CFP: 2015 SAH Annual Conference in Chicago, April 15-19

CFP: 2015 SAH Annual Conference in Chicago, April 15-19
June 6, 2014 1:01 AM

The Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for its 68th Annual Conference in Chicago, April 15-19, 2015. Please submit abstracts no later than June 6, 2014, for one of the 32 thematic sessions or for an open session. Visit for session descriptions and submission instructions.

Sessions have been selected to cover topics across all time periods and architectural styles. SAH encourages submissions from architectural, landscape, and urban historians; museum curators; preservationists; independent scholars; architects; and members of partner organizations. Thematic sessions are listed below. Open sessions are available for those whose research does not match any of the themed sessions. Instructions and deadlines for submitting to themed sessions and open sessions are the same. Only one abstract per author or co-author may be submitted.

List of Sessions
After Analog:  New Perspectives on Photography and Architecture
Ancients and Moderns: The Unraveling of Antiquity 
Architectural Histories of Data
Architectural History in the Anthropocene
An Architectural History of the Pacific Basin? 
Architecture in A New Light
Bigger Than Big: American Matter Out Of Scale
Brutalism in the Americas: North-South Connections
Building Practices in Transcontinental Migration
Darwinism and the Evolution of American Architecture
Destroying and Constructing Reality: Material and Form Since 1800
Dwelling In Asia: Translations between Housing, Domesticity & Architecture  
Emotional Histories of Architecture 
Environmental Technologies In History: Chicago’s Role
From Drawing to Building – Reworking Architectural Drawing
Housing: Intersections of Architecture, Planning & Social Reform 
Industrial Landscapes and Heritage: A Global Examination
The Invaluable Indigene: Local Expertise in the Imperial Context
The Legacy of Totalitarianism
Materiality and Modernism 
The Printed and the Built
Reassessing the Cold War in Architecture and Planning
Replicas: Contentious Reconstructions of The Past
Repositioning Mughal Architecture Within the Persianate World
Resource Architectures
Sound Modernity: Architecture, Technology, and Media
The Tent:  One of Architecture’s Many Guises
Time, Transformation, and Textuality in African Architecture
21st Century Critical Conservation: Re-Thinking the Status Quo
Vernacular Chicago: Architecture in the City Of Broad Shoulders
Watery Networks
What Canon? Questions of Landscape History 
Open Session


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