From SHERA-SAH Liaison: Highlights from Society of Architectural Historians Newsletter, September 2018, Volume LXII, No. 9

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2018 SAH/Mellon Author Award Winners
The Society of Architectural Historians announced the recipients of the 2018 SAH/Mellon Author Awards. These awards are granted to scholars publishing their first monograph on the history of the built environment and help defray the expenses of image licensing, reproduction, and creation of original drawings and maps. Read More

JSAH in the Classroom
As the academic year kicks off, we ask those of you who teach to consider including JSAH articles in your course syllabi. Widely recognized as the leading English-language journal on history of the built environment, each issue of JSAH offers four to five scholarly articles on a range of topics and time periods, book reviews, reviews of exhibitions and multimedia, as well as editorials designed to place the discipline of architectural history within a larger intellectual context. Read More

SAH Chapter & Partner News
Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA) Business Meeting at the ASEEES 50th Annual Convention 6-9 December, Boston, MA 2018, is scheduled on December 7, 8:00-9:30pm, Boston Marriott Copley Place, 3, Brandeis.The SHERA Graduate Student Travel Grant to the ASEEES Convention, made possible by a generous anonymous donation, was awarded to Denis Stolyarov, a PhD student at The Courtauld Institute of Art, UK, presenting on “Contested Spaces: Radical Potential in the Post-Soviet Art Gallery.”

Application for 2019 Conference Programs / Room Requests
SAH is accepting proposals for roundtable discussions, meetings, or informational presentations for the SAH 2019 Annual International Conference to be held in Providence, RI, April 24–28. A limited number of slots will be available for the midday break and during the hours of the daily conference proceedings. Read More

Humanities for All: Scholarly Societies Column
To highlight the public impact of the humanities in higher education, the National Humanities Alliance recently launched Humanities for All: a website that documents the past 10 years of publicly engaged humanities research, teaching, and programming in universities and colleges across the U.S. The website presents a cross section of over 1,400 projects, searchable, sortable, and illustrated with 51 in-depth profiles. When viewed together, these initiatives illustrate the broad impact of the humanities beyond higher education. Read More

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

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