CFP Oct 9, 2014

SAH 2016 Annual International Conference (Pasadena/Los Angeles, 6-10 Apr 16)

Pasadena/Los Angeles, CA, Apr 6–10, 2016
Deadline: Jan 16, 2015

Helena Karabatsos, Chicago, IL

At its 2016 Annual International Conference in Pasadena/Los Angeles, SAH
will offer a total of 36 paper sessions. The Society invites its
members, including graduate students and independent scholars,
representatives of SAH chapters and partner organizations, as well as
future members to chair a session at the conference.

Since the principal purpose of the Annual International Conference is to
inform the conference attendees of the general state of research in
architectural history and related disciplines, session proposals
covering every period in the history of architecture and all aspects of
the built environment, including landscape and urban history, are

Sessions may be theoretical, methodological, thematic,
interdisciplinary, pedagogical, revisionist or documentary in premise
and have broadly conceived or more narrowly focused subjects. Sessions
that embrace cross-cultural, trans-national and/or non-Western topics
are particularly welcome. In every case, the subject should be clearly
defined in critical and historiographical terms, and should be
substantiated by a distinct body of either established or emerging

Proposals will be selected on the basis of merit and the need to
organize a well-balanced program. Topics exploring the architecture of
Pasadena/Los Angeles and Southern California are encouraged. As Los
Angeles serves as a global/local transportation hub, SAH also encourages
international scholars to submit session proposals.

Since late submissions cannot be considered, it is recommended that
proposals be submitted and their receipt confirmed well before the
deadline. The Conference Co-Chair cannot be responsible for last-minute
submissions that fail posting in the online portal.

Submission Guidelines

Session proposals are to be submitted online by 5:00 pm CST, January 16,
2015. The portal will close automatically at this time. Proposals will
be reviewed by Prof. Ken Tadashi Oshima, SAH 1st Vice President and
Conference Co-Chair of the SAH 69th Annual International Conference.

Prospective chairs must include the following in their proposal:

A session title not longer than 65 characters, including spaces and
Summary of the subject and the premise in no more than 500 words
Your name, professional affiliation (if applicable), address, telephone
and fax numbers, email addresses
A current CV – limited to 1 page.

View the full Call for Sessions and submit online at

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