EMA Newsletter: 28 August 2015

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28 August 2015

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Vernacular Architecture Forum 2016 Annual Meeting

The call for papers for the Vernacular Architecture Forum 2016 Annual Meeting (due 30 Oct, Durham, North Carolina, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

The Society for French Studies 57th Annual Conference

The call for papers for The Society for French Studies 57th Annual Conference (due 11 Sept, Glasgow, UK) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

The House in Literature: Practices of Commemoration, Consumption, Display and Self-Fashioning (Session for American Comparative Literature Association 2016 Annual Meeting)

The call for papers for a session of the American Comparative Literature Association 2016 Annual Meeting entitled “The House in Literature: Practices of Commemoration, Consumption, Display and Self-Fashioning” (due 23 Sept, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Love and Death in the Renaissance Castle

Information on the conference entitled “Love and Death in the Renaissance Castle” (20-21 Nov, Los Angeles, California, USA) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

RESOURCES

Capability Brown:  300 Years, 1716-2016

The new research network that is called “Capability Brown:  300 Years, 1716-2016” and that sponsors conferences as well as offers an overview of Capability Brown’s projects across the UK is available here and under “Institutes and Research Networks” in “Resources.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Restoration of 16th-Century Fountain Inside Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio

The 16th-century fountain, located in the courtyard of Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio and most likely designed by Giorgio Vasari and Bartolomeo Ammannati, will be under restoration until May 2016.  For more details, click here.

3-D Printed Simulation of Baroque Room

The German architects Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger have used computer technology to create a 3-D printed simulation of a Baroque interior.  For more details, click here and here.

Guarini’s Cappella della Sindone To Reopen in 2017

After 20 years of restoration following a devastating fire, Guarino Guarini’s Cappella della Sindone in Turin will reopen in the spring of 2017.  For more details, click here.