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News and Announcements

  • Over There: World War I Overseas Cemeteries and Memorials of the American Battle Monuments Commission A Lecture by Lisa Pfueller Davidson, PhDTuesday, November 11, 2014November 11, 2018 will mark the centennial of the Armistice ending the Great War. In its aftermath, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) was established to enhance the overseas military cemeteries for the fallen and erect memorials to the combat accomplishments of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF). Just as the events of World War I are largely forgotten by the American public, the original commemorative program of the ABMC has been overshadowed by its massive World War II American cemeteries in places like Normandy. Initially the War Department established eight World War I cemeteries in France, England, and Belgium. ABMC was created in 1923 to improve these cemeteries and ...
    Posted Oct 19, 2014, 1:06 PM by Bill Marzella
  • Graduate Student/Emerging Professional Annual Meeting Fellowship Posted See Annual Meeting Fellowship page for more information!!We are pleased to announce that the Latrobe Chapter is now accepting applications for our Graduate Student/Emerging Professional Annual Meeting Fellowship, which is now in its fourth year. The fellowship provides an individual with a significant monetary award to assist in attending the SAH Annual Meeting of the national organization of the Society of Architectural Historians, which generously waives the conference registration fee for the fellow. The fellowship is intended to contribute to the professional development of a member of the rising generation of architectural historians.
    Posted Sep 16, 2014, 6:19 PM by Bill Marzella
  • SAH Latrobe Chapter Student Annual Meeting Fellowship Report Katherine Miller Latrobe Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians 2014 Annual Meeting Fellowship Austin, TX It was a privilege to receive the Latrobe chapter’s Graduate Student Annual Meeting Fellowship this year. The fellowship allowed me to present my dissertation topic in Austin during the Graduate Student Lightening Round Talks. With only five minutes to present my entire project, I spent the spring semester practicing my talk to make sure that my ideas were conveyed clearly and succinctly. My presentation was a success, and it felt great to know I had Jamie Jacobs and other Latrobe Chapter members cheering me on in the audience. Participating the Lightning Round Talks was especially helpful because they created an impromptu network of current graduate ...
    Posted Sep 16, 2014, 6:07 PM by Bill Marzella
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