SAH Newsletter

April 2017 Newsletter

by SAH News | Apr 17, 2017

April 2017 Volume LXI, No. 4 / Society of Architectural Historians Newsletter
  Call for Papers: SAH 2018 Saint Paul Conference
The Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for its 71st Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, MN, April 18-22. Please submit an abstract no later than 5:00 p.m. CDT on June 15, 2017, to one of the 45 thematic sessions, the Graduate Student Lightning Talks or the open sessions.

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China    Register for China Field Seminar
December is the perfect time to go to China when the trip is south of the Yangtze River. Travel in the warmth and sun of South China from Shanghai to China’s greatest beauty spots and gardens (Suzhou, Hangzhou, Yangzhou, and Ningbo), the great capital Nanjing, the commercial seaport Guangzhou (Canton) and off-the-beaten-track Huizhou and Guiyang, with long-time SAH member and Chinese architectural historian Nancy Steinhardt.

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  Register for Preview of Frank Lloyd Wright at MoMA
Join curators and scholars at The Museum of Modern Art on June 2 for a one-of-a-kind, daylong preview of Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive, a major exhibition on one of the most prolific and renowned architects of the 20th century. The fellowship deadline is April 28, 2017.

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    SAH Partners with GAHTC to Offer Grants
SAH is partnering with the Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative to offer Research-to-Teaching Grants and Field Seminar Travel Grants. These new grants are part of the GAHTC's nearly $500,000 in funding to build new content for its free, digital platform of teaching materials.

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students    Call for Partnerships: SAH American Architecture & Landscape Field Trip Program
SAH seeks partners to organize tours of the built environment for our youth-oriented American Architecture and Landscape Field Trip program. Created to provide opportunities for underserved students from the third grade through high school, SAH offers grants to not-for-profits to organize tours for young people on the history of architecture, parks, gardens, and town/city planning.

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conference    SAH Annual Fund
Thank you for making the Society of Architectural Historians a part of your professional and cultural life. Your partnership and support allow us to carry out SAH’s educational mission, maintain the robust resources we offer members, and expand our collective understanding of the built environment. We hope you will make a contribution to the SAH Annual Fund today to support vital programs

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  JSAH March Issue Now Available
SAH is pleased to announce the release of the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Vol. 76, No. 1, March 2017 issue. SAH members can access full articles by first logging on to the SAH website and visiting the JSAH Online webpage.

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  SAHARA Highlights: Syria
It seems appropriate to acknowledge the tragic damage and destruction caused by the civil war to so many of Syria’s significant buildings, including all six of its UNESCO heritage sites. Thanks to the research, travel, and photography of our members and their contributions, there are valuable images in SAHARA of these monuments taken before these assaults.

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  Reclaimed: Sites of Conflict, Industry and Population Change in Japan
By Danielle S. Willkens, 2015 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellow
Spring is beginning to make an appearance in Japan. Although the evenings are still cool in central Honshu, the days are getting warmer and some of the sakura [cherry blossoms] are blooming, complementing the deep purple flowers of the plum trees that signify the end of winter.

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Second-Quarter Donors
The Board of Directors and SAH staff thanks its many donors for their gifts to support our mission and educational programs during the period from January 1–March 31, 2017. View the donor list.
Current SAH Opportunities
SAH Study Program Fellowship to Frank Lloyd Wright at MoMA: Open to current full-time graduate students and emerging professionals to participate in the SAH Study Day Special Preview of Frank Lloyd Wright at MoMA, June 2. Deadline April 28.

SAH/Mellon Author Awards: These awards provide financial relief to scholars who are publishing their first monograph on the history of the built environment and who are responsible for paying for image rights and permissions. Deadline June 1.

SAH Study Program Fellowship for China Field Seminar: Open to current full-time graduate students and emerging professionals to participate in the SAH Field Seminar to China, December 26-January 7. Deadline August 31.
SAH Chapter and Partner News
"Observations from Cuba: The Architecture of Havana, Matanzas, and Varadero" presented by John Guenther, architect and architectural historian, at the St. Louis Public Library on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6:30-8:00 pm, free. This lecture is part of the SAH St. Louis Chapter and the Steedman Architectural Library presentation of the SAH 2017 Lecture Series. Join us for an open house of the Steedman Architectural Library from 6:00-6:30 before the lecture.

Docomomo US welcomes guests to join them for their second travel tour series, Modern Mexico City, October 14-22, 2017. The tour will focus exclusively on Mexico City's modern architecture, art and design. Tour leaders Louise Noelle Gras and Kathryn O'Rourke will be joined by Juan Ignacio del Cueto. Register today.
SAH Career Center
Visit the Career Center to view the jobs below or to purchase and post a job announcement.

Princeton University - Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities Fellows
Elmhurst Art Museum - Executive Director
Members in the News
Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. Speaks at Camden Rockport Historical Society
Paul Goldberger: 2017 Architecture Awards - American Academy of Arts and Letter
Histories of Postwar Architecture: Inaugural Issue
Opinion: Carroll W. Westfall on Preservation and Urbanism
Interview with Robert M. Rubin: "Collectors are born, not made"
SAH April Booklist
Read the April Booklist of recently published architecture books and related works. Booklists and exhibition catalog lists are selected by Barbara Opar, architecture librarian, Syracuse University Library.
New SAH Members
SAH welcomes our newest members: Ian Anderson, Jennifer Anderson, Melanie Bishop, Katherine Breen, Roger Canon, Ab Card, Erik Carver, Doruk Çiftçi, Bruce Corley, Miranda Critchley, Caroline Edwards, Panagiotis Farantatos, Adrian Forty, Miel Groten, Sarah Hendriks, Kimberly Henry, Mollie Hutchings, Daniel Kaplan, Sara Kovachich, Penny Lewis, Aimee Lind, Mhairi McVicar ,Cequyna Moore ,Eelco Nagelsmit, Dijana Omeragic Apostolski, Tom Parnell, Sarah Pearce, Rebekah Perry, Christopher Purcell, Jr., Andy Rivera, Nancy Royal, Annie Rubel, Eva Schreiner, Alexa Sekyra, Elena Smirnova, Blair Smith, Nicole Stoecklmayr, Elliott Sturtevant, Rebecca Tropp, Michael Tymkiw, Aaron White, Nelson White, Dilan Yigit, and Sarah Yoon.


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