EMA Newsletter: 4 February 2018

2 February 2018

CALLS FOR PAPERS

American Historical Association 2019 Annual Meeting

The call for papers for the American Historical Association 2019 Annual Meeting (due 15 Feb, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Cities at the Crossroads (Urban History Association) 

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Cities at the Crossroads (Urban History Association)” (due 15 Feb, Columbia, South Carolina, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Grand Tour del Terzo Millennio

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Grand Tour del Terzo Millennio” (due 19 Mar, Rome, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES AND LECTURES

Architecture in 1817:  Jefferson, Soane, and a Bicentennial Reflection on the Transatlantic “Diffusion”

Information on the lecture entitled “Architecture in 1817:  Jefferson, Soane, and a Bicentennial Reflection on the Transatlantic ‘Diffusion'” (3 Mar, Atlanta, Georgia, USA) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Medieval and Early Modern Spaces and Places

Information on the conference entitled “Medieval and Early Modern Spaces and Places” (23-24 Feb, Milton Keynes, UK) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Renovations of the Arms Display at the Governor’s Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia

Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia (USA) plans to repaint the room holding the large displays of arms at the Governor’s Palace in line with other contemporaneous spaces displaying arms.  For more details, click here.

Obituary:  Jill Lever

Jill Lever, former architectural librarian and curator at the Royal Institute of British Architects, has passed away.  For her obituary, click here.

Newly Discovered Watercolor by L’Enfant of George Washington’s Military Camp in the Hudson Valley

A watercolor by Pierre Charles L’Enfant and showing George Washington’s camp with its various architectural features at Verplanck’s Point in the Hudson Valley (USA) has recently been discovered.  For more details, click here.

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