SAH Newsletter

August 2018 Newsletter

by SAH News | Aug 08, 2018

August 2018 | Volume LXII, No. 8

  SAH Membership Grants for Emerging Professionals
The Society of Architectural Historians is accepting applications for SAH Membership Grants for Emerging Professionals. The award consists of a one-year digital SAH Individual Membership. Adjuncts and unemployed emerging scholars are eligible and are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is September 30.

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  H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship
SAH is accepting applications for the prestigious H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship, which will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar to study by travel for one year while observing, reading, writing, or sketching. The application deadline is September 30.

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    Study Program Fellowships
SAH is accepting applications for Study Program Fellowships that allow a graduate student or emerging professional to participate in the Cuba Field Seminar (December 1-14) and the NMAAHC Study Day (September 29). The fellowship covers the single-occupancy price of the tour and includes a $200 travel stipend. The application deadlines are August 17 (Cuba) and August 24 (NMAAHC).

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    Edilia and François-Auguste de Montêquin Fellowship
SAH is accepting applications for the de Montêquin Fellowship, which will provide a junior scholar with support for travel related to research on Spanish, Portuguese, or Ibero-American architecture. The application deadline is September 30.

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    SAH Awards Four Field Trip Grants
SAH is pleased to announce four new American Architecture and Landscape Field Trip grants for 2018–2019. SAH has awarded grants to support field trip programs administered by AIA Chicago, Glessner House, the San Antonio Conservation Society Foundation, and the Seattle Architecture Foundation.

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  Future of the Past Campaign Update
We're just weeks away from our August 31 deadline to secure an NEH matching grant for SAH Archipedia that will enable us to develop SAH Archipedia into an open access educational resource. We need your help to raise the remaining $17,995 to meet our $40,000 goal. Thank you for generosity and support of our documentation of the history of the built environment of the United States

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  SAH Archipedia: Alabama's 100 Classic Buildings Completed
Alabama’s Classic Buildings is now complete on SAH Archipedia. State coordinator Robert Gamble has compiled a list of 100 of the state’s most representative buildings and sites. 

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    SAHARA Highlights: Prisons and Jails
This month we look at the architecture of incarceration, and again can see the breadth of interests and scope of travel of SAHARA contributors. This is a small selection of the images of jails, prisons, sanitoria, and detention centers in the SAHARA collection.

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  What Has Architectural History Done About Recent Immigration Policies?
By Esra Akcan, Cornell University
Shortly after coming to power, United States President Donald Trump signed an executive order on January 27, 2017, that banned the entry of citizens from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Professional organizations for architectural historians, including the College Art Association (CAA) and the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) immediately released statements criticizing the ban, and many universities did the same declaring their commitment to the protection of immigrant and international students on their campuses.

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2018-19 ACLS Fellowship and Grant Competitions

Applications are open for the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2018-19 fellowship and grant competitions. ACLS offers programs that promote research in all fields of the humanities and humanistic social sciences and that support scholars from the graduate student level through all stages of the academic career, as well as independent scholars. Read More
Current SAH Opportunities

Ongoing Deadline

SAH Study Program Fellowship (Cuba Field Seminar)
Deadline August 17

SAH Study Program Fellowship (NMAAHC Study Day)
Deadline August 24 

SAH American Architecture and Landscape Field Trip Program
Deadline December 1 - new deadline!
Members in the News

Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi: Writing With: Togethering, Difference, and Feminist Architectural Histories of Migration
Richard Longstreth Receives AASLH Award
SAH Members Featured in Top Selections from Traditional Buildings Blogs
Jassen Callender: MSU School of Architecture Adds Associate Director
SAH in the News

Want to learn New Orleans' history? New city guide on natural environment, architectural masterpieces can help
The New Orleans Advocate, July 25, 2018
SAH Chapter & Partner News

The Docomomo US 2018 National Symposium, Design, Community, and Progressive Preservation, will take place September 26–29, in Columbus, Indiana, and feature four days of engaging programming, exclusive tours, evening keynote conversations with visionary leaders, and the American Institute of Architects’ Trade Show showcasing an array of new and innovative building products and services. Symposium partners include Exhibit Columbus, AIA Indiana, AIA Kentucky, and Newfields.

The editors of Buildings & Landscapes, the journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum, seek original, previously unpublished articles that document and interpret architecture or broaden the context for the study of North American architecture and cultural landscapes. Submissions from advanced graduate students and emerging scholars are welcome. Read More

The Visual Resources Association will hold its 2019 annual conference in Los Angeles, California, March 26-29. 
SAH Career Center

Visit the Career Center to view the jobs below or to purchase a job announcement.
  • Gray & Pape  Principal Investigator: History/Architecture
SAH August Booklist

Read the August Booklist of recently published architecture books and related works, selected by Barbara Opar, architecture librarian, Syracuse University Library.
New SAH Members

SAH welcomes our newest members: Carson Chan, James Gearen, Alyssa Gregory, Imogen Hart, Sarah Hirschman, Sarah Nichols, Antoine Picon, Adam Sear, Lindsay Simmons and Teresa Wingfield.

SAH thanks The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
for its operating support.
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