field Trip Program: This program funds architecture and landscape field trips for underserved students in grades 3 through high school. Application deadline June 1.
SAH 2019 Call for Papers: SAH is accepting abstracts for its 72nd Annual International Conference in Providence, Rhode Island (April 24-28). Deadline June 5.
|SAH Chapter & Partner News |
Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA) is pleased to announce the SHERA-sponsored panel chaired by Hanna Chuchvaha, "The Passion for Collecting: Collectors and Their Collections in Imperial Russia, 1800-1917,” for the 50th Annual ASEEES Convention in Boston, MA, December 6-9, 2018. Panel will include papers “Zinaida Volkonskaia’s Allée de Souvenirs” (Laura Schlosberg), “Print Collections of Female Crafts in Late Imperial Russia” (Hanna Chuchvaha), and “Reform and Rehang in the Tretyakov Gallery, 1913-1917” (Isabel Stokholm).
|SAH Career Center |
Visit the Career Center to view the jobs below or to purchase and post a job announcement
CUNY City College of New York - Dean, The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture
University of Basel - Postdoctoral Fellowship in History and Theory of Architecture and Urbanism
|SAH in the News |
The Struggle for Fair Labor Practices in Architecture Will Start in the Classroom (Common Edge | May 15)
New Frank Lloyd Wright Trail Unveiled: 13 Sites from Rockford to Springfield (Chicago Tribune | May 7)
Society of Architectural Historians Announces 2018 Publication Award Recipients (ArchDaily | May 2)
Here Are the Winners of the Society of Architectural Historians 2018 Awards (The Architect's Newspaper | April 25)
Society of Architectural Historians Presents Winning Titles of Its 2018 Publication + Film and Video Awards (Bustler | April 23)
|Members in the News |
Obituary: Gilbert Herbert (1924-2017)
Robert M. Rubin on Balkrishna Doshi and Le Corbusier
Obituary: James D. Dilts (1937-2018)
Stuart E. Cohen, FAIA Receives ICAA Award
Obituary: Christiane Crasemann Collins (1926-2018)
Four SAH Members Awarded Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art
|SAH May Booklist |
Read the May Booklist of recently published architecture books and related works. Suggested current periodical readings are NEW for this month's booklist! Booklists and exhibition catalog lists are selected by Barbara Opar, architecture librarian, Syracuse University Library.
|New SAH Members |
SAH welcomes our newest members: Zahra Ali Baba, Jr., Niall Conway, Sue Hall Nguyen, Junhua He, Amy Miranda, Kristen Oliver, Kate Ruble, Max Schneider, Connor Turnbull and Ivo van der Graaff.