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The Washington, D.C., metropolitan chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians welcomes anyone interested in architecture and the built environment. Please check here frequently for Latrobe Chapter news, events, and discussion.

News and Announcements

  • 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
  • Art, Planning and Politics: The Work of the Commission of Fine Arts A Lecture by Thomas Luebke, FAIA Tuesday, September 23, 2014For more than one hundred years, the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts has worked to promote high artistic standards in the design of national symbols, particularly for the design of Washington, DC. The most visible— and controversial—part of the Commission’s work has been the design of national memorials in the heart of the city’s monumental core. Reflecting aesthetic, cultural, and political trends, the memorials reveal a larger perspective about Americans and the presentation of the country’s history in built form. Commission of Fine Arts Secretary Thomas Luebke will present this story of art, planning, and politics as explored in his recent book Civic Art: A ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2014, 6:08 PM by Bill Marzella
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