From SHERA-SAH Liaison: Highlights from Society of Architectural Historians Newsletter, July 2018, Volume LXII, No. 7

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Save the Date: SAH Awards Gala
The Society of Architectural Historians will host its 2018 Awards Gala on Friday, November 2, at The Arts Club of Chicago, and will present the SAH Awards for Architectural Excellence to Cynthia Weese, FAIA, Robert A.M. Stern, FAIA, Harry Hunderman, FAIA, and Deborah Slaton.  Read more

Heritage Conservation Committee Issues Position Statement
On June 22, the SAH Heritage Conservation Committee issued a position statement on the reproduction of lost buildings and construction of unbuilt designs. The statement outlines three issues to be addressed when institutions consider reconstruction. Read more

SAHARA Highlights: Allan Kohl
This month’s featured collection from SAHARA includes photographs taken by Allan Kohl, lecturer and visual resources librarian for the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. For years, he has supported the MCAD collection, and his own teaching, with extensive travel and high-quality photography, with a special focus on the ancient world and medieval and Renaissance Europe. Read more

Current SAH Opportunities
SAH/GAHTC Grants Ongoing Deadline 
SAH Award for Film and Video Deadline July 31
SAH Publication Awards Deadline July 31
Call for Nominations to the SAH Board Deadline August 1
Call for Nominations for SAH Fellows Deadline August 1

SAH Chapter & Partner News

Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA) invites applications for the SHERA Graduate Student Travel Grant to the ASEEES 50th Annual Convention (Boston, 6-9 December 2018) for travel from North America ($1,000) or from another continent ($1,500). Email applications to SHERA Board and Karen Kettering, complete with contact information, paper title and abstract, brief CV, listing of relevant grants, publications and talks. Deadline August 15, 2018.

The SAH Marion Dean Ross (Pacific Northwest) chapter held its May 2018 annual conference in Astoria, OR, hosted by the Clatsop Community College Historic Preservation & Restoration program. James Buckley, director of the University of Oregon Historic Preservation Program, was the keynote speaker. Plans were made to hold our 2019 conference in Sandpoint, Coeur d’Alene and Wallace, Idaho. For more, visit

Registration for the 2018 SESAH conference in Manhattan, KS, (Oct 3-6) is now open. The conference will include a keynote by Kansas City architect Bob Berkebile and a Saturday Study Tour of Kansas’ Flint Hills. The deadline for our 2018 Publications Awards is July 15. See our website for details, to register, and to view a report on the 2018 SAH Annual International Conference published by our inaugural SESAH Fellowship recipient, Dr. Danielle Willkens.

SAH July Booklist
Read the July 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: Alesha Cerny, Amol Deshmukh, Jr., Sarah Estrela, Christine Finn, Kenneth Frampton, Susanne Hand, Rachel Hunt Shannon, David Kinsey, Allan T. Kohl, Elisabeth Leach, Charlotte Leib, Ellen Philpott-Teo, Mohamed Shaker and Matthew Thurlow.

Highlights are composed by your SHERA-SAH liaison Anna P. Sokolina.