SAH Chapter & Partner News for October 2019

by SAH News | Oct 07, 2019
Each month, the Society of Architectural Historians shares news submitted by SAH chapters and partner organizations on their new and exciting programs, opportunities, awards, and events.

Landscape History Chapter

Have you read or authored a peer-review journal article published during the past three years that you think has made an important contribution to landscape architectural history? Please consider submitting it for the biannual Landscape History Chapter Essay Prize. More details, including criteria, eligibility, and how to submit, can be found on the LHC website: Deadline for submission is October 18, 2019.

New England Chapter

The New England Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians invites applications for the chapter's John Coolidge Research Fellowship and the Robert Rettig Student Annual Meeting Fellowship. Application materials are due December 20, 2019.

The John Coolidge Research Fellowship assists graduate students at a New England college or university working on topics in architectural history, the built environment, or a related field through an award of $500 to $1,000 to support their research. Application instructions can be found here.

The Robert Rettig Student Annual Meeting Fellowship helps graduate students or emerging professionals attend the 73rd annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians in Seattle (April 29 - May 3, 2020). Eligibility is limited to graduate students in architectural history or a related field at a New England college or university, or recent graduates who are now living in New England. Applicants who are not currently enrolled students must have completed a relevant graduate degree within the last five years. The Rettig Fellowship includes support of $400, plus a registration fee waiver. Application instructions can be found here.

Southeast Chapter

SESAH is hosting it's 2019 Conference in Greenville, South Carolina, October 9-12. Go to for more information. 

Founded in 1940, the Society of Architectural Historians is an international nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study, interpretation and conservation of architecture, design, landscapes and urbanism worldwide. SAH serves a network of local, national and international institutions and individuals who, by profession or interest, focus on the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life. SAH promotes meaningful public engagement with the history of the built environment through advocacy efforts, print and online publications, and local, national and international programs.

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