Community Engagement and Social Justice in Architectural History

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Call for Papers
April 12, 2021 to April 17, 2021
United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian American History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Public History, Urban Design and Planning

Call for Proposals from Emerging Scholars: Community Engagement and Social Justice in Architectural History


As part of the Society of Architectural Historians 2021 Virtual Conference, The SAH Asian American & Diasporic Architectural History (AA&D) Affiliate Group will present a roundtable and workshop titled Community Engagement and Social Justice in Architectural History on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 12:00 – 1:30 pm CDT. 


Presenters and panelists will discuss practical and ethical challenges they face in doing community-engaged research, scholarship and teaching. AA & D co-chairs and moderators Gail Dubrow and Sean McPherson invite proposals by emerging scholars with an interest in joining our workshop. 


Emerging scholars will share a 10-minute presentation of their work, as well as one question or issue for further discussion with our panel of community-engaged scholars and community activists that aim to advance social justice in communities dealing with systematic inequalities: Lynne Horiuchi, Arijit Sen, Camille Mays, Fallon Aidoo and Mary Corbin Sies. 


Interested participants should submit a proposal of 1-2 pages by Friday, April 16th to, outlining a project you will share with the group, as well as one preliminary question about community-engaged scholarship and teaching you would like to discuss with the panel. Questions may be directed to and


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Contact Info: 

Sean McPherson and Gail Dubrow

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